Protective Coatings Inspector Program PCI-Level-1

PCI Program delivers the correct ways of inspecting surface preparation and installation of commercial and marine protecting
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Protective Coatings Inspector Program PCI-Level-1

Key Features

  • 5 Mock Exam
  • 22 Hours of instructor led training
  • 600+ Interview questions & tips
  • 15+ Years experienced industry expert trainers
  • 20+ Sub topic
  • Industry expert mentoring support

About PCI-Level-1

The objective of this course is to completely train people within the correct ways of inspecting surface preparation and installation of commercial and marine protecting coatings and lining systems on an array of commercial structures and facilities. There are not any conditions to attend the PCI course. However, this course isn’t an entry level course. Candidates ought to be ready for an intense and fast week of coaching with evening schoolwork and study so as to hide an intensive quantity of knowledge in five days. PCI meets the necessities of ASTM D 3276 and therefore the united nations agency performance commonplace for protecting coatings and IACS CSR.

Coatings project managers, quality managers, inspectors, contractor superior level personnel, coating specification writers or coatings or instrumentation suppliers, coating consultants, or technical service representatives concerned within the steel protecting coatings industry. The program conjointly employs a Disciplinary Action Criteria (DAC) and body procedures establishing rules for: issuing warnings to inspectors; placing inspectors on probation; suspending, revoking, or denying certification of inspectors united nations agency square measurecited for crucial faults in safety, craft, moral follow, and legal code, that are reported and verified.

S.No. Course Name Mode Duration Project (live)
1 Protective Coatings Inspector Program PCI-Level-1 Full time 5 days No

PCI level-1 Curriculum

22 Hours + 180 Days
3 Section
Module 1: Corrosion prevention using coatings1.30
Module 3: Surface preparation & inspection1.30
Module 4: Practical math2.00
Module 5: Coating application & inspection2.20
Module 6: Industrial coatings & coating systems radiographic testing, visual testing1.40
Module 7: Specialty inspection projects1.00
Module 8: Coating failures & methods of prevention2.00
Module 9: Inspector safely1.15
Module 10: Coating specifications1.35
Module 11: Simulated pre-job conference; inspection procedure development 1.25
Module 12: Simulated project inspection1.45
Module 13: IMO inspector training requirements2.00

Become a SSPC (PCI) Expert

Improve your knowledge and skills about protective coating and inspection taught by our industry experts. You can get a world class training and best practical session from oilandgasclub in both online and direct mode. Enroll today.


  • Learn from industry experts
  • Comprehensive practical training
  • Learn A-Z practical sessions
  • Interactive doubt sessions
  • Industry case – studies 
  • Live classes with instructors
  • You can upgrade your skills through certain events conducted by us.
  • 100 % focused on the industry based program.
  • Designed for both fresh engineers and working professionals to attain growth in oil and energy industry.
  • Get access to industry experts for technical advice and more.
  • Guided by the industry’s renowned professional with unprecedented knowledge of the oil and energy industry.
  • Getting trouble shooting support during work time.
  • Providing all training material and technical drawing, documents and case study materials.
  • You can visit any time our technical support club on ad hoc basis in some case this is chargeable.
  • You can attend technical discussion forums free of cost.
  • Interactive, interesting and motivational training sessions.
  • Free updates on technical increments as newsletter in oil and gas sector.
  • Attend industry events, organized by us and our partners.
  • Expert and experienced faculty from the industry. (5-10 Year Exp.)

Internet speed: preferable 512 KBPS

Online access

The courses are internet-based and can be accessed directly from your desk. Some courses are enriched with audio so you will also need an enable sound-card and a headset or speakers, in order to fully benefit from the course. For full technical skills requirements.

Time spend

Please allow an average of 3 to 5 hours of online learning in total or weekend full-time. This can be broken down into shorter segments, at your own convenience. Your log-in will be valid for approximately 110 days, during which time you may access the online course as many times as you wish.

Delegate can work through each of our online module at their own pace and at times convenient for them, in order to enhance their technical skills, there is no test or exam at the end of course, but the interactive exercises and self analysis tests allow you to monitor your own progress as you work through the content.

  • Oil and gas sector
  • EPC sector
  • Energy and power sector
  • Environmental waste disposal
  • Water treatment facilities
  • Food and beverage
  • Energy consultancy
  • Fertilizer plant
  • Chemical & petrochemical plant
  • Infrastructure sector
  • Experienced professionals who are working in other engineering industry and wish to pursue a career in petrochemical, oil and gas industries.
  • Job seekers who like to work in oil and gas industries.
  • Freelancers who wish to expand their skills and expand their of service oil and gas industries.
  • Teaching professionals who work in educational service and wish to change their career towards oil and gas industries.

Yes, you can cancel your enrollment at any time as long as reasonable advance is given to oil and gas club. We provide a complete refund after deduction the administration fee. To more, please go through our refund policy.

All these training are live interactive sessions wherein you can raise concerns and discussion at any point during the class.

Features SSPC
Education level Expert & specialist level
Course duration 6 Days (Level 1 & 2) in single registration 7 Days (Level 1, 2, & 3) in single
Course focus 100 % Coating inspection & techniques
Practical lab workshop 45 Workshops
Number of practical instruments displayed More than 80 (including latest instruments & standards)
Teaching mode ratio (instructor vs. students) Instructor can teach maximum 10 students in any class
Pre-requisite for level 1 Any one can join
Pre-requisite for level 2 & 3 Minimum 3 years experience mandatory to minimum quality of certification
Recognition All over the world
Certification term (expiry) 4 Years
Certification renewal Done every 4 years document minimum 2000 hours coating inspection experience. Have no detrimental disciplinary actions. This would maintain the SSPC quality of education to all clients
Course manual/Book 1 Book (level 1,2 & 3 ) – Full importance over industrial coating inspection perspective and prevailing standards and references
Teaching specification writing Advanced
Case studies and synopsis YES
Preparation of inspection & test plan (iTP) Well described and needed in exams too
Reviewing PDS & MSDS Well described and needed in exams too
ASTM recognition Yes as per ASTM D 3276 complied
Course flexibility Accounts & approve for other formal training – Allows for OJT and field experience
  • More intensive theory and practical session (more than 20 workshops).
  • Very economical course fees than other service providers. (Coating professional and new aspirants should aware of this high course fees by other certifications having no meaningful values over certain certifications.)
  • The onsite coating experienced personnel can only persuade higher levels. Other service providers given tickets / certificates to all inexperienced personnel and spoiled the coating industry hence pre – requisite is still maintained.
  • SSPC teaching quality is considered higher standard due to restricted students and instructor’s ratio (1 instructor: 10 students only). Other course providers dumping student only for commercial purpose not quality.
  • Latest and sophisticated coating instrument being used and practiced in each SSPC PCI program (Courtesy to ELCOMTER / DEFELSKO / FISHER / KEANE-TATOR & KUSHBOO Scientific Instruments, Mumbai….)
  • Value for money and pride for world class certification, the ONE & ONLY SSPC-USA.
  • All over the world, all companies, clients and operators using standards, specifications, references, coating systems and technical updates from SSPC-USA (95 % usage is being evidenced in this world)
  • SSPC-USA is being proven and proving their heritage, education, coating ethics, culture to its participants and asset owners as a FATHER OF COATING INDUSTR.

Students passing each parts of the level 1 course communicating at 70% or higher and meeting the stipulations for level 2 certification will take the written and active level 2 certification exams on day half dozen.

  • To obtain coating inspection certificate, one should carefully select the “right service provider“ don’t go blindly & without analyzing the prospectus of coating ethics.
  • Analyze / review the proven coating certification provider for professional usage and benefits.
  • Because of other service providers long back existence, marketing strategy and other gimmicks that would never value your coating certification.
  • You should know which coating providers standards / references / coating systems are used by all the clients and operators in the world.
  • Do you know the service providers standards or reference is used by any clients? at what percentages?
  • If a reputed / well known / old coating specialist institute is providing their course with economical fees, then still going with other unvalued certificate provider whom are copied their course book with “original author“ is still reasonable or professional ?
  • Thus, to maintain the coating inspection professionalism maintain dignity and values, please select the one & only coating specialist in the world whom were existence 1950 ?
  • Rookie of the field can earn as 18000-20000 per month
  • The experienced engineer can earn as $39,511-$51,240


Average Rating





  • Pallavi
  • posted 7 Hours ago

The edcation I got from helped me work with industry process and know what I’m talking about

  • Maunish
  • posted 21 Hours ago

I am experienced guy! But worry about the promotion always thinking what I need else extra to get promotion but at the correct time when I searched for this course to any organization then I find in which they explain how to resisting all applied loads without failure during its intended life and provide all details with deep technical knowledge and now I am placed in MNC company after completing this course with 40% hike of previously salary………..thanks!

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