PITTSBURGH – PPG Industries’ protective and marine coatings (PMC) business announced it has been certified as a Registered Continuing Education Provider (RCEP) of the American Council of Engineering Companies (ACEC) and now offers two training modules that enable ACEC members to earn Professional Development Hours (PDHs).

“Principles of Corrosion, Surface Preparation and Coatings Basics” is a one-hour training module. “Coatings Basics: Epoxy, Polyurethane, Polysiloxane, Acrylic, Alkyd and Zinc-Rich” is a two-hour training module. Both programs are available as classroom courses taught by RCEP-registered educators from PPG.

Qualified engineers, surveyors, designers and related architecture/engineering/construction (A/E/C) industry professionals can earn PDHs by completing either of the two PPG courses to keep their qualifications current.

The RCEP is a nationwide portal for education and career record-keeping systems that enables ACEC members to stay up-to-date with mandated continuing education requirements through learning programs offered by quality providers. PPG is now a certified member of the RCEP Providers Program, which offers ACEC professionals a comprehensive nationwide registry of quality continuing education providers.