PPG has announced its collision refinish training schedule for the first quarter of 2018.
Classes 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, according to PPG.
PPG collision refinish training classes are held at PPG Business Development Centers and numerous field locations across the United States and Canada and 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 spraybooth.
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 lines, with certification and recertification offered for each brand.
Programs encompass a comprehensive range of topics from product selection, equipment and color tools to surface preparation and paint application best practices, according to PPG. Color-tinting classes also are offered for each brand. Classes are available in Spanish and French in some locations.
PPG refinish technicians must be certified and then recertified every two years to make certain they stay current with ever-evolving industry developments. When PPG paint technicians and their respective collision centers are certified, the centers may offer the PPG lifetime limited paint performance guarantee 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 January, February and March dates, locations and registration instructions can be found at us.ppgrefinish.com/training. Information about other PPG training classes can be found at the same website.
For more information about PPG refinish products, call (800) 647-6050 or visit www.ppgrefinish.com.