Cathodic Protection Technologist

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Cathodic Protection Technologist

The Cathodic Protection Technologist certification indicates knowledge of theoretical concepts and practical application of cathodic protection with a strong focus on interpretation of cathodic protection data, and cathodic protection troubleshooting.

Requirements for Cathodic Protection Technologist Certification

Option 1
Prerequisite

Algebra and Logarithm training


Successful completion of all CP Technician requirements or equivalent training – Strongly Recommended

Work Experience

8 years verifiable work experience in Cathodic Protection

Recommended Course

NACE CP 3-Cathodic Protection Technologist Course - Strongly Recommended

Core Exam Requirement 1

Certification Exam - CP Technologist Essay Exam

Note: This exam is available at the end of the NACE CP 3 - Cathodic Protection Technologist Course. English essay exams will be graded on a 3-4 month cycle. All translated essay exams will be graded on a 8-12 month cycle.
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Core Exam Requirement 2

Certification Exam - CP Technologist Written Exam NACE-CP3-001

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Application Requirement

Approved CP Technologist Application

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.



Option 2
Prerequisite

2 years post high school training from approved Math or Science Technical/Trade School


Successful Completion of all CP Technician requirements or equivalent training – Strongly Recommended

Work Experience

6 years verifiable work experience in Cathodic Protection

Recommended Course

NACE CP 3 - Cathodic Protection Technologist Course - Strongly Recommended

Core Exam Requirement 1

Certification Exam - CP Technologist Essay Exam

Note: This exam is available at the end of the NACE CP 3 - Cathodic Protection Technologist Course. English essay exams will be graded on a 3-4 month cycle. All translated essay exams will be graded on a 8-12 month cycle.
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Core Exam Requirement 2

Certification Exam - CP Technologist Written Exam NACE-CP3-001

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Application Requirement

Approved CP Technologist Application

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.



Option 3
Prerequisite

Bachelor’s Degree in Physical Sciences or Engineering


Successful Completion of all CP Technician requirements or equivalent training – Strongly Recommended

Work Experience

3 years verifiable work experience in Cathodic Protection

Recommended Course

NACE CP 3 - Cathodic Protection Technologist Course - Strongly Recommended

Core Exam Requirement 1

Certification Exam - CP Technologist Essay Exam

Note: This exam is available at the end of the NACE CP 3 - Cathodic Protection Technologist Course. English essay exams will be graded on a 3-4 month cycle. All translated essay exams will be graded on a 8-12 month cycle.
Essay Exam Preparation Guide

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Core Exam Requirement 2

Certification Exam - CP Technologist Written Exam NACE-CP3-001

Note: This exam is available on CBT at Pearson VUE
Written Exam Preparation Guide

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Application Requirement

Approved CP Technologist Application

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.

To begin the certification process:

Apply for Certification

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

Certification renewal requirements

  • An approved Recertification application is required every 3 years
  • 24 Professional Development Hours (8 hours per year)
  • 1.5 year’s work experience
  • Renewal Fee
    • Members - $265 USD
    • Non-Members - $475 USD

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