S-CAT Technician

SCAT Technician Certification

The S-CAT Technician Certification encompasses a knowledge of coatings, corrosion, and corrosion control assessing the condition of tanks and other military ship structures, to help maintain full operational status.

Requirements for S-CAT Technician Certification:

Preparational Training
NACE Shipboard Corrosion Assessment Training (S-CAT) Course - Strongly recommended
Core Exam Requirement 1
Certification Exam - S-CAT Technician Practical Exam
Note: This exam is delivered as part of the NACE S-CAT Course
Core Exam Requirement 2
Certification Exam – S-CAT Technician Exam
Note: This exam is available on CBT at Pearson VUE
Exam Preparation Guide
Application Submission

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:

Upon successful completion of requirements, the candidate will be awarded a NACE S-CAT Technician 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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