Protective Coatings Application - Unit 6.2.1: BS, EN, ISO, SSPC, NACE etc.


The objective of this training unit is to appreciate that within the coatings industry, a number of standards and codes of practice exist and are specified for work that is carried out by the Protective Coatings Applicator.

  • The Protective coatings applicator does not need to fully understand all standards but should be aware of them.
  • The standards are usually specified in the painting specification or contract.
  • There are a wide range of standards for surface preparation and coating treatments.
  • Contractors, applicators and inspectors should have access to all relevant Standards.