ULC Purple Book Course Description

Paint Coatings and Quality Verification (QV)
Control Number: 84
Course Number: 35PNT01A
CEUs: 3.1     PDHs: 31.0     LUs: 31.0     PDUs: 0.0     CMs: 0.0     ACE: 0.0     CEHs: 0.0
This course is designed to develop students' quality verification, analytical, and problem solving skills to identify, prevent, correct, and resolve prevalent problems in the application of paints and coatings. Students will learn the basic concepts of paint composition, coating selection, safety, environmental & sustainability considerations, and construction quality management necessary to administer the painting requirements of project plans and specifications. This course is identified as a requirement for the Architecture and Interior Design Communities of Practice.

Through lectures, hands-on demonstrations, analysis of case studies, and laboratory sessions, this course covers such subjects as: paint fundamentals; characteristics and selection of coatings; surface preparation and painting of metals, concrete and masonry surfaces, wood, wallboard, and other miscellaneous surfaces and material types; paint defects; paint approval; testing instruments; painting specifications; and safety, environmental, and sustainability considerations. Construction Quality Management, Maintenance Painting, and changes in guidance and regulations affecting painting are emphasized. Recent changes to the UFGS 09 90 00 and 09 97 02 are emphasized to include the use of the Master Painter's Institute (MPI) specifications and its application to the design-build process and other available online resources.

(a) Grade: All (b) Occupational Series: 0800, 1300, 4000, 5318, 5426. Other disciplines will be accepted provided nominee's present or anticipated duties require knowledge of coating systems involved in design, construction or facility maintenance. This includes architects and engineers with design, specification and review responsibilities. This course is open to those individuals from DPWs, BCEs, NAVFAC and other government agencies who are responsible for quality assurance and verification, specifying paint requirements for maintenance or new construction and those serving on constructability review teams.


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SessionLocationStart DateEnd DateSeats Open
1Champaign, IL4/1/20194/5/20193
2Champaign, IL5/6/20195/10/20190