Corrosion Under Insulation Specialist Course

Posted on February 8, 2023
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Due to industry demand we are excited to announce the launch of our brand new online course – Corrosion Under Insulation Specialist

The importance of managing corrosion under insulation

Corrosion Under Insulation (CUI) is defined as corrosion of a steel structure such as pipes, vessels, low alloy, austenitic stainless steel, or tanks fabricated from carbon. CUI occurs underneath insulation or fireproofing due to the permeation of moisture or water.

CUI is a well known and widespread corrosion phenomenon in the oil & gas and petrochemical industries, because of the use of many insulated structures which are exposed to variable corrosive environments.

Virtually every process plant with insulated or fireproofed structures will have CUI. The extent it will depend upon the management and inspection control and the repair and rectification process of the plant during operation and shutdown.

CUI is very expensive and it is estimated that between 40-60% of piping maintenance costs are related to CUI. Undetected, it can lead to leaks, potential explosions and serious environmental implications.

This training course has been developed by industry experts and offers an insight into corrosion, corrosion under insulation, fireproofing, inspection and management of assets.

The course will provide students with industry knowledge on CUI and how to manage it with specific inspection and detection methods. It will also provide training on the insulation and coating systems used for the protection of structures and the specific testing of products.

Who is this course suitable for?

This course would be hugely beneficial to the following: Corrosion Engineers, Designers of Plant and Equipment, Coatings Inspectors, Insulation Inspectors, Pipeline Inspectors, Asset Integrity Personnel, Painting Contractors, NDE Personnel, Fabric Maintenance Personnel, Plant Maintenance Personnel, Suppliers of Insulation Materials, Suppliers of Coating Materials and personnel who have an interest in CUI.

Why study with the Corrodere Academy?

Convenient. Distance learning allows you to learn from home, work, or on the road.

Immediate. Online training enables you to start the course when it is most convenient to you.

Affordable. Studying online means no venue or travel costs, saving an average of 50% compared to classroom learning.

Flexible. You decide when it is convenient to study and can make your own schedule to suit your job and lifestyle.

Course structure

This distance learning course will take 16-24 hours to complete and once all modules are completed, students will receive a certificate of achievement accredited by Lloyd’s Register. Students are granted access to the course training platform for 12 months from initial sign up.

The course material was created by industry experts including Brendan Fitzsimons and Trevor Parry who between them have 70+ years’ experience in protective coatings.

If you’re interested and want to find out more please get in touch or download a brochure today!

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