Part I of the course is provided online over a two-day period in a virtual classroom with a live instructor. In these first two days, you will learn the theory of coatings which includes:
- An introduction to coating fundamentals
- Coating types and curing mechanisms
- Specifications and standards
- And the role of the inspector
Students will receive the same manual, reference material, and coursework such as exercises, quizzes, and activities as in our traditional in-person classroom courses.
You will perform the in-person, real-world labs with your instructor face-to-face in an actual coatings lab. These are being offered at coatings facilities around the world.
CIP Blended Frequently Asked Questions
Successful completion of the course is required to earn a certificate of course completion. Requirements are specific to each course and may include a combination of attendance, daily assessments, activities, quizzes, or knowledge checks.
End of course exam
A practical exam is administered at the end of the Coating Inspector Blended Course -Level 1 - Practical Classroom course. You will need to register separately for this course after completing the virtual classroom course. Successful completion of the exam is required to earn a certificate of completion.
Once you have completed both the virtual and practical sessions of the CIP Level 1 blended course, visit ampp.org/cip-1/cert to see the steps to complete your certification.