Protective Coatings Application - Unit 6.3: Standards, Specifications and Codes of Practice


The objective of this training unit is to understand the basic principles of a painting and coating specification.

  • A painting specification is usually included in every contract.
  • Some painting specifications can be simple one sheet documents or very thorough complex documents.
  • The painting specification usually forms part of a contract.
  • The painting specification is usually held by the Supervisor, Foreman or Inspector.