• The NACE Institute will improve public safety and environmental
    protection by advocating corrosion awareness and action, and provide
    unparalleled qualification programs that drive corrosion industry
    performance.
Certification: CIP Level 2

Upon successful completion of the CIP Level 2 course and exam, a NACE Coating Inspector Level 2 will possess (but will not be limited to) the following skills and knowledge factors:

  • Qualified to perform advanced coating inspections using both nondestructive and destructive techniques

  • Knowledge of specialized coating materials and techniques for a variety of substrates including concrete, copper, aluminum, lead, galvanized, and thermal spray metals as well as wood and polymeric materials (plastics)

  • Understanding of various types of coatings including powder, fireproof, anti-fouling, high-heat, and temporary protective coatings as well as concrete, pipeline, mainline, and field joint coatings

  • Advanced knowledge of recordkeeping, report writing and condition surveys

    Application Procedure

    Effective January 1, 2016, the CIP Level 2 Certification will require 2 years verifiable coating inspection work experience. In addition, a NACE International Institute Certification Application will be required.

    Requirements Necessary to Achieve Certification
    Effective January 1, 2016, the CIP Level 2 Certification will require 2 years verifiable coating inspection work experience. In addition, a NACE International Institute Certification Application will be required.

    Option 1

    • Certification - CIP Level 1
    and one of the following:
    ReCertification Requirements
    All NACE Certifications must be renewed every three (3) years.
    • ReCertification Application (1)
    • Work Experience Years (1.5)
    • Renewal Fee (Members $240.00 USD; Non-members $450.00 USD)

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