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Marine Corps Systems Command


Marine Corps Systems Command

Equipping our MARINES

MCB Quantico, Va.

Corrosion Prevention and Control Training

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The purpose of this training is to provide Operators and Maintainers an overview of the organizational Corrosion Prevention and Control (CPAC) procedures for all Marine Corps Ground Combat and Support Equipment. 

This training is sponsored by MARCORSYSCOM, CPAC Program Management Office in accordance with Marine Corps Order MCO 4790.18.

Comments or recommendations for improvement of this computer based training may be provided to CPAC.

Download and run the Training from your computer

USMC CPAC Program Download Size

  CPAC Training

cpactrng.zip 126 MB

  Assessment Training

cpacassessmenttrng.zip 10.4 MB

  Module 1 - Corrosion Control Basics

CPAC_Training_Module-1.zip 67 MB

  Module 2 - Organizational Field Corrosion Prevention and Control Measures

CPAC_Training_Module-2.zip 151 MB

  Module 3 - Field Corrosion Prevention and Control Supporting Activities

CPAC_Training_Module-3.zip 30.9 MB

  Module 4 - Implementation of a CPAC Program

CPAC_Training_Module-4.zip 45.8 MB


Download Instructions:

  1. Select a training file to download to your computer.
  2. Extract the selected file using a tool such as WinZip.
  3. Double click on the extracted file to view the training.

General Information:

  • CPAC Training.
    • This training should be incorporated into the unit’s monthly Maintenance Training Plan
    • The student must login if a certificate is desired upon completion.
    • The LIBRARY option is a user friendly guide that provides typical corrosion prone areas on equipment.
    • The REFERENCE option provides a quick reference to the CPAC Tool Kit Video, Technical Manuals, Glossary of Terms and the CPAC Program Office.
    • The QUIZ option is used to access the quiz for each of the units of instruction contained in the module.
  • Assessment Training.  Provides the student with training on the completion of corrosion assessments on military equipment utilizing the Marine Corps Corrosion Assessment Checklist (CAC).
  • Module 1 - Corrosion Control Basics.  Provides the student with training on the identification of corrosion prone areas, causes of corrosion and general corrosion control solutions on military tactical ground and support equipment.
  • Module 2 - Organizational Field Corrosion Prevention and Control Measures.  Provides the student with training on equipment cleaning and storage requirements, methods of corrosion repair and the use of Corrosion Preventative Compounds (CPCs) during the conduct of organizational preventive maintenance.
  • Module 3 - Field Corrosion Prevention and Control Supporting Activities.  Provides the student with an understanding of supporting field repair activity requirements and training to perform a visual inspection of repaired assets to determine if required services were completed correctly to include the application of required CPCs.
  • Module 4 - Implementation of a CPAC Program.  Provides the student an understanding of a total productive system strategy to corrosion prevention and control. Student must be able to use a condition based maintenance system concept and understand its benefits.