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NACE Inspector in Romania: Corrosion Inspector

Corrosion Inspector

AlpAccess employs several NACE, FROSIO and SSPC inspectors of different levels. What is a NACE inspector? You can find out below:

We provide inspection services with certified NACE Level 3 inspectors in Romania and abroad.

NACE Inspector for Quality Control

To ensure high quality anti-corrosion protection services, we provide surface treatment inspectors, NACE certified, for quality control and to assess the quality of the anti-corrosion protection projects.

What is NACE?

NACE LogoNACE is the National Association of Corrosion Engineers. Also called the global corrosion authority, NACE International, was founded in 1943 by eleven corrosion engineers in the pipeline transportation industry.

At the present moment, NACE counts over 36,000 members in over 130 countries and is globally recognized as the authority for corrosion control solutions. The organization provides technical training and certification programs, conferences, industry standards, reports, publications, technical journals, government engagement activities, and more.

The standard according to which inspectors are trained and certified is the NACE standard for the CIP program - Coating Inspector Program.

NACE objectives

  • To increase the level of quality in all aspects of corrosion control activities;
  • Engage in formulating quality requirements and developing education programs for corrosion control inspectors.

Certification levels and validity

The NACE certification system consists of three different levels:

  • NACE Inspector candidate certificate Leve I: No relevant experience required;
  • NACE Inspector candidate certificate Level II: Minimum 2 years of experience in the field are required
  • NACE Inspector candidate certificate Level III - Peer review: Requires at least five years of relevant and documented inspection experience. There is no training course for this level. The exam consists of exposing case studies to a committee of three reviewers.

Certificates shall be valid for five years from the date of issue, and, after expiration of validity, the inspector have to send documents proving that he / she is still conducting inspection activities before re-issuing another valid certificate.

Certification requirements:

  • Attending an 80-hour course provided by a training organization approved by NACE;
  • Pass both theoretical and practical exams;
  • Document relevant experience and inspection experience.

Other equivalent certifications are FROSIO, SSPC, Icorr, ACQPA.