- Explain the cost of corrosion and its significance including the economic, environmental, safety, financial and system reliability impact as it relates to the power industry
- Identify how, where, and why corrosion occurs
- Recognize various types of corrosion based on their characteristics and where they are typically found in power industry environments
- Define the major areas of transmission and distribution structures, substation apparatus and generating facilities that should be inspected, the inspection process used, and the data analysis process associated with each type of inspection
- Recognize the types of corrosion mitigation methods used in the industry, as well as material selection considerations for construction and repair, and the benefits of proactive corrosion practices
- Discuss the costs of corrosion from a business perspective and the information needed to make decisions
- Recommend strategies for implementing practical approaches for corrosion management including corrective vs. preventative costs, direct vs. indirect costs, and capital vs. operation, and maintenance costs
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
Upon successful completion of the end of module assessment, students will receive a printable certificate of completion and 5 PDHs.