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BGAS-CSWIP Site Coatings Inspector

04th Nov 2019

Location
Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Start Date
04th Nov 2019
End Date
08th Nov 2019
Course only
£ 930.00 + VAT
Exam only
£ 350.00 + VAT
Course + Exam package
£ 1,230.00 + VAT

Is it for me?

You can take this course with or without previous experience in site coatings inspection and is suitable for you if you wish to attain BGAS-CSWIP Approval as a Site Coatings Inspector. It is also suitable for anyone engaged in the inspection and coating of new and existing pipelines. This approval is very useful to welding inspectors as it can extend your working time capability on pipelines projects.

Student using the Elcometer 456 electronic thickne
Student using the Elcometer 456 electronic thickness gauge to measure the thickness of a coating.
Team exercise where students are using a dial micr
Team exercise where students are using a dial micrometerand Testex tape to measure substrate profiles.

What will I learn?

This course will cover corrosion, specified coating conditions, surface preparation methods and standards, surface contaminants and tests for detection. You will also learn about coating technology, film thickness, coal tar enamels, special situations, hot applied tapes, cold applied laminate tapes, grease based tapes, and self-adhesive overwrap tapes.

You will also be taught about polyethylene cladding, fillers, mastics and putties, heat shrinkable plastics, powder coatings, urethane MCLs, holiday detection, concrete coatings, and internal coatings. The course als offers information on cathodic protection, stages of pipeline construction, handling, transport and storage, pipeline surveys, health and safety, coating faults, and working practices and quality.

What will I leave with?

By the end of the course, you should be able to:

  • Understand the principles of pipeline coatings
  • Understand the importance of surface preparation
  • Appreciate the difficulties associated with pipeline site coating
  • Understand the practical methods of testing and inspection
  • Interpret the requirements of standards
  • Meet the syllabus requirements for the BGAS-CSWIP Site Coatings Inspector examination

Certification

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