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A Guide To CTI's Levels Of Study, From Coating Application To Evaluation

Are you ready to delve into the fascinating world of paint and coatings? At The Coatings Training Institute (CTI), we offer a comprehensive range of modules designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills needed to excel in the coatings industry. Our modules range from Level 2 Media And Solvents to Level 5 Coating Application And Special Properties and everything in between. Whether you’re new to the coatings industry or you’re part of the furniture, CTI can help take your career to the next level.

Level 2 – Foundation Level, Coating Application And More

At the foundation level, our modules provide an introduction to key concepts and techniques in coating application. From understanding the fundamentals of paint and ink application to mastering surface preparation techniques, these modules lay the groundwork for your journey in the coatings industry. Example modules include 209 – Paint and Ink Application and 206 – Surface Preparation.

Level 3 – Intermediate Level

As you progress to the intermediate levels, you’ll delve deeper into the manufacture and evaluation of paints. Explore topics such as formulation principles, quality control methods and testing procedures to ensure the highest standards of coating performance. Modules at this level include 301 – Types and Manufacture of Pigments and 323 – The Evaluation of Colour.

Level 4 – Intermediate Level

At this level, you’ll focus on specialised areas of coating technology, such as ink formulation and the introduction and manufacture of media. Explore the science behind coating application even further, learn about the latest advancements in ink technology, and gain insights into the development of innovative formulations. Example modules include 421 – Ink Technology and Formulation and 408 – Acrylics and Aminos.

Level 5 – Advanced Level

For those seeking to become industry experts, our expert-level modules offer advanced insights into specific resin systems, such as epoxy, acrylic and water-reducible resins. Explore the properties, applications, and formulation techniques of these resin systems to become a specialist in your field. Modules at this level include 510 – Urethane and Amino Resins and 507 – Liquid Coatings, Modifiers and Drying.

From Coating Application To Evaluation – Start Here!

At CTI, we understand that everyone’s learning journey is unique. That’s why we offer a flexible approach to learning, allowing you to tailor your studies to suit your individual goals and interests. Whether you’re just starting in the coatings industry or looking to enhance your existing knowledge, our diverse range of modules has something for everyone.

With over 57 modules available across four levels of study, CTI provides a comprehensive learning experience that prepares you for success in the coatings industry. Plus, our online learning platform makes it easy to access course materials and study at your own pace, from anywhere in the world.

Ready to take the next step in your coatings career? Don’t hesitate to get in touch and we’ll guide you in the right direction. Join CTI today and unlock your potential in the fascinating world of coating application!

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