Concrete Coating Basics eCourse (CCB)

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Concrete Coating Basics eCourse (CCB)

With double the lifespan of other building materials, concrete is widely considered to be the most popular building material because of its strength, durability, low cost and versatility.  Concrete Coating Basics provides a foundational overview of how concrete is often coated not just for aesthetic reasons but to extend the useful life of the structure or surface and to reduce maintenance and repair costs.

This eCourse is a recommended prerequisite for individuals seeking the Concrete Coating Inspector Certification.

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Course description

This 8-hour, online course contains eight (8) core content modules with downloadable job aids, learning activities, and knowledge check questions throughout each module.  Topics covered include concrete condition assessment, joint and crack repair, concrete coating types as well as an overview of surface preparation, application, and post installation guidelines for quality.

Learn from home or on the road with this fully responsive and on-demand course which allows the layout and content to automatically adjust and adapt to any device or screen size (i.e. mobile, desktop, laptop or tablet).

Learning Objectives

  • State the basic components and properties of concrete
  • Describe how concrete is placed and cured
  • Explain the physical and chemical mechanisms of concrete degradation
  • Identify common concrete defects
  • Recall how concrete commonly deteriorates
  • Explain the most commonly used coating systems used on concrete substrates
  • Discuss the most common concrete surface preparation methods
  • Summarize how to repair surface irregularities and concrete joints and cracks
  • Discuss the most common concrete coating application methods
  • Summarize how to apply/install coatings to concrete substrates
  • Recognize the most common concrete coating inspection instrumentation
  • Recall the testing methods used to determine coating integrity

Who should attend

From applicator to engineer, this eCourse is designed to benefit all individuals in the concrete coating industry including:

  • Supervisors, foreman and managers
  • Contractors and field personnel
  • Specifiers, engineers and inspectors
  • Technical representatives
  • Material and equipment suppliers

Course Completion

To receive a training Certificate of Completion and professional development hours (PDHs) students must successfully complete the entire course, including each learning activity.

Member - $449.00 USD
Non-Member - $649.00 USD
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