Who should apply
Upon successful achievement of the CIP Level 3 certification, a Candidate would be able to perform unsupervised non-destructive inspections of liquid and non-liquid coatings to any substrate and demonstrate technical knowledge, problem solving ability regarding issues that may arise on site and would be capable of supervising basic (CIP Level 1) and intermediate (CIP Level 2) coating inspectors.
Steps to Certification
Work experience and education requirements
5 years Corrosion Work Experience in Coatings.
Note: Please review the Accepted Work Experience Requirements.
Certification and application requirements
Active CIP Level 2 Certification
Approved CIP Level 3 Application.
Note: Application must be submitted at least 60 days prior to oral exam. Certification candidates must apply for this certification by submitting an on-line application which is subject to approval.
Core exam requirements
Certification Exam-CIP Level 3 Oral Exam NACE-CIP3-001
Oral Exam Preparation Guide
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