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Intumescent Fireproofing Coating Application Specialist (FIRE APP)

This course is designed to provide basic, non-product specific, training to industrial applicators on the fundamentals of applying intumescent coatings for the purpose of passive fire protection. In addition to classroom learning and workshops, attendees will participate in hands-on application workshops throughout the course.

Who should attend

Coating applicators and other personnel who are responsible for the application of intumescent fireproofing coatings should attend this course. It is recommended that attendees have an C12 or CAS certification or at least 3-5 years of experience with spray application of liquid protective coatings.

Why attend – benefits of attending

After attending this course you will be able to:

Identify the different types of fire protection and fire protection materials

  • Recognize how different types of fires affect steel

  • Explain how intumescent coatings work

  • Describe the differences between thin and thick film intumescent coatings

  • Recognize requirements and guidelines stated in key technical documents

  • Describe the different methods of surface preparation used for intumescent coating installations

  • Recognize equipment used for surface preparation

  • Identify commonly used methods of applying intumescent coatings

  • Demonstrate proper application techniques

  • Recognize basic quality control methods and measures

What this course covers

  • Basics of Fire Protection

  • Intumescent Coatings

  • Key Documents

  • Surface Preparation

  • Application

  • Quality Control

Course format

This course is delivered through classroom lecture, written exercises, hands-on workshops, and quizzes. At the end of instruction on the final day, the instructor will administer a closed-book, written exam consisting of 25 multiple-choice questions on the body of knowledge presented during classroom lectures. In addition to attending all of the course modules and participating in each workshop, a passing grade of 70% or higher is needed on the final exam to receive a certificate of completion and CEUs.


There are no prerequisites to attend this course.



Contact Alexandre Racine
CFRRIQC training Director


Training and course materials are available in English.


00,00$ CAD (taxes included)

*Prices are subject to change without notice

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