ICorr Level 1 Coating Inspection

ICorr Level 1 Coating Inspection

A level 1 ICorr inspector certificate is recognised internationally and is an essential minimum requirement for coating inspectors employed by a multitude of large International clients. ICorr Level 1 personnel are qualified to carry out operations according to written instructions. ICorr Level 1 certified personnel have demonstrated the competence to:

  • Set up and calibrate specific inspection or test equipment;
  • Carry out tests and perform inspections against written criteria;
  • Record and classify the results of tests and inspections against written criteria;
  • Report the results.

Full study support is provided throughout the course by highly professional authors and administrative staff along with social media, you will never feel left to study alone. To achieve this professional certificate, core and specialist online modules (outlined on page 4) must be studied and online multiple choice assessments passed with 100% prior to attending a one day practical and theoretical assessment. An optional 1 day practical workshop is available to prepare students for the assessment.

  • Certificate Achieved: ICorr Level 1 Coating Inspector (inc. marine and offshore)
  • Pre-Requisites: 12 months industry experience
  • Teaching Methods: 100% online training and online assessments with channels of communication by telephone, email and social forums to our authors and administrative staff for study support throughout the 12 months.
  • Course Duration: 12 months access to the course material is provided however, it is recommended to take up to 40 hours to complete the modules. The benefit of studying this online course is the level of flexibility and the ability to fit your studying around your busy day job and home life.
  • Assessment: The ICorr level 1 assessment consists of theoretical and practical exams. There are 40 general and 30 specific multi choice questions and 5 general and 4 specific essay questions plus a practical assessment using inspection equipment.
  • Marking Structure:
    ON Line All multiple choice online questions must be passed before attending the one day practical and theoretical assessment.
    Final Assessment A minimum of 70% required to pass the theoretical assessment. A minimum of 70% required to pass the practical assessment. The practical examination shall be of sufficient duration, complexity and scope to verify the candidate’s ability to use test instruments correctly, inspect surface preparations (where applicable) and inspect coatings in real work situations.
  • Resitting Exams: Resit your exam within 12 months of receipt of result and receive 1 year’s access to the training material.
  • Certification: All examination candidates will be issued with either a standard Certificate of Achievement and Wallet Card or a Failure Notice by the ICorr Test Centre, normally within 21 days of completion of examination, providing that all examination fees have been paid or credit terms have been agreed.
    The period of validity of the certification is five years from the date of successful completion of an examination.
  • Recertification: Apply for recertification after five years, submit an up-todate CV and complete an online refresher course for a new 5 year card to be issued.
  • Payment: Payment of course fees are required upon application.
    Fees are refunded in full should an application be declined, or the student cancels the course within 14 days of registering.
  • Course Fees: Fees include 12 months access to our comprehensive online training programme, the one day assessment day and issuing of the official ICorr certificate and ID card.

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