Toronto, Ontario — September 19, 2018 — The fourth quarter for this year’s PPG training schedule has been announced.
The classes offered cover a wide variety of subjects and are designed to ensure that PPG paint technicians stay up-to-date with their refinish certification and knowledge of PPG products, processes and technological advances.
PPG collision refinish training classes are held at PPG Business Development Centers and numerous field locations across North America which are led by expert PPG trainers.
The courses take one to two days and provide extensive classroom instruction along with hands-on work in the spray booth. Technicians are given generous opportunities for informal discussions and Q&A sessions with the trainers.
Collision refinish courses cover PPG premium brands including the ENVIROBASE High Performance, AQUABASE Plus, DELTRON and GLOBAL REFINISH SYSTEM paint lines, with certification and recertification offered for each brand.
Programs carry a range of topics from product selection, equipment and color tools to surface preparation and paint application best practices. Color tinting classes are also offered for each brand.
PPG refinish technicians must be certified and then recertified every two years to make certain they stay current with ever-evolving industry developments. When paint technicians and their respective collision centers are certified, the centers may offer the PPG Lifetime Limited Paint Performance Guarantee — a valued edge over the competition — to their customers. Technicians must maintain their PPG certification for the collision center to continue participating in the PPG paint guarantee program.
Course descriptions with October, November and December dates, locations and registration instructions can be found at ca.ppgrefinish.com/training.
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