icats is a unique training package for the protective coatings industry. The training programme has been specifically developed for personnel who have an interest in surface treatment and corrosion control with the use of protective coatings.
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The Industrial Coatings Applicator is a multi-disciplined task theat covers an enourmous amount of possible activities. This training course has been developed from basic principals to allow a new recruit entrance into the industry, training for an experienced person, and education to lead hands, engineers and assistants or third party personell. The training has been structured so that it can be completed step-by-step from the first unit to the last.
Six training modules have been developed all with a number of individual units.
A considerable amount of effort has been put into the health and safety unit and this is by far the most important module
This first module contains fourteen units and guides the user on a step-by-step basis through the somewhat complex aspect of health and safety.
The first unit wihin, is the generic 'company induction' unit. As each company's activities are wide ranging, this unit offers general guidelines on what an induction should contain.
It is widely accepted that the degree of surface preparation and level of cleanliness have a major bearing on the performance of a coating system.
Abrasive blast cleaning is by far the most efficiant and effective method of surface preparation.
This training course covers all aspects of surface preparation with the use of abrasive blast cleaning.
Six training modules have been developed with a number of units in each module.
Considerable emphasis is put on the health and safety, which compliments the health and safety in the Protective Coatings Application Training Course.
Within the Protective Coatings Application training you will find training units on basic paint application such as brush and roller application.
This training course was designed specifically for coating application with the use of airless spray equipment.
There is a section which covers air assisted conventional spray application, however the majority of industrial and marine coatings are applied by airless spray
Considerable emphasis is put on the health and safety which compliments the health and safety units in the industial coatings applicator and abrasive blast cleaning courses.
Within the site you will find training units for Protective Coatings Application, Abrasive Blast Cleaning and Spray Painting.
This section contains Specialist Modules and any additional units that have not been covered within the three main training courses.
The objective of this training unit is to understand the importance of nozzles used during abrasive blast cleaning. Also to understand the various types of nozzle available to the abrasive blast cleaning operator.