Corrodere is the most advanced and innovative method of education and training for the surface treatment and coatings industry.
The training programme has been developed with industry experts to provide a comprehensive package of modules that are available to ensure the user gains an insight into basic corrosion, methods of surface treatment and application of protective coatings.
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I enjoyed the challenge of the Diploma in Coatings for Corrosion Control course. Apart from Basic Corrosion and Paint Principles, it allows you to focus on a variety of specialist subjects that would help enhance your knowledge for that particular field.
I would highly recommend this course to anyone working in the coatings and corrosion industry and wanting to enhance their knowledge by an online distant learning method that is both time and cost efficient.
The Corrodere staff offers excellent student support and provides an extensive range of information online to help succeed in the course.
This course is very flexible. Ideal for studying while working… I am grateful for the experience and feel all possible help was given to help me achieve this qualification… Thanks to all involved.’
In my role of project manager I found the Corrodere course a flexible and enjoyable method of education in corrosion control and understanding protective coatings
I enjoyed all aspect of the course
It’s too easy to become sheltered with the “safe” North Sea coating paint spec so it was good to learn about FBE’s etc. The IMO section was good as it made you appreciate the necessity for good QA / QC if you are to get submerged tanks to last 15 years’
I would particularly like to thank all the people involved in the delivery of the Corrodere Coating Inspector Courses on behalf of the Institute of Corrosion. This last year has been the most successful so far.’
I found the course very informative and easy to understand. I will definitely have my Inspectors and Supervisors sit the exams
It is a very worthwhile course for all Supervisors’ in the industry.’
I hoped to achieve a greater understanding of coating inspection techniques and this course provide me with that and more
A very good course, delivered by an excellent teacher and really well put together
I would recommend this course as I found all the contents very helpful to my present job. This should also help my progress in the inspection industry
I would like to add that I found the practical workshop a tremendous help in my gaining the qualification. I would highly recommend it to anyone taking the online course as it pulls all the subjects together.
I have recently taken the step of Transition from NACE 2 to ICORR 2.
I found the material informative and thorough
With the course structure easy to follow.
I would recomend this to any experienced coating inspector who would like to consolidate their knowledge in coatings application and inspection.
Also thanks to Lucy Pavia for your help and encouragement.
I have recently passed my SSPC Train the painter course with Steven Keenan. I found this course very useful and Steven had plenty to teach me from his personal experiences and the contents of the course. Very professionally done. I would recommend for looking for certification in this industry
Brendan Fitzsimons is the author of the original Fitz’s Atlas as well as the Fitz’s Atlas 2. Brendan has been in the protective coatings industry for over 25 years working for Inspection and Consulting Engineers, Paint manufacturers, major oil and gas suppliers and International Coating Contractors working in the marine, offshore and infrastructure industries.
Brendan is a Chartered Scientist, a Masters Degree in Materials Engineering, NACE Protective Coatings Specialist and a NACE Coating Inspector and Peer Reviewer. Brendan is also a Fellow Member of the Institute of Corrosion.
Andrew is a Business Studies graduate from Bristol University. After initially taking some time out to travel Andrew joined the MPI Group in 1990, his family’s publishing business. His initial job role was as Advertising Executive for Drydock magazine.
He became Managing Director in 1997 and has helped develop a Training Division for the business which trades under the brands of Corrodere and the Maritime Training Academy.
Andrew now concentrates on managing the Support Office at the company’s base in Farnham, Surrey and giving direction on future business strategy.
When not at work Andrew enjoys watching his two sons play football, cricket, golf, tennis etc. etc.!!!
David Eyre has been working in the Protective and Marine coating industries for over 30 years. The majority of the time has been spent with major coating manufacturers in the UK and overseas. The last 10 years have been spent in training applicators, supervisors, inspectors and trainers globally.
In addition to the training activities David has also advised on training suitability and requirements for a number of national organisations.
Lucy has worked for the MPI Group for 8 years and been involved with the overall operating, development and growth of Corrodere particularly the ICorr Inspection programme and SSPCTrainthepainter while juggling a busy home life with two lively sporting teenage boys.
Enjoying being active and exercising regularly her biggest achievement of 2015 was completing the Tough Mudder!
Over forty years’ experience in the protective coatings industry and eventually as Technical Director and then Owner of Scientific and Technical Services Ltd. Principally involved in the evaluation of paint coatings, their modes and mechanisms of failure, cause and extent of breakdown and recommendations for their remedial treatment.
Clare has worked part time for MPI for nearly 2 years.
She has two young boys which keep her extremely busy with football, cricket etc….they keep trying to teach her the off side rule!
When not chasing around after her boys she enjoys running and does the occasional competition.