BGAS-CSWIP Painting Inspection: New Multi-Choice Exam Format
The BGAS-CSWIP Painting Inspection qualification has traditionally allowed candidates
with or without previous experience to gain entry into the Paint Inspection Industry.
This comprehensive course is made up of modules which include corrosion, the importance
of surface preparation, surface contaminants and tests; paint constituents and technology;
solutions and dispersions; drying and curing properties and performance; specified
painting conditions; cathodic protection; holiday/pinhole detection; paint-application
methods; paint/paint film testing; paint identification; metal coatings; paint faults;
colour; inspection methods; specification requirements; health and safety and working
In response to client feedback, TWI in conjunction with the BGAS Council recently
decided to make changes to the examination structure to a multi-choice format.
Keith Malone, TWI's Training Programme Manager for BGAS said: "The new format is
the result of many hours of hard work by TWI's Paint Inspection Department employees
to gain BGAS Council approval. The main objectives for this change are to improve
the examination process and reduce the time it takes for candidates to obtain their
The BGAS-CSWIP Painting Inspection
Grade 2 and
Grade 1 programmes are available worldwide.
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