ABYC Corrosion Certification Course Available in Canada

The ABYC Marine Corrosion Certification will be offered in Kingston, Ontario starting Tuesday, September 25, 2012  through Friday, September 28, 2012. Classes run from  8:30 AM – 4:30 PM daily.

The course location will be the PeachTree Inn at 1187 Princess Street, Kingston.

The four day Corrosion Certification course with instructor, Dwight Escalera, covers all aspects of marine corrosion. The course starts off with general corrosion theory and goes on to include: identifying types of corrosion, properties of marine building materials, corrosion control methods & applications, sacrificial cathode protection systems and impressed current systems, protective coatings and methodology and performing a corrosion survey.

The price of the course includes the ABYC Marine Corrosion Study Guide and that will be shipped to you when you register. The price of the class also includes The Boatowners Guide to Corrosion by Everett Collier. That textbook will be shipped to the meeting place and will be available to you in class. This class concludes with a 200 question certification exam.

Those attending should be sure to bring their copy of the ABYC Corrosion Certification Study Guide or call the ABYC office to make sure you have a copy prior to class.

Unlike the Electrical Certification study guide, the relevant ABYC Standards are not specifically called out within the study guide. Therefore, like the Electrical Certification, you may use a laptop computer, mobile phone, calculator or printed ABYC Standards manual if you have one available. Otherwise, please inform the contact person at ABYC headquarters that you need the ABYC Corrosion Certification standards supplement manual. This abbreviated hard copy of the current ABYC Standards relevant to this certification will be sent to you at the time of registration. You are totally responsible for making sure you bring this with you to class. Your instructor WILL NOT have extra copies available.

As with all ABYC certification programs, you must bring a #2 lead pencil to class for use during the exam. Anyone caught texting or engaging in any sort of photography during the exam will be immediately ejected from the class. Candidates removed from class for any ethical violation will not be refunded tuition or test fees.

Relevant ABYC Standards associated with the corrosion certification include: A-28, A-31, E-2, E-10, E-11, T-1, TA-27 and TE-30 (Note: ABYC recommends achieving ABYC Electrical Certification prior to attending this program.)

Those taking the course must bring the ABYC Standards Manual "Standards & Technical Information Reports for Small Craft" to class. Please call the ABYC office and speak to Cris Gardner if you do not have this document. The ABYC Standards discussed in class will not be contained in your Study Guide. The class Study Guide will be shipped to you after you register for the class. The ABYC standards manual, ABYC study guide, and your class notes may be referred to during this exam. The current ABYC standards are available to members as on-Line (WebStir), the book, or CD; however no laptops or mobile phones will be allowed to be used during the exam. Check with your employer or contact the ABYC office if you require a copy of these publications.

Registration Fees for Members is $800.00 and for Non-Members is $1,170.00.

Contact Info: Sandy Brown  Email: sbrown@abycinc.org  Phone: 410-990-4460 X-101

This class is being "Hosted" by MetalCraft Marine and Ray Toth. These two parties have worked hard to bring ABYC classes to Kingston, Ontario. They have guaranteed a certain class size to receive a class price discount. To register directly with ABYC Please call Sandy @ ABYC 410 990 4460 ext 101 or register via this website.

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