Coatings Applicator

TrainThePainter Surface Preparation and Training

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Protective Coatings Application

  • Health and Safety
  • Access, Plant and Equipment
  • Surface Preparation
  • Coating Types
  • Coating Application
  • Quality Control

Abrasive Blast Cleaning

  • Introduction
  • Health and Safety
  • Blast Media
  • Standards and Quality Control
  • Operational Procedures
  • Process Control

Spray Painting

  • Introduction
  • Health and Safety
  • Paint Materials
  • Airless Spray Equipment
  • Conventional Air Spray
  • Plural Component Spray

Specialty Module

  • Metallic Coatings
  • Intumescent Coatings
  • Concrete
  • Environmental
  • Coating Failure
  • Management and Supervision
  • Offshore and Marine
  • Specialty Units
  • Visual Standards

Within each training module you will find a number of training units.

  • Protective Coatings Application – 76 Training Units
  • Abrasive Blast Cleaning – 25 Training Units
  • Spray Painting – 15 Training Units
  • Specialty Module – 36 Training Units


Training units consist of theoretical training followed by student assessments.


A number of the training units have practical assessments.

This website also contains useful tools and information to complement the training course and a full set of student handout notes that accompany the training can be downloaded, saved or printed.

Blast One

We would like to thank Blast One for the use of various images and illustrations in our training program

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