Senior Corrosion Technologist

Senior Corrosion Technologist Certification

Senior Corrosion Technologist

This certification is geared towards experienced personnel possessing practical knowledge over multiple areas of corrosion and its control.

This individual is capable of performing responsible work under the direction of Specialist level personnel but requiring minimal supervision.

Application Procedure

An application must be submitted prior to taking the examination-only option to allow time for NACE to verify work experience requirements.

If seeking certification through the parallel path option, an application may be submitted upon successful completion of the required NACE course for verification of work experience requirements.

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Steps to certification

Primary certification path

  1. Work experience and education requirements

    8 years of verifiable work experience, including 4 years in responsible charge**

    OR

    Bachelor's degree in physical sciences or engineering with 4 years of experience in responsible charge

    Note: Please review the Accepted Work Experience Requirements

    ** Responsible charge refers to work experience that is at a level of responsibility requiring initiative, technical ability, and independent judgement.

  2. Certification and application requirements

    Approved Senior Corrosion Technologist Application

  3. Core exam requirements

    Certification Exam – Senior Corrosion Technologist Exam

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.

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Exam Preparation Guides

Written Exam Preparation Guide

Coming soon:
Practical Exam Preparation Guide


Resources

About computer-based testing (CBT)

Certification ethics

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  1. Work experience and education requirements

    8 years of verifiable work experience, including 4 years in responsible charge**

    OR

    Bachelor's degree in physical sciences or engineering with 4 years of experience in responsible charge

    Note: Please review the Accepted Work Experience Requirements

    ** Responsible charge refers to work experience that is at a level of responsibility requiring initiative, technical ability, and independent judgement.

  2. Certification and application requirements

    Approved Senior Corrosion Technologist Application

  3. Additional course and exam requirements

    Internal Corrosion for Pipeline Basic Course

    OR

    Chemical Treatment Specialist Certification

    AND the following

    Corrosion Technologist Certification

    Designing for Corrosion Control Course

    One certification from menu A

    One course from menu B

Menu A:

  • CP Tester Certification
  • CP Technician Certification
  • CP Technologist Certification
  • CP Specialist Certification

Menu B:

  • PCS 1 Basic Principles Course
  • PCS 2 Basic Principles Course
  • CIP Level 1 Course

 

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.

Apply for Certification

Exam Preparation Guides

Written Exam Preparation Guide

Coming soon:
Practical Exam Preparation Guide


Resources

About computer-based testing (CBT)

Certification ethics

My certification portal

Certification and application requirements

ICorr Professional Members seeking certification under Option 1 please contact us for a special application and instructions at certificationnew@nace.org

Certification Exams

Please contact certificationnew@nace.org for more details.

Renewal requirements

An approved recertification application is required every 3 years. The work experience requirement for renewals for all certifications is one and half (1.5) years for the most recent three (3) year period. Additionally, some certifications have other requirements related to responsibility in charge. 

As you prepare for renewal, you can use the Work Experience/Professional Development Log to keep track of your work experience and Professional Development Hours (PDH’s). Work experience and PDH’s will be submitted in your renewal application. See the certification renewal guide for PDH's requirements.

Certification holders are required to pay a non-refundable processing fee for renewal.
NOTE: NACE reserves the right to return any incomplete applications or those that do not meet the requirements. All application fees are non-refundable. To avoid processing delays or forfeiture of fees, please ensure that the application is complete, meets all the requirements and payment has been received.