Training & Certification Courses

This list of training courses is preliminary; courses will not be confirmed until January 18, 2019.

For more information on registering, contact Phil Hall at | 412-281-2331 x 2241

  • Registration for all SSPC Training Courses must be done separately from the Coatings+ conference registration.
  • Anyone who registers for a training course offered at Coatings + will have complimentary access to the Exhibit Hall, or may choose to receive a $100 discount on Full Conference Registration.
  • Deadline to register is January 18, 2019.
  • Information and complete descriptions of the training courses can be found at

How to Register for Training Courses:

  1. Online Registration is now open! Click here to find a course and at it to your cart.
  2. Download the Training Registration Form and follow the instructions.

Courses being offered in Orlando, FL in conjunction with Coatings+

Training Course Cancellation Policy: Cancellation Policy: SSPC reserves the right to cancel up to 21 days before the scheduled training is to begin due to low registration. If a training event is canceled, registrants receive a full refund of payments for course fees and supplemental material or SSPC can transfer your registration fee to an upcoming training. If you do not enroll in another class within one year, the fees will be forfeited. SSPC reserves the right to cancel or reschedule a course or part thereof at any time. In the event of SSPC having to cancel or re-schedule a course, attendees will be offered an alternative course date or the option to withdraw from the course and a credit/refund issued if appropriate. We cannot take responsibility for the expenses incurred by the customer as a result of the cancellation or re-scheduling of the course. If you replace a student in a class, there is a $50.00 fee. If you choose to cancel and SSPC receives your written cancellation: A) up to 30 days before the training, the registration fee is 100% refundable, minus a $50.00 service charge or you may select a full credit towards a future training class. B) is received from 29 to 17 calendar days before the training, the fee is refundable at 50%, minus a $50.00 service charge or you may select a full credit towards a future training event. C) is received in 16 or fewer days before the training, the fee is not refundable and at this point you will receive credit towards a future training event, minus a $50.00 service charge. All credits towards a future training must be used within 12 months of the cancellation. You can only move to another class one time. If you do not cancel and are a no show for the class – there is no refund and your payment cannot be applied to a future class. Under no circumstances is SSPC responsible for reimbursement of any airline tickets, guaranteed reservations or other expenses associated with a student attending any class.