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This course is very flexible. Ideal for studying while working… I am grateful for the experience and feel all possible help was given to help me achieve this qualification… Thanks to all involved.’
In my role of project manager I found the Corrodere course a flexible and enjoyable method of education in corrosion control and understanding protective coatings
I enjoyed all aspect of the course
It’s too easy to become sheltered with the “safe” North Sea coating paint spec so it was good to learn about FBE’s etc. The IMO section was good as it made you appreciate the necessity for good QA / QC if you are to get submerged tanks to last 15 years’
I would particularly like to thank all the people involved in the delivery of the Corrodere Coating Inspector Courses on behalf of the Institute of Corrosion. This last year has been the most successful so far.’
I found the course very informative and easy to understand. I will definitely have my Inspectors and Supervisors sit the exams
It is a very worthwhile course for all Supervisors’ in the industry.’
I hoped to achieve a greater understanding of coating inspection techniques and this course provide me with that and more
A very good course, delivered by an excellent teacher and really well put together
I would recommend this course as I found all the contents very helpful to my present job. This should also help my progress in the inspection industry
I would like to add that I found the practical workshop a tremendous help in my gaining the qualification. I would highly recommend it to anyone taking the online course as it pulls all the subjects together.
Brendan Fitzsimons is the author of the original Fitz’s Atlas as well as the Fitz’s Atlas 2. Brendan has been in the protective coatings industry for over 25 years working for Inspection and Consulting Engineers, Paint manufacturers, major oil and gas suppliers and International Coating Contractors working in the marine, offshore and infrastructure industries.
Brendan is a Chartered Scientist, a Masters Degree in Materials Engineering, NACE Protective Coatings Specialist and a NACE Coating Inspector and Peer Reviewer. Brendan is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Corrosion.
Andrew is a Business Studies graduate from Bristol University. After initially taking some time out to travel Andrew joined the MPI Group in 1990, his family’s publishing business. His initial job role was as Advertising Executive for Drydock magazine.
He became Managing Director in 1997 and has helped develop a Training Division for the business which trades under the brands of Corrodere and the Maritime Training Academy.
Andrew now concentrates on managing the Support Office at the company’s base in Farnham, Surrey and giving direction on future business strategy.
When not at work Andrew enjoys watching his two sons play football, cricket, golf, tennis etc. etc.!!!
David Eyre has been working in the Protective and Marine coating industries for over 30 years. The majority of the time has been spent with major coating manufacturers in the UK and overseas. The last 10 years have been spent in training applicators, supervisors, inspectors and trainers globally.
In addition to the training activities David has also advised on training suitability and requirements for a number of national organisations.
Lucy has worked for the MPI Group for 8 years and been involved with the overall operating, development and growth of Corrodere particularly the ICorr Inspection programme and SSPCTrainthepainter while juggling a busy home life with two lively sporting teenage boys.
Enjoying being active and exercising regularly her biggest achievement of 2015 was completing the Tough Mudder!
Catherine is our newest member of the team and is acting Course Manager while Lucy Andrews is off on maternity leave.
Catherine’s busy work schedule includes registering our students, organising their training courses and examinations and co-ordinating Certification. Catherine is always happy to help with any administrative queries students have once enrolled.
If you need to contact her she’s available 9:15am to 3:15pm Monday to Thursday and when she’s not at work you’ll find her chilling out with her family and friends.
Nicola has worked for the MPI group for 11 years. In this time she has worked in a variety of different roles and now works for the accounts team. When not working she looks after her two teenage sons and 3 chickens!
Clare has worked part time for MPI for nearly 2 years.
She has two young boys which keep her extremely busy with football, cricket etc….they keep trying to teach her the off side rule!
When not chasing around after her boys she enjoys running and does the occasional competition.
Tatum has been working at MPI as a Graphic and Web Designer for two and a half years with her varied role differing from day to day. Within Corrodere she creates the library of course brochures and prospectuses, all marketing material available in our bespoke marketing toolbox along with press adverts and this fantastic website! Outside of her working day she enjoys playing hockey for her local team, travelling and socialising with friends.