Cathodic Protection Technician - Maritime

Cathodic Protection Technician - Maritime

The Cathodic Protection Technician – Maritime certification covers specific information pertaining to shipboard cathodic protection with theoretical knowledge and practical testing techniques to determine the effectiveness of galvanic and impressed current CP systems.

This certification is geared toward persons with a heavy engineering/scientific background and some working knowledge of cathodic protection, or who have extensive years of field experience with some technical background.

Requirements for Cathodic Protection Technician-Maritime Certification

Option 1
Prerequisite
• Successful completion of all CP Tester requirements (including certification) or equivalent training
• Algebra and Logarithm training
Work Experience
• 3 years verifiable Cathodic Protection work experience; 1 year must be in the maritime industry
Recommended Course
• It is strongly recommended that candidates complete the following course:
NACE CP2 - Cathodic Protection Technician – Maritime Course
Core Exam Requirement 1
• Certification Exam - CP Technician- Maritime Practical Exam
Note: This exam is delivered as part of the NACE CP2-Cathodic Protection Technician- Maritime Course
Exam Preparation Guide coming soon
Core Exam Requirement 2
• Certification Exam-CP Technician - Maritime Written Exam
Note: This exam is delivered as part of the NACE CP2-Cathodic Protection Technician- Maritime Course
Application Requirement
• Approved CP Technician Maritime Application

Option 2
Prerequisite
• 2 years post-high school training from Math or Science Technical/Trade School
• Successful completion of all CP Tester requirements (including certification) or equivalent training
Work Experience
• 2 years verifiable Cathodic Protection work experience; 1 year must be in the maritime industry
Recommended Course
• It is strongly recommended that candidates complete the following course:
NACE CP2 - Cathodic Protection Technician – Maritime Course
Core Exam Requirement 1
• Certification Exam-CP Technician- Maritime Practical Exam
Note: This exam is delivered as part of the NACE CP2-Cathodic Protection Technician- Maritime Course
Exam Preparation Guide coming soon
Core Exam Requirement 2
• Certification Exam-CP Technician- Maritime Written Exam
Note: This exam is delivered as part of the NACE CP2-Cathodic Protection Technician- Maritime Course
Application Requirement
• Approved CP Technician Maritime Application

Option 3
Prerequisite
• 4 year Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Science or Engineering
• Successful completion of all CP Tester requirements (including certification) or equivalent training
Work Experience
• 1 year Cathodic Protection work experience in the maritime industry
Recommended Course
• It is strongly recommended that candidates complete the following course:
NACE CP2 - Cathodic Protection Technician – Maritime Course
Core Exam Requirement 1
• Certification Exam - CP Technician- Maritime Practical Exam
Note: This exam is delivered as part of the NACE CP2 - Cathodic Protection Technician- Maritime Course
Exam Preparation Guide coming soon
Core Exam Requirement 2
• Certification Exam - CP Technician- Maritime Written Exam
Note: This exam is delivered as part of the NACE CP2 - Cathodic Protection Technician- Maritime Course
Application Requirement
• Approved CP Technician Maritime Application

To begin the certification process:

Application Submission

  • Certification candidates must apply for this certification by submitting an on-line application which is subject to approval.
  • Certification candidates have four (4) years to complete all requirements, including a successful completion of the exam, and an approved application with the required work experience and education requirements.

Upon successful completion of requirements, the candidate will be awarded a NACE CP Technician - Maritime Certification.

Certification renewal requirements

  • An approved Recertification application is required every 3 years
  • 1.5 year’s work experience
  • 24 Professional Development Hours (8 hours per year)
  • Renewal Fee
    • Members - $240 USD
    • Non-Members - $450 USD

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