Technical Service Center — Training
Corrosion and Protective Coating Hands-On Training
October 28–30, 2014
The Materials Engineering and Research Laboratory will be presenting Corrosion and Protective Coatings Hands-On Training. This 3-day course will familiarize participants with the issues relating to corrosion of metal and corrosion protection. Discussions will include: how corrosion occurs and methods to minimize and prevent corrosion to our infrastructure, protective coatings, cathodic protection, new technologies, and inspection and repair techniques relating to maintenance and repair of infrastructure. The course will also discuss methods to control zebra and quagga mussels, with emphasis on the antifouling coatings control method.
Course Objectives: The class will provide hands-on experience to participants, who will prepare steel panels, apply coatings, perform both destructive and nondestructive testing, inspect coatings and corrosion, and test cathodic protection systems.
Who Should Attend: The course provides an outstanding development opportunity for Department of the Interior employees as well as other Federal employees. It is intended for engineers, technicians, specification writers, technical project managers, and other staff associated with construction and repair of water resources structures.
Time & Location: This training will be offered October 28–30, 2014, at the Denver Federal Center, Building 56 Laboratories. Class will begin at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, October 28, and conclude at 5:00 p.m. on Thursday, October 30.
Tuition: There is no cost for this training. Bureau of Reclamation employees will receive first priority for registration. The course is limited to 30 participants and seats will be filled on a first-come, first served basis.
Registration: Reclamation employees must register via DOI Learn. When searching for the course, use the keywords: Corrosion and Protective Coatings. Participants will be placed on the roster once electronic supervisory approval has been obtained. Registration will close on Tuesday, October 14, 2014.
Other Department of the Interior employees need to contact Rolando Smith-Salazar at 303-445-2655 They will be placed on the waiting list and wait until the cutoff date for registration or if a registered Reclamation employee drops from the class.All other Federal participants will also need to contact Mr. Smith-Salazar at 303-445-2655 and will be placed on the waiting list for an opening.
Please contact a client liaison (303) 445-2561 to help you get the most efficient services for your needs.