Corrosion Prevention and Control Management eCourse

General Corrosion

Corrosion Prevention & Control (CPC) Management eCourse

CPC planning is the most efficient method for effectively addressing and reducing the impact of corrosion at every stage of a product or facility’s lifecycle. This eCourse walks through the NACE SP21412-2016/SSPC-CPC 1 standard, diving into the key aspects of CPC planning for products and facilities. It covers: attributes that impact CPC planning; considerations for material selection and design to minimize corrosion; and items that should be addressed in CPC planning which affect CPC in design, fabrication and construction, operation and use, and maintenance and sustainability.

Who should attend

Anyone who is responsible for developing corrosion prevention and control policies or plans, including:

  • Public and private facility owners
  • Managers
  • Technicians
  • Suppliers
  • Inspectors
  • Procurement officers
  • Project managers
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Learning objectives

  • Understand the mechanisms of corrosion
  • Understand the costs of corrosion across industry
  • Recognize the importance of corrosion prevention and control planning
  • Recognize the purpose of the CPC planning standard
  • Identify the different components of the standard
  • Identify the items or topics that should be addressed during CPC planning
  • Possess a fundamental understanding of how this standard can be utilized as an effective tool during CPC planning

Course completion

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. All certification and renewal applicants will be required to complete the Ethics for the Corrosion Professional eCourse OR an equivalent training and provide proof of completion as part of the certification application or renewal process.

End of course exam

Students will earn a certificate of completion upon successful completion of the online course.

2 Hours
2 Professional Development Hours (PDH)


No prior training or experience is required.

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