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    CATHODIC PROTECTION - COMPETENCE LEVELS AND CERTIFICATION OF CATHODIC PROTECTION PERSONNEL

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    Superseded date:  01-06-2017

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    Published date:  13-01-2013

    Publisher:  Comite Europeen de Normalisation

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    Foreword
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    4 General principles, duties and responsibilities
       4.1 Certification body
       4.2 Delegated body
       4.3 Training centre
       4.4 Examination centre
    5 Levels of competence
       5.1 General
       5.2 Level 1
       5.3 Level 2
       5.4 Level 3
    6 Eligibility for certification
       6.1 General
       6.2 Training
            6.2.1 General
            6.2.2 Level 1 and level 2
            6.2.3 Level 3
       6.3 Industrial experience
    7 Competence assessment for certification
       7.1 General
       7.2 Examination for level 1 and level 2
            7.2.1 General
            7.2.2 Common-core examination session
            7.2.3 Sectoral theoretical examination session
            7.2.4 Sectoral practical examination session
            7.2.5 Conduct of examinations
            7.2.6 Grading of the Level 1 and Level 2 certification
                   examination
            7.2.7 Final assessment
       7.3 Assessment for level 3
       7.4 Re-assessment
       7.5 Competence assessment exemptions
    8 Administration of certification
       8.1 Certificates and/or wallet cards
       8.2 Provisional certification
       8.3 Validity period of certificate
    9 Re-certification
       9.1 General
       9.2 Levels 1 and 2
       9.3 Level 3
    10 Files
    11 Establishment of new certification schemes, extension of
       schemes, transition periods
       11.1 General
       11.2 Certification body
       11.3 Certification scheme and training
            11.3.1 General
            11.3.2 Appointment of trustees
            11.3.3 Establishment of certification scheme
            11.3.4 Liaisons with existing schemes
       11.4 Transition period for examiners and assessment committee
       11.5 Transition period for previously certificated personnel
       11.6 National boundaries
    Annex A Application sectors (normative)
            A.1 General
            A.2 Underground and immersed metallic structures
            A.3 Marine metallic structures
            A.4 Reinforced concrete structures
            A.5 Inner surfaces of metallic container structures
    Annex B Competence levels (normative)
            B.1 General
                B.1.1 Introduction
                B.1.2 Level 1
                B.1.3 Level 2
                B.1.4 Level 3
                B.1.5 Tasks to be fulfilled in all application sectors
            B.2 Specific tasks for underground and immersed metallic
                structures application sector
            B.3 Specific tasks for marine metallic structures
                application sector
            B.4 Specific tasks for reinforced concrete structures
                application sector
            B.5 Specific tasks for inner surfaces of metallic
                structures application sector

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    Describes three competence levels (Annex B) of personnel acting in the field of cathodic protection, including survey, design, installation, testing and maintenance.

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    Committee TC 219
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher Comite Europeen de Normalisation
    Status Superseded
    Superseded By

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    DIN EN ISO 15589-2 E : 2014 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - PART 2: OFFSHORE PIPELINES (ISO 15589-2:2012)
    BS EN ISO 12696:2016 Cathodic protection of steel in concrete
    BS ISO 18086 : 2015 CORROSION OF METALS AND ALLOYS - DETERMINATION OF AC CORROSION - PROTECTION CRITERIA
    DIN EN 15280 E : 2013 EVALUATION OF A.C. CORROSION LIKELIHOOD OF BURIED PIPELINES APPLICABLE TO CATHODICALLY PROTECTED PIPELINES
    BS EN 15280:2013 EVALUATION OF A.C. CORROSION LIKELIHOOD OF BURIED PIPELINES APPLICABLE TO CATHODICALLY PROTECTED PIPELINES
    11/30249422 DC : 0 BS EN 15280 - EVALUATION OF A.C. CORROSION LIKELIHOOD OF BURIED PIPELINES - APPLICATION TO CATHODICALLY PROTECTED PIPELINES
    PREN ISO 12696 : DRAFT 2009 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF STEEL IN CONCRETE
    PREN 16299 : DRAFT 2011 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF EXTERNAL SURFACES OF ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANK BASES IN CONTACT WITH SOIL OR FOUNDATIONS
    I.S. EN 16299:2013 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF EXTERNAL SURFACES OF ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANK BASES IN CONTACT WITH SOIL OR FOUNDATIONS
    UNI EN ISO 13174 : 2013 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF HARBOUR INSTALLATIONS
    ISO 15589-1:2015 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries Cathodic protection of pipeline systems Part 1: On-land pipelines
    BS EN 12819:2009 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - INSPECTION AND REQUALIFICATION OF LPG TANKS GREATER THAN 13 M[3]
    UNI EN 12819 : 2010 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - INSPECTION AND REQUALIFICATION OF LPG TANKS GREATER THAN 13 M[3]
    DIN EN 12007-3:2015-07 GAS INFRASTRUCTURE - PIPELINES FOR MAXIMUM OPERATING PRESSURE UP TO AND INCLUDING 16 BAR - PART 3: SPECIFIC FUNTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR STEEL
    DIN EN 14678-2:2012-04 LPG equipment and accessories - Construction and performance of LPG equipment for automotive filling stations - Part 2: Components other than dispensers and installation requirements (includes Amendment A1:2012)
    UNE-EN ISO 15589-2:2014 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries - Cathodic protection of pipeline transportation systems - Part 2: Offshore pipelines (ISO 15589-2:2012)
    ISO 13174:2012 Cathodic protection of harbour installations
    ISO 15589-2:2012 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries Cathodic protection of pipeline transportation systems Part 2: Offshore pipelines
    BS EN 14678-2 : 2007 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE OF LPG EQUIPMENT FOR AUTOMOTIVE FILLING STATIONS - PART 2: COMPONENTS OTHER THAN DISPENSERS AND INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
    I.S. EN 14678-2:2007 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE OF LPG EQUIPMENT FOR AUTOMOTIVE FILLING STATIONS - PART 2: COMPONENTS OTHER THAN DISPENSERS AND INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
    EN ISO 12696:2016 (edition 2) Cathodic protection of steel in concrete (ISO 12696:2016)
    BS EN 16299 : 2013 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF EXTERNAL SURFACES OF ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANK BASES IN CONTACT WITH SOIL OR FOUNDATIONS
    I.S. EN ISO 15589-2:2014 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - PART 2: OFFSHORE PIPELINES (ISO 15589-2:2012)
    I.S. EN ISO 16440:2016 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF STEEL CASED PIPELINES (ISO 16440:2016)
    11/30248021 DC : 0 AEROSPACE SERIES - COPPER ALLOY CUBE 1.9 - SOLUTION TREATED, COLD WORKED TO [1/2] HARD AND PRECIPITATION TREATED - BAR - 5 MM <= A OR D <= 190 MM - R[M] >= 1220 MPA
    BS ISO 15589-1 : 2015 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF PIPELINE SYSTEMS - PART 1: ON-LAND PIPELINES
    BS EN 16222:2012 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF SHIP HULLS
    11/30234723 DC : 0 BS EN 16299 - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF EXTERNAL SURFACES OF ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANK BASES IN CONTACT WITH SOIL OR FOUNDATIONS
    CEN GUIDE 14 : 2010 COMMON POLICY GUIDANCE FOR ADDRESSING STANDARDIZATION ON QUALIFICATION OF PROFESSIONS AND PERSONNEL
    I.S. EN 14038-1:2016 ELECTROCHEMICAL REALKALIZATION AND CHLORIDE EXTRACTION TREATMENTS FOR REINFORCED CONCRETE - PART 1: REALKALIZATION
    I.S. EN 12817:2010 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - INSPECTION AND REQUALIFICATION OF LPG TANKS UP TO AND INCLUDING 13 M[3]
    EN ISO 18086 : 2017 CORROSION OF METALS AND ALLOYS - DETERMINATION OF AC CORROSION - PROTECTION CRITERIA (ISO 18086:2015)
    DIN EN 12817:2010-06 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - INSPECTION AND REQUALIFICATION OF LPG TANKS UP TO AND INCLUDING 13 M[3]
    DIN EN 12819:2010-04 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - INSPECTION AND REQUALIFICATION OF LPG TANKS GREATER THAN 13 M[3]
    I.S. EN 12007-3:2015 GAS INFRASTRUCTURE - PIPELINES FOR MAXIMUM OPERATING PRESSURE UP TO AND INCLUDING 16 BAR - PART 3: SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR STEEL
    UNI EN ISO 15589-2 : 2014 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - PART 2: OFFSHORE PIPELINES
    DIN EN ISO 16440 E : 2017 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF STEEL CASED PIPELINES (ISO 16440:2016)
    I.S. EN ISO 15589-1:2017 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF PIPELINE SYSTEMS - PART 1: ON-LAND PIPELINES (ISO 15589-1:2015)
    10/30234732 DC : 0 BS EN ISO 13174 - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF HARBOUR INSTALLATIONS
    14/30265038 DC : 0 BS EN ISO 16440 - PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF STEEL CASED PIPELINES
    DIN EN ISO 13174:2013-05 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF HARBOUR INSTALLATIONS (ISO 13174:2012)
    PREN 14038-1 : DRAFT 2014 ELECTROCHEMICAL REALKALIZATION AND CHLORIDE EXTRACTION TREATMENTS FOR REINFORCED CONCRETE - PART 1: REALKALIZATION
    I.S. EN 16222:2012 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF SHIP HULLS
    PREN 12954 : DRAFT 2017 GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CATHODIC PROTECTION OF BURIED OR IMMERSED ONSHORE METALLIC STRUCTURES
    NACE SP 01 15 : 2015 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - PART 2: OFFSHORE PIPELINES
    UNI EN 16299 : 2013 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF EXTERNAL SURFACES OF ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANK BASES IN CONTACT WITH SOIL OR FOUNDATIONS
    ISO 18086:2015 Corrosion of metals and alloys Determination of AC corrosion Protection criteria
    I.S. EN 12819:2009 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - INSPECTION AND REQUALIFICATION OF LPG TANKS GREATER THAN 13 M[3]
    EN ISO 15589-1 : 2017 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries - Cathodic protection of pipeline systems - Part 1: On-land pipelines (ISO 15589-1:2015, Corrected version 2020-11)
    EN 16299 : 2013 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF EXTERNAL SURFACES OF ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANK BASES IN CONTACT WITH SOIL OR FOUNDATIONS
    UNI EN 14678-2 : 2012 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE OF LPG EQUIPMENT FOR AUTOMOTIVE FILLING STATIONS - PART 2: COMPONENTS OTHER THAN DISPENSERS AND INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
    UNE-EN ISO 12696:2017 Cathodic protection of steel in concrete (ISO 12696:2016)
    UNI EN 16222 : 2012 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF SHIP HULLS
    BS EN ISO 15589-2:2014 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - PART 2: OFFSHORE PIPELINES
    DIN EN ISO 16440:2017-07 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF STEEL CASED PIPELINES (ISO 16440:2016)
    BS ISO 15589-2 : 2012 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - PART 2: OFFSHORE PIPELINES
    UNI EN 15280 : 2014 EVALUATION OF A.C. CORROSION LIKELIHOOD OF BURIED PIPELINES APPLICABLE TO CATHODICALLY PROTECTED PIPELINES
    14/30271613 DC : 0 BS ISO 15257 - CATHODIC PROTECTION - COMPETENCE LEVELS OF CATHODIC PROTECTION PERSONS - BASIS FOR CERTIFICATION SCHEME
    BS EN ISO 16440:2016 (published 2016-11) Petroleum and natural gas industries. Pipeline transportation systems. Design, construction and maintenance of steel cased pipelines
    UNE-EN 16299:2013 Cathodic protection of external surfaces of above ground storage tank bases in contact with soil or foundations
    I.S. EN 15280:2013 EVALUATION OF A.C. CORROSION LIKELIHOOD OF BURIED PIPELINES APPLICABLE TO CATHODICALLY PROTECTED PIPELINES
    UNE-EN 12817:2010 LPG Equipment and accessories - Inspection and requalification of LPG tanks up to and including 13 m³
    EN 12817:2010 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - INSPECTION AND REQUALIFICATION OF LPG TANKS UP TO AND INCLUDING 13 M[3]
    17/30346281 DC : 0 BS EN 12954 - GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF CATHODIC PROTECTION OF BURIED OR IMMERSED ONSHORE METALLIC STRUCTURES
    EN 12819 : 2009 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - INSPECTION AND REQUALIFICATION OF LPG TANKS GREATER THAN 13 M[3]
    ISO 16440:2016 Petroleum and natural gas industries Pipeline transportation systems Design, construction and maintenance of steel cased pipelines
    ISO 12696:2016 Cathodic protection of steel in concrete
    BS EN 12817:2010 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - INSPECTION AND REQUALIFICATION OF LPG TANKS UP TO AND INCLUDING 13 M[3]
    BS EN 12007-3:2000 GAS INFRASTRUCTURE - PIPELINES FOR MAXIMUM OPERATING PRESSURE UP TO AND INCLUDING 16 BAR - PART 3: SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR STEEL
    UNE-EN 12007-3:2015 Gas infrastructure - Pipelines for maximum operating pressure up to and including 16 bar - Part 3: Specific functional requirements for steel
    EN ISO 16440 : 2016 PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - DESIGN, CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF STEEL CASED PIPELINES (ISO 16440:2016)
    EN ISO 15589-2 : 2014 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF PIPELINE TRANSPORTATION SYSTEMS - PART 2: OFFSHORE PIPELINES (ISO 15589-2:2012)
    EN 16222 : 2012 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF SHIP HULLS
    EN 14678-2:2007+A1:2012 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - CONSTRUCTION AND PERFORMANCE OF LPG EQUIPMENT FOR AUTOMOTIVE FILLING STATIONS - PART 2: COMPONENTS OTHER THAN DISPENSERS AND INSTALLATION REQUIREMENTS
    09/30185957 DC : 0 BS EN ISO 12696 - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF STEEL IN CONCRETE
    BS EN ISO 13174:2012 Cathodic protection of harbour installations
    S.R. CEN GUIDE 14:2010 COMMON POLICY GUIDANCE FOR ADDRESSING STANDARDIZATION ON QUALIFICATION OF PROFESSIONS AND PERSONNEL
    DIN EN ISO 15589-2:2014-07 Petroleum, petrochemical and natural gas industries - Cathodic protection of pipeline transportation systems - Part 2: Offshore pipelines (ISO 15589-2:2012)
    DIN EN 15280:2013-12 EVALUATION OF A.C. CORROSION LIKELIHOOD OF BURIED PIPELINES APPLICABLE TO CATHODICALLY PROTECTED PIPELINES
    14/30277789 DC : 0 BS EN 14038-1 - ELECTROCHEMICAL REALKALIZATION AND CHLORIDE EXTRACTION TREATMENTS FOR REINFORCED CONCRETE - PART 1: RE-ALKALIZATION
    UNE-EN 16222:2013 Cathodic protection of ship hulls
    DIN EN ISO 12696:2016-07 (Draft) CATHODIC PROTECTION OF STEEL IN CONCRETE (ISO 12696:2016)
    I.S. EN ISO 18086:2017 CORROSION OF METALS AND ALLOYS - DETERMINATION OF AC CORROSION - PROTECTION CRITERIA (ISO 18086:2015)
    I.S. EN ISO 12696:2016 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF STEEL IN CONCRETE (ISO 12696:2016)
    UNI EN 12817 : 2010 LPG EQUIPMENT AND ACCESSORIES - INSPECTION AND REQUALIFICATION OF LPG TANKS UP TO AND INCLUDING 13 M[3]
    BS EN ISO 15589-1:2017 PETROLEUM, PETROCHEMICAL AND NATURAL GAS INDUSTRIES - CATHODIC PROTECTION OF PIPELINE SYSTEMS - PART 1: ON-LAND PIPELINES (ISO 15589-1:2015)
    EN 12007-3:2015 GAS INFRASTRUCTURE - PIPELINES FOR MAXIMUM OPERATING PRESSURE UP TO AND INCLUDING 16 BAR - PART 3: SPECIFIC FUNCTIONAL REQUIREMENTS FOR STEEL
    EN ISO 13174 : 2012 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF HARBOUR INSTALLATIONS (ISO 13174:2012)
    EN 15280 : 2013 EVALUATION OF A.C. CORROSION LIKELIHOOD OF BURIED PIPELINES APPLICABLE TO CATHODICALLY PROTECTED PIPELINES
    DIN EN 16299:2013-06 CATHODIC PROTECTION OF EXTERNAL SURFACES OF ABOVE GROUND STORAGE TANK BASES IN CONTACT WITH SOIL OR FOUNDATIONS
    EN 14038-1 : 2016 ELECTROCHEMICAL REALKALIZATION AND CHLORIDE EXTRACTION TREATMENTS FOR REINFORCED CONCRETE - PART 1: REALKALIZATION
    DIN EN 16222:2012-12 Cathodic protection of ship hulls

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    EN ISO 8044:2015 CORROSION OF METALS AND ALLOYS - BASIC TERMS AND DEFINITIONS (ISO 8044:2015)
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    EN 13509 : 2003 CATHODIC PROTECTION MEASUREMENT TECHNIQUES
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    CEN/TS 14038-1 : 2004 ELECTROCHEMICAL REALKALIZATION AND CHLORIDE EXTRACTION TREATMENTS FOR REINFORCED CONCRETE - PART 1: REALKALIZATION
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