Certified Training

Our protective coatings professionals provide training for owners, inspectors, and applicators in the coatings industry.

In addition to our own courses, we are a SSPC C-3 and C-5 licensee, having Maryland and New Jersey approved instructors. Our professionals are certified to teach SSPC C-1, C-2, C-3, C-5, Bridge Coatings Inspector, and Concrete Coating Inspector courses as well as NACE’s CIP program and Bridge Course. We have also developed and can provide NACE nuclear coatings training.

Expert Instruction –
Learn from the industry leaders.

Certification Programs
• (C-1) Fundamentals of Protective • Coatings
• (C-2) Specifying & Managing Coating Projects
• (C-3) Supervisor/Competent Person for Deleading of Industrial Steel Structures
• (C-5) Lead Paint Removal Refresher
• (BCI) Bridge Coating Inspector Level 1
• (BCI) Bridge Coating Inspector Level 2

• Coatings Inspector (CIP) Level 1
• Coatings Inspector (CIP) Level 2
GPI-Developed Programs
• Level 1 (3 days) - Basics of Coatings; Application & Inspection
(Recognized by SSPC QP1 program as acceptable training for contractor site QC personnel)

• Painting Instrument Quality Control

• Lead Based Paint Removal - Methods, Containment, Regulations
Continuing Education Courses
Currently only available in Florida. Accredited by the Florida Board of Professional Engineers.

• Protective Coatings 101 - FBPE 1 PDH

• Protective Coatings for Utility Personnel - FBPE 1 PDH, FDEP W/WW (FSAWWA) Operator 1 hour - This course will cover the basics of what utility owners should know about the use of protective coatings.

With multiple office locations that provide training GPI can bring almost any course to your location. Contact us for a custom quote.

Training Services Contact:
Sarah Olthof
(616) 608-0515
*protected email*

GPI Laboratories, Inc.
4403 Donker Court SE, Grand Rapids, MI 49512