Education / Certification

Committed to your professional development

From trade school and university students to seasoned professionals, our training supports every stage of your corrosion and coatings career.

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Improve performance

Workers who receive the necessary protective coatings training obtain deeper understanding of their responsibilities within their roles, build confidence in their field, and enhance their performance.


Robust training programs, containing industry standardized language and core knowledge, ensure that employees have consistent experience and background knowledge.

Increase productivity

Productivity increases when a company implements training courses, ensuring project success, and improving company project turnover. Well educated employees mean a higher level of accountability.

Our mission: Supporting your career goals through coatings and corrosion training

Providing technical coursework that prepares you for the field stems from our mission statement. Our education programs are carefully designed to thoroughly prepare students for the next step in their professional lives, no matter where their career takes them. Our hands-on training and practical certifications can help build your career and assist you in meeting the requirements of industry specification.

With broader overview courses as well as subject matter-specific classes, our education programs provide the technical skills and knowledge to enhance the career opportunities of those new to the industry as well as technicians, degreed engineers, scientists, and up to senior-level management.

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Classes held weekly worldwide and online

With dedicated training centers in Houston, Pittsburgh, and Dubai, and with partners worldwide, we bring training to locations convenient to you. AMPP is continually branching out into new cities and countries, offering over 850 courses each year in 30+ countries.

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Developed by industry, globally recognized

Our courses are maintained, overseen and reviewed by the best and most experienced corrosion professionals in the industry.

Committees, comprised of industry leaders, work year-round to ensure that courses are kept up-to-date and challenging. Recognized as the best in the industry, they’re passionate about coatings and corrosion and dedicated to helping the next generation of professionals build upon their work and continue making industry advancements. Because of this commitment to you and the industry, our committees work hard to ensure no corners are cut, no shortcuts taken, and the material and course delivered to you pushes you and the industry to be its best.

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Instructors with Decades of field experience

Industry experts themselves, our instructors are equally passionate about their specialties and helping you achieve your career objectives. Their dedication is evident from the lengthy, stringent process they go through to become an instructor. Once approved to teach, instructors must pass quality assessments, maintain their associated certifications and attend ongoing professional development. These measures ensure you learn from the most knowledgeable, qualified authorities in the field, who combine comprehensive course content with their unique professional experiences and insights.

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Student Code of Conduct

The core values of AMPP are learning, discovery, freedom, leadership, individual opportunity, and responsibility. Each student is expected to uphold these values through integrity, honesty, trust, fairness, and respect toward peers, instructors, staff, and community. In addition, students are expected to abide by all state and federal laws, statutes and regulations.

Failure to uphold these values could result in, up to and including, revocation of Membership, revocation of certification and/or denial of attendance in a current or future class offering.

Education Accreditation

We have been accredited as an Authorized Provider by the International Association for Continuing Education and Training (IACET). In obtaining this accreditation, we have demonstrated that we comply with the ANSI/IACET Standard which is recognized internationally as a standard of good practice. As a result of their Authorized Provider status, we are authorized to offer IACET CEUs for programs that qualify under the ANSI/IACET Standard.