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Corrodere launches apprenticeship scheme in style
Posted on October 20, 2021
Corrodere launches apprenticeship scheme in style   At the Corrodere Academy we are committed to encouraging and developing the future of the Protective Coatings industry. So, we've partnered with Skills...
Petrochemical and refinery coating surveys
Posted on January 5, 2021
Petrochemical plants and refineries are complex structures; so undertaking coating surveys can require astute planning, careful organisation and a team of specialists. Coating specifications in the petrochemical and refinery industry tend to cover the...
Maintaining standards
Posted on December 1, 2020
Close familiarity with international standards and test methods used in the protective coatings industry is a prerequisite for coating surveyors. Standards and test methods are relevant to assessing the condition of protective coatings and...
Measuring up
Posted on November 12, 2020
Measuring the thickness of a coating is important in the paint and corrosion protection industry, so surveyors should possess a good knowledge of the appropriate standards. Inspections during and after the...
Bridging the coatings gap
Posted on November 2, 2020
Carrying out protective coating surveys for bridges requires specialist knowledge, good preparation and a flexible approach. Bridge types, which include beam, box girder, truss, arch, cable stayed and suspension designs, are continuously...
Coating surveys on offshore platforms
Posted on October 15, 2020
Completing protective coating surveys on offshore platforms requires careful planning, close co-operation with operators and a co-ordinated approach. A coating survey is required to investigate the condition of a coating on an offshore...
Surveying coatings in the offshore environment
Posted on July 30, 2020
Offshore oil and gas exploration and production platforms, which must operate in some of the harshest environments found on earth, are protected by high-performance coatings that must be routinely surveyed...
A brief Introduction to the Corrosion Management and its application benefits – by Ali Morshed (PhD, MSc, CEng, DIC)
Posted on July 3, 2020
Corrosion Management (CM) is a rather new concept and process whose international advent could be traced back to th publication of the UK Energy Institute's book on the subject in...
NHSS19A TMS and Water Jetting
Posted on April 30, 2020
We are pleased to announce that the SSPC Train the painter Thermal Metal Spraying and Water Jetting have now been included in the Highways England NHSS19A document. The two modules...
Looking at New Innovative Ways of Delivering Training
Posted on April 30, 2020
Coronavirus has made us look at not only how we can deliver training but also how we examine the outcomes of the training delivered. We at the Corrodere Academy are...
HESA course
Posted on April 30, 2020
The Highways Electrical Skills Academy have now adopted SSPC Train the painter as the only training provider for their sector schemes. All members of the HESA who conduct painting operations...
Highways Electrical Skills Academy
Posted on December 27, 2018
Protection of steel structures on the UK highways has been one of the major areas where it is a mandatory requirement for coating applicators to be trained through National Highways...
Akzo Nobel
Posted on December 6, 2018
Akzo Nobel through International Paints Ltd has extended its strategic training alliance with Corrodere. They will be offering the SSPC Train the painter training and the SSPC C6, C7 &...
CSCS Cards for Train the inspector
Posted on December 8, 2017
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...
SSPC Trainthepainter signs agreement to display CSCS logo
Posted on October 20, 2017
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...
QR Codes now on all SSPC Trainthepainter Applicator cards
Posted on September 12, 2017
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...
Trainthepainter languages increases
Posted on September 12, 2017
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...
AkzoNobel signs up as a SSPC Train the painter Global Affiliate
Posted on May 19, 2017
Mauricio Bannwart, Managing Director of AkzoNobel’s Protective Coatings business, said: “We are proud to announce the launch of the SSPC Train the painter programme. It means that we are able...
National Highways Sector Scheme 19A accredit SSPC Trainthepainter
Posted on May 3, 2017
SSPC Trainthepainter coating applicator course has been independently audited and meets the required standard for compliance with the INSTITUTE OF CORROSION (ICorr) REQ DOC (NHSS 19A) "Requirements for the Training...
SSPC Trainthepainter switch to 5 year cards
Posted on May 3, 2017
To bring SSPC Trainthepainter cards in line with other industry cards all new cards issued after the 1st March 2017 will be valid for 5 years before renewal. The decision...
Network Rail approve SSPC Trainthepainter
Posted on March 3, 2017
Following the extensive review and analysis of the SSPC Trainthepainter applicator training programme, Network Rail has approved the full programme including Protective Coatings Applicator, Spray Painting, Abrasive Blast Cleaning and...
SSPC Trainthepainter sign agreement to partner card with the CSCS
Posted on February 28, 2017
In an initiative to reduce the number of cards that trades hold. Applicators that have minimum of the Protective Coatings Applicator card (Bronze) will qualify to the CSCS Blue card...
WG Beaumont welcomed to the SSPC Trainthepainter programme
Posted on October 11, 2016
W.G. Beaumont of Romford, Essex. UK are the next to join the movement of companies registering to the SSPC Trainthepainter programme. With the advanced theoretical and practical training, its recognition...
SSPC Trainthepainter assessed against NORSOK standard M-501
Posted on March 8, 2016
SSPC Trainthepainter has been independently assessed against the contents of the NORSOK Standard M-501 Edition 6, February 2012, and has been found to meet the requirements of section 10.2.2 of...
New grit recovery unit
Posted on November 20, 2015
Airblast Eurospray has launched the AbVac Grit Recovery Unit, a portable abrasive recovery unit capable of removing anything from dust up to 50mm debris. Available with a wide range of...
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