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Corrosion Protection

Course format: Live instruction with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 3 hours
Estimated Duration: 4 hours
Gold Class: $114.00
Platinum: $114.00
Standard: $138.00

Prior Recommended Programs

  • Hazardous Airborne Pollutant Reduction (HAP01e)
  • Steel Unitized Structures Technologies and Repair (SPS07)
  • Hazardous Materials, Personal Safety, and Refinish Safety (WKR01)

This course helps satisfy ProLevel training requirements for the following roles:
Aluminum Structural Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

This course meets New Technology training requirements for the following roles:
Non-Structural Technician

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Refinish Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

  • Recognize causes of corrosion and understand the corrosion protection processes of manufacturers
  • Identify the steps required in determining where to apply anti-corrosion compounds and undercoatings
  • Understand the considerations for properly preparing parts for corrosion protection coatings
  • Explain how to apply corrosion protection materials
  • Identify the function and location of chip-resistant coating and how to replace it during the repair process
  • Identify seam sealer characteristics and applications
  • Identify the different corrosion protection recommendations from the different vehicle makers

Module 1 – Corrosion Origins and Prevention
This module identifies the causes of corrosion and helps explain how coatings protect vehicles against corrosion. The student will learn about the various types of corrosion protection methods such as zinc coating and topcoats. In addition, the student will learn about variations in OEM applications.

Module 2 – Corrosion Protection During Repairs
In this module the student will learn about the functions of corrosion protection while the repair process is taking place. Emphasis is given to cleaning, part preparations, primers, and seam sealers.

Module 3 – Corrosion Protection After Repairs
The course continues with an examination of the steps required to properly protect the vehicle against corrosion after the repair has been completed. Included in this module are discussions on undercoating and corrosion protection comparative testing.

Module 4 – OEM Recommendations
In the final module, the student will learn about the corrosion protection recommendations of the major automobile manufacturers.

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