PPG has announced the schedule of collision
Classes are led by expert instructors, take one to two days each, and are held at PPG Business Development Centers and various field locations throughout the U.S. and Canada. Participants receive classroom instruction and, when appropriate, hands-on experience in the spraybooth.
Programs offer a broad range of topics from product selection, equipment and color tools to surface preparation and paint application best practices. Of particular importance are the certification classes offered for each PPG brand. PPG refinish technicians must be certified every two years. 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.
For the second quarter of 2019, PPG is offering over 70 different certification course options and over 40 recertification course options across the U.S. and Canada. Courses are available for Envirobase High Performance, Aquabase Plus and Deltron paint lines.
All PPG classes allow opportunities for informal discussions and Q&A sessions with the trainers. Classes are available in French or Spanish in some locations.
A partial list of upcoming PPG collision refinish courses includes:
- April 16-17 Envirobase High Performance Certification-Atlanta
- April 16-17 Deltron Certification-Hartford, Conn.
- May 7-8 Envirobase High Performance Certification-Chicago
- May 7-8 Deltron Certification-Seattle, Wash.
- June 4-5 Aquabase Plus Certification-Toronto, Canada
- June 25-26 Aquabase Plus Certification-Minneapolis, Minn.
Complete course descriptions, dates, locations and registration instructions can be found here. Classes fill quickly, and early registration is encouraged.
For more information about PPG training, click here or call (800) 647-6050.