Organization

Focus

Format, Location, Length

Topics Covered

NACE

Corrosion basics

Lectures and labs, 5 days

Basics of electrochemistry

Types of environments

Engineering materials

Forms of corrosion

Corrosion control and prevention methods

Testing and monitoring techniques

NACE

Basic corrosion (on CD ROM)

Distance learning, self-guided, eight chapters of text, two case studies, two simulated experiments, four quizzes

Basics of electrochemistry

Types of environments

Engineering materials

Forms of corrosion

Corrosion control and prevention methods

Testing and monitoring techniques

Platform-Specific

NACE

Refining industry

Lectures and labs, 5 days

Refinery corrosion

Materials for refinery applications

Refinery operations and corrosion

Refinery units/processes

Corrosion monitoring in refineries

NACE

Pipelines

Lectures and labs, 5 days

Corrosion theory

Types and mechanisms of corrosion

Identification of corrosion mechanisms

Investigation of pipes/components

Internal corrosion mitigation

Internal corrosion integrity management

NACE

Offshore

Lectures and labs, 5 days

Corrosion and corrosion control

Protective coatings systems

Splash-zone systems

Cathodic protection systems

Regulatory issues

Corrosion prevention maintenance programs

Facility breakdown

Condition grading systems

Data collection and management systems

Assessment standards Safety

In-service evaluation equipment

Inspection planning



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