NACE Inspector

NACE Certified Coating Inspectors

At Paint Inspection Ltd we pride ourselves on the quality and experience of our inspectors. We can bring NACE 2 and NACE Level 3 inspectors to you, for expert coating solutions. We have been NACE-certified inspectors for a number of years now. During this time we have had the pleasure of working on all kinds of projects in many different industries, including oil, gas, highways, and railways. If you don’t see your industry mentioned don’t hesitate to contact us. Our specialist coating inspectors would be more than happy to help you!

Ensure You’re Meeting Manufacturing Standards With our Certified Coating Inspectors

A great coating Inspector ensures that structures, surfaces, and materials are all correctly coated to meet manufacturing standards. Inspectors examine samples for compliance with specifications by conducting visual and physical inspections for thickness, adhesion, chip resistance, edge coverage, and other properties. 

They need to specialise in the of use various tools such as x-ray fluorescence analysers, callipers, electronic micrometres and all applicable on-site coatings test equipment. Additionally, coating inspectors are responsible for updating records of all materials used in the coating process and keeping track of the progress of projects.

At Paint Inspection Ltd we can do all this and more. Our team of skilled inspectors have brilliant communication skills, remaining professional even when facing difficult situations. We are highly organized and efficient paying attention to detail to identify potential issues. If you are in need of an experienced coating inspector get in touch with us.

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Paint Inspections by NACE-approved Professionals

Any paint inspection we undertake will be carried out by a trained NACE paint inspector who has at least achieved lCorr and Level 2 qualifications. So that your project goes according to plan all our inspectors will be supervised by a NACE Level 3 inspector.

We have a large team of NACE 2 and ICorr 2 paint inspectors meaning we can easily work on a diverse range of projects. We can offer you a wide range of efficient and organised inspection services. Thanks to our attentive NACE 3 and lCorr 3 senior inspectors we can supervise coating condition surveys, coating applications, basic coating inspections, quality assurance, and paint sample testing.

Inspectors Certified Through the NACE Program

The NACE Coating Inspector Program (CIP) is the benchmark for excellence within the protective coatings industry. As the world’s most recognised certification program, it is designed to produce the highest calibre coating inspectors in the world. The course gives students the tools and knowledge needed to become certified surface inspectors. Some of these tools include:

Upon completion of the NACE Coating Inspector Program, certified coating inspectors will be able to start providing a full service to clients.

Background of a NACE Certified Coating Inspector

Training on the CIP course is intuitive and applicable to the real world, making our NACE-qualified inspectors capable of performing paint inspections and coating surveys at a high level.

The NACE CIP program introduces inspectors to corrosion control, paint inspection, and project management. These aspects of coating inspection are incredibly valuable, saving industries billions of pounds in costly mistakes.

NACE Coating Inspector Levels

Since its creation 30 years ago the NACE CIP has become the ultimate training curriculum for novice paint inspectors. The program has seen much success in producing over 26,000 certified paint professionals, a large majority of which are the best and brightest the coating inspection industry has to offer. 

The CIP program consists of three certification levels:

  • Level 1: The basic certification required to inspect coating applications in an industrial setting
  • Level 2: Entails passing an essential examination and specialising in one or more specific types of coating.  
  • Level 3: Passing this certification requires passing another comprehensive exam, testing your knowledge of all aspects of coating inspection. You must understand relevant codes, standards and coating specifications. 

What sets this level apart from the rest is the significant experience and mastery of workmanship quality control expected of students while they perform coating inspections.

Paint Inspection Ltd hosts a highly trained team with NACE Level 2 coating inspector accreditation. Your paint inspection is in safe hands with us! Our customers have access to our lineup of supervisors who have achieved at least a CIP Level 3 qualification, representing their knowledge and prowess in the industry. 

Level 3 NACE Certified Coating Inspector

To achieve a level 3 certification, inspectors must complete five years of coating inspection or coating-related work and fulfil all NACE certification requirements including the NACE level 3 peer review exam. This test enables inspectors to clarify their ideas and gives them the opportunity to receive constructive feedback.

Level 3 NACE Requirements

The NACE Institute clearly states a NACE Certified Coating Inspector – Level 3 is recognized as an advanced inspector who:

Has “expert knowledge” of corrosion, surface preparation, cleanliness, environmental conditions, test instruments, coating mixtures, and safety.
Can undertake unsupervised non-destructive and destructive inspections of liquid and non-liquid coatings applied to any substrate.
Has demonstrated technical knowledge, and problem-solving ability regarding issues that may arise on-site and are capable of supervising other coating inspectors.

Contact Us

For additional details about our NACE-Certificated inspectors, or if you would like to know more about our paint inspection services please don’t hesitate to contact Paint Inspections Ltd.

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Coating Inspection and Surveying Company that provides a rapid, first-class service to clients by providing highly qualified Inspectors using our unique and innovative online reporting system.

61 High Street,
Fareham, Hampshire, UK
PO16 7BG

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