Fabric Maintenance

Train the Painter - Protective Coatings Applicator

Train the Painter - Protective Coatings Applicator

Course Overview

This course is an internationally recognised training programme which is accredited and approved by SSPC.

The training has been developed by industry experts in response to the strong demand for certifications within the industrial coatings industry that now requires personnel working on road, rail, oil and gas programmes to obtain professional specified certificates.

Protective Coatings Applicator is a mandatory module of the SSPC Train The Painter programme.

A bronze card or orange trainee card will be awarded upon successful completion of the practical exercises and multiple choice tests, dependent on experience. To be granted the bronze card delegates must have worked in the protective coatings industry for more than 1600 hours. If 1600 hours have not been completed, delegates will receive an orange trainee card. This can be upgraded to the bronze card if an employer provides evidence of work to SSPC.


Prerequisites Required!
In order to complete Train the Painter - Protective Coatings Applicator, delegates must hold:
    Delegates must be at least 18 years old to complete Train The Painter - Protective Coatings Applicator.

Course Content

Delegates completing the Train The Painter - Protective Coatings Applicator module will be able to;
- Ensure professionalism
- Promote good working practice
- Have a thorough insight into methods of surface treatment and application of protective coatings

Delegates will also have knowledge on;
- Health and safety
- Access plant and equipment
- Surface preparation
- Coating types
- Coating application
- Quality control

More information

  • Certification: An SPCC card will be issued upon successful completion.
  • Certificate validity (months): 60
  • Target audience: Personnel in the industrial coatings industry
  • Revalidation: The course must be revalidated every 5 years.
  • Items to bring: Government Issued Photographic ID eg Driver Licence or Passport
  • Health prerequisites: Due to certain aspects of the course being potentially physically demanding and/or stressful, delegates will be required to confirm their medical fitness & physical ability to participate on this course by completing our centre medical self-screening form prior to course commencement

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