IMO PSPC Certificate – Marine Coating Inspection

IMO PSPC Certificate – Marine Coating Inspection

Students requiring a specific marine coatings inspection certificate will enrol on this course to enable themselves to work as a fully qualified coating inspector within the marine industry. 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 3 hour practical and theoretical assessment.
This qualification is the equivalent to NACE Coating Inspector Level 2 and Frosio Inspector Level III in accordance with IMO Performance Standard for Protective Coatings and IACS CSR. An optional 1 day practical workshop is available for less experienced students.

  • Certificate Achieved: Accredited and approved under the requirements of the IMO Performance Standards for Protective Coatings. MSC 215(82), MSC 244(83) and MSC 288(87) and to IACS UI SC223.
  • Pre-Requisites: There are no pre-requisites to study this course.
  • Teaching Methods: 1100% 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. It is recommended to take up to 60 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 3 hour practical and theoretical assessment is split into a 1 hour theoretical exam followed by a 2 hour Marine specific coatings practical assessment.
  • 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 80% required to pass the theoretical assessment A minimum of 90% required to pass the practical assessment.
  • 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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