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8 Dec 2017

Certification of coating applicators

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I often get asked what’s the difference between training and certification and how does certification work. I have tried to keep this article as simple as possible but please feel free to contact me if you or your company is looking for a certification scheme that is recognised globally. Training is the platform to gain...
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8 Dec 2017

CSCS Cards for Train the inspector

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CSCS have granted cards for any candidate completing ICorr level 1,2 or 3 courses. This can be awarded retrospectively to anyone who completed the online course. This forms a part of the partner card agreement between Corrodere and CSCS. CSCS recognise the level of Health & Safety training delivered by the course and we are...
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8 Dec 2017

Train the coating specialist has two more successful diploma students

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David Anderson and Rania McCreath have successfully completed the Diploma in Coatings for Corrosion Control (DipCC) and we send our congratulations to both. Rania contacted us upon completion and said: ‘I enjoyed the challenge of the Diploma in Coatings for Corrosion Control course. Apart from Basic Corrosion and Paint Principles, it allows you to focus...
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8 Dec 2017

Aberdeen Update

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We are pleased to announce that AIS Training will be running the SSPC Train the painter courses in Aberdeen. AIS are one of the most experienced training providers in the UK and our relationship is testament to the fact that SSPC Train the painter is the scheme of choice for offshore painters. Conoco Phillips specifies...
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8 Dec 2017

SSPC Train the inspector announce five new courses

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‘I have been a qualified coating inspector for many years and always taken the view that some disciplines inspectors are involved in have been regarded as niche or even overlooked for far too long. So I was particularly pleased when SSPC Train the inspector decided to launch the following five new inspector courses’. David Eyre...
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8 Dec 2017

SSPC Train the painter Affiliate Profile

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Located near the North Sea in Norfolk HJC Protective Coatings Ltd are a specialist protective coating application company serving the Engineering, Marine and Oil & Gas Industry.  Stephen Sellers, Managing Director has over 15 years of experience in surface application and has the ability to apply bespoke coating solutions in highly specialised facilities. He is...
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20 Oct 2017

SSPC Trainthepainter signs agreement to display CSCS logo

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Gordon Jenkins, CSCS Director of operations said “CSCS is pleased to see that SSPC Train the painter have taken the initiative to become an official partner with CSCS. The partnership demonstrates SSPC’s Train the painter’s commitment to meeting the requirements of the CLC and ensuring construction site workers are appropriately qualified. In the process, we...
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12 Sep 2017

Trainthepainter languages increases

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The number of languages that Trainthepainter has been translated into is now nine. The languages now include Russian and Lithuanian and Portuguese. The latter being very important particularly in South America where it is the most widely spoken language. Brendan Fitzsimons commented ‘We are pleased to be able to offer our training in so many...
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12 Sep 2017

Coating & Lining Application Specialist Qualification Certification (SSPC-ACS-1/NACE No13)

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Training of applicators is now a requirement on virtually all projects or specifications. The next step the industry will take is to move towards full certification of applicators and supervisors in compliance with ISO17024. Certification can only be granted when an applicator or supervisor has been independently assessed against a given standard. Trainthepainter are the...
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12 Sep 2017

QR Codes now on all SSPC Trainthepainter Applicator cards

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To add in an additional layer of security for our members we are now issuing all SSPC Trainthepainter cards with an individual QR code. This will allow anyone with a QR reader on their smart phone to check the validity of the card. The code links straight in to our database and shows a picture...
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