Coating Inspector Level II

Program Coating Inspector Level I in an easy to used, self study format. Is designed for Coating Inspector trainees and these who work with protective coating, project engineering, quality assurance manager, contractors, painter, technical sales representatives, blaster, paint applicators, and maintenance personnel will benefit from the program.

  • Basic Corrosion
  • Forms of Corrosion
  • Corrosion Aspects
  • Corrosion Prevention
  • Inspection of Industrial Coating Work
  • Specification for Particular Project
  • Specification Coating to be used
  • Checklist for use in the field


Coating inspection plays a critical role in ensuring protection against corrosion, chemicals, UV rays and the effect of weather. This course has been designed and developed by the Coating Consultant GIROS INDONESIA in cooperation with LIPI (Indonesian Institute of Sciences) to train individuals in the latest techniques to prevent and protects Iron, Steel, Concrete, Brick and Timber from atmospheric and Marine corrosion in severe tropical climatic conditions. The long term protection of coated structures can only be ensured by competent quality control during preparation and application. A QUALIFIED Coatings Inspector is essential during these processes. Graduates are in demand as technical service with Paint Companies and as Quality Controllers in the OIL, GAS and Construction Companies, Fabricators, Consultants and Inspection Companies and Individual. With this Training participants will able to ensure that standard and efficiency of painting projects is increased and that downtime and substandard work are kept to a minimum. An investment in training in Coatings Inspections will pay rich dividends in increased productivity and for the company and enhanced career prospects for the graduate.

Learning Objective

This course consists of two segments. This course aims to provide the participant with knowledge and skills to efficiently and effectively: Conduct Inspection and quality control to satisfy government and industrial mi Who Should Attend Those person who has a little experience in coating operation field, such as Engineering, Blaster and or Painter Supervisor, paint technicians, and any person who interested to be really professional and recognized in coating inspection work, min: 1 year for Doctor/ Professor Degree, 2 years in project experience for Master degree, 3-4 years for Bachelor degree, and minimum 5-7 years experience for high school diploma.

Course Structures

  1. THE BASIC PROCESS OF CORROSION AND HOW THESE RELATE TO THE RUSTING OF STEEL SURFACES AND THE CONDITIONS FOR RUSTING TO OCCUR.  The basic process of corrosion. The formation of corrosion cells on steel surfaces. Anode, cathode and electrolyte. Conditions for the corrosion to occur. Effects of prevailing atmospheric conditions, humidity, temperature, exposure to sea breezes and the risk of impact and abrasion on paint types.
  2. THE COMPOSITION AND MANUFACTURE OF PAINT. Important components of paints, Binders, pigment, extenders, solvents, diluents, thinner and additives. Various processes used to manufacture paint.
  3. THE IMPORTANT TYPES OF PAINT AND THEIR USE. Classification of paints according to drying mechanisms and/or binder type. Painting systems for any given substrate as recommended by manufactures specifications.
  4. METHODS OF SURFACE PREPARATION. Recommended methods and procedures of the following unpainted surfaces prior to painting: iron and steel (abrasive blast, power tool and hand tool cleaning), timber, galvanizes steel, aluminum, masonry (clay bricks, concrete, cement render, cement bricks, Concrete), set plaster and stainless steel. Criteria for when to repaint. Pretreatment before painting.
  5. METHODS OF PAINT APPLICATION AND THE CORRECT STORAGE OF PAINT. Assessing the type of paint required and any necessary mixing and thinning. The effects of climatic conditions on the various paint types including temperature, moisture, humidity, and consideration. Various types of paint application equipment and recommendations for selection, methods of use, care and maintenance for application by brush, roller and spray. The correct storage of paint. Batch numbers. Shelf life.
  6. COMMON COATING DEFECTS AND THEIR CAUSES AND HOW TO RECTIFY THESE. Loss of adhesion, blistering, bleeding, chalking, cracking, catering, over-spray, fish eyes, fingering, holidays, orange peel, pinholes and wrinkling. 
  7. THE USE OF TEST AND MEASUREMENT INSTRUMENTS. Magnetic steel thermometer, whirling hygrometer, dew point calculator, surface profile gauge, testex tape and thickness gauge, cross hatch cutter, adhesion tester and pin hole detector.
  8. OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY FACTORS RELATED TO THE USE AND APPLICATION OF PAINTS. Hazardous materials and their safe storage and use. Precautions that must be taken in order to ensure the safety of applicators. Safety rules that should be applied for working equipment.
  9.  THE MAJOR ROLES AND FUNCTIONS OF A COATING INSPECTOR. The procedures for the methods of operation, inspection and site meetings. Designing and appropriate action plan and daily inspection report document those check aspects of the supply of paint materials that comply with standards and specifications for the project. Surface preparation, paint application, paint finish and final inspection of the project.
  10.  THE PREPARATION OF PAINTING SPECIFICATION TO MANUFACTURER'S RECOMMENDATION TO INCLUDE : Scope of work to be carried out, schedule and sequences of painting, methods of surface preparation appropriate to the substrate and coating system, specification of the paint system coat with reference to standards. All learning material required in the course will be made available and supplied by the Organizer, they were in English and presenting in Bahasa Indonesia. To qualify for the Coating Inspector Certificate a participant must attend: Everyday theoretical examination and the practical examination at the last day of the course. Result will be expressed as pass (P) or not complete (NC). Passing is 70% or better.



A qualified lecturer appointed by GIROS INDONESIA from the Coating expert, consultant, experienced Inspector qualified corrosion technician will conduct the course. Trainer Director LINDUNG SILALAHI - NACE International Coating Inspector fully Certified - 1995, ID 3841. Penguji Ahli Korosi Nasional issued by DEPNAKER RI SK. No. 00/041/070.364/IX/1997 Sertifikat Kompetensi Nasional ID No.# 089609. Technical Committee in making of International Standard like NACE, SSPC, and ASTM. He have experienced more than 25 years especially handle Coatings and experienced as Instructor of Coating Training and Certification during 20 years started in Foreign Company scope and finally for national training program. Until present have educated more than 7000 peoples of professional in area of Coating, start from Coating Inspector, Blaster and Painter, Coating Supervisor, Coating Specialist, Coating Engineer and Coating consultant at Multinational Oil and Gas Company and involved with many projects of Coating in almost entire/all industrial segments of foreign private sector, domestic private sector and company of governmental property. He is the founding father of Coating Inspector Indonesia who developed and tailoring made concept and programming since 1990.


Upon successfully completing for Level 1 and Level II participant will receive certificate of competency issued by CCIPP/GIROS/LSP-AKN.


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