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  • November 5, 2019
    12:00 am - 6:30 am
  • November 5, 2019 - November 9, 2019
    7:00 pm - 6:30 am

Duration: 5 Days

The CP 4—Cathodic Protection Specialist Course focuses on the principles and procedures for CP design on a variety of structures for both galvanic and impressed current systems. The course discusses theoretical design concepts, considerations that influence the design (environment, structure type/materials of construction, coatings), design factors, and calculations (including attenuation).

Classroom instruction is comprised of lecture, in-class discussion, and practice with design calculations on various structures (i.e., pipelines, tanks and well casings, offshore applications, and steel reinforcing in concrete structures).

Who Should Attend:

Individuals with experience in CP systems including:

  • Design
  • Installation
  • Maintenance


CP 3 Certification is highly recommended.
To be successful in this course, it is strongly recommended that students have completed college or university-level courses in algebra, geometry, and trigonometry, and have significant practical experience in CP Design.

Course Content:

  • Design complete CP systems in a variety of industry applications including water tanks, aboveground and underground storage tanks, and pipelines
  • Demonstrate knowledge of rectifier and ground bed installation, along with source code calculations and protective coatings Perform corrosion analysis on the job site
  • Manage and direct field tests
  • Apply new technologies to existing CP programs
  • Provide formal training to understudies on basic and advanced CP concepts
  • Recall and comply with codes, regulations, reporting procedures, and standard practices

Course Format:

6 Day Classroom Course

Prerequisites: (not required but recommended):

  • Algebra and Logarithm training
  • Successful completion of all CP Technologist requirements or equivalent training

Prerequisites for Certification:
To achieve certification for NACE Cathodic Protection CP4 Specialist there are prerequisites, for more information please click HERE