The Institute of Corrosion document which defines the requirements for the operation of the ICATS scheme is called the Req Doc and the latest version (the 15th Edition since the scheme was introduced in 2005) has just been approved.
The new changes are out today from iCATS, these can be viewed in full by visiting the iCATS website http://www.icats-training.org clicking on iCATS latest news.
Below are the changes in brief.
• Mentoring – the maximum number of Trainee Applicators one qualified ICATS Applicator can mentor is 5
• Trainee Cards will only be valid for one year
• Trainers applying for renewal must be working for an ICATS registered company and have trained within the last three years
• Conditions for out of date renewals have been revised