Duration: 6 days

The CIP Level 2 Course focuses on advanced inspection techniques and specialised application for both steel and non-steel substrates.The course includes in-depth coverage of surface preparation, coating types, inspection criteria, and failure modes for various coatings including specialized coatings and linings.The course concludes with a with practical (hands-on) examination. Students are also required to sit a theory examination after the course concludes at a Pearson VUE testing centre.

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who is interested in increasing his or her coating inspection knowledge, or wants to become a Certified NACE Coating Inspector, should attend this course.

Materials and Assessment:

Students can immediately download the CIP Level 2 Course Manual via the download link on the course approval email.
A printed course manual and TPC-9 Users Guide to Hot Dip Galvanizing for Corrosion Protection in Atmospheric Service will be provided to students on-site.

Course highlights:

  • Dehumidification
  • Centrifugal Blast Cleaning
  • Coating Types and Inspection Criteria
  • Water Jetting
  • Hot Dip Galvanizing
  • Spray Metalizing
  • Concrete and Cementitious Surfaces
  • Pipeline Coatings
  • Specialised Application Equipment
  • Inspection Instruments Lab
  • Laboratory Instruments and Test Methods Coating
  • Survey Techniques
  • Cathodic Protection
  • Team Exercises/Case Studies
  • Use of Inspection Procedures for both Destructive and Non-destructive Test Instrument


  • Successfully completed CIP Level 1
  • NACE ID number ( Check your Certification)
  • Two years of verifiable coatings-related work experience 

NACE Work Experience Requirements

Theory Exams

The Theory Exam is booked through your NACE Certification Portal .

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  • July 15, 2019 - July 20, 2019
    8:00 am - 6:00 pm


Cnr Parkes Street & Valentine Ave, Parramatta, NSW, 2150, Australia