Training and Certification

Requirements for Approval and Certification

  • Attend a training course in inspection of either surface treatment or insulation 
  • The course to have a duration of 80 hours provided by a FROSIO approved training body
  • Pass both theoretical and practical exams
  • Document relevant experience and inspection experience

Certification levels and validity

FROSIO certification scheme has three different levels

  • Inspector candidate certificate Level  I – White 
    • Candidates with no relevant experience or less that required for level  II-Green
    • Valid for 5 years from first issue date
  • Inspector certificate Level  II - Green 
    • Candidate with minimum 2 years relevant experience
    • Valid for 5 years from first issue date
  • Inspector certificate Level III – Red
    • Candidate  with at least 5 years relevant experience whereof minimum 2 years shall be documented inspection experience
    • Valid for 5 years from first issue date

Relevant Experience

SURFACE TREATMENT:
Work directly connected to pre-treatment of metallic surface, application of paint and other coatings for corrosion prevention and the inspection of such work.

INSULATION:
Work related to planning, production or installation of insulation materials and systems

NOTE:
Such experience may be obtained within one or more of the field of  shipbuilding industry, marine and offshore installations, energy and power industry, roads and railroads, or industrial plants. Furthermore, experience of workshops, building industry, chemical process and paint coating industries will be considered as relevant.