Industrial Coatings Applicator Training Scheme

The training material covers all aspects of surface preparation and coating application.

Protective Coatings Application

  • Health and Safety
  • Access, Plant and Equipment
  • Surface Preparation
  • Paint Types
  • Paint Application
  • Quality Control

Abrasive Blast Cleaning

  • Introduction
  • Health and Safety
  • Blast Media
  • Standards and Quality Control
  • Operational Procedures
  • Process Control

Spray Painting

  • Introduction
  • Health and Safety
  • Paint Materials
  • Airless Spray Equipment
  • Conventional Air Spray
  • Plural Component Spray

Within each training module you will find a number of training units.

  • Protective Coatings Application – 67 Training Units
  • Abrasive Blast Cleaning – 25 Training Units
  • Spray Painting – 15 Training Units


Training units consist of theoretical training followed by student assessments.


A number of the training units have practical assessments.


All theoretical and practical assessments must be conducted by experienced and qualified trainers who have completed the train the trainers programme.

This website contains all the material needed to conduct the training programme.

This website also contains useful tools and information to complement the training course and a full set of student handout notes that accompany the training can be downloaded, saved or printed.

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We would like to thank Blast One for the use of various images and illustrations in our training program