Due to current concerns surrounding COVID-19, the Appalachian Underground Corrosion Short Course (AUCSC) will not take place May 12-14. The event has been rescheduled for Aug. 4-6 and will be held in Morgantown, West Virginia.
If you have registered for the May event but are unable to attend in August, please request a refund by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Otherwise, your registration will be applied to the August dates.
Please monitor the AUCSC website for updates and additional information about the event as details become available.
AUCSC is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit educational association, focusing on underground corrosion, primarily pipelines and storage tanks, while also offering more than 100 hours of basic, intermediate and advanced training. AUCSC provides attendees with technical information about the causes and prevention of corrosion on underground structures.
Additional courses in coatings, internal corrosion, today’s technology, water and wastewater corrosion prevention, several hands-on outdoor clinics and a corrosion fundamentals course will also be offered. Licensed professional engineers may earn professional development hours (PDH’s) for attending AUCSC. Professional engineers should submit proof of their completion of AUCSC courses to their state’s engineering licensing board.
A NACE Technician Exam Review Course is also offered. NACE will offer various NACE Exams during AUCSC 2020. Please contact NACE directly for additional information regarding the exam at (281) 228-6211. AUCSC course hours may be applied toward NACE recertification requirements.
The AUCSC scholarship program provides two scholarships for the West Virginia University (WVU) system Oil and Gas Program and two scholarships for the University of Akron Corrosion Engineering Program. In addition, for 2020 the scholarship program is funding two veterans in the NACE Foundation workforce development program. This program puts veterans through the NACE Basic Corrosion Course then either the Cathodic protection level I or the Corrosion Inspector Level I course then assists in finding a job for the veterans upon successful completion of the courses.