PPG announced the schedule of collision refinish training classes for the second quarter of 2019. Collision refinish courses set for April, May and June will cover PPG premium brands including the ENVIROBASE® High Performance and AQUABASE® Plus lines. All classes are structured to ensure that paint technicians are up to date with PPG products, processes and technological advances.
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 Canada. Participants receive classroom instruction and, when appropriate, hands-on experience in the spray booth.
PPG training is the most extensive in the refinish industry. Programs offer a broad range of topics from product selection, equipment and color tools to surface preparation and paint application best practices and more.
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 30 different certification and recertification course options across Canada. Courses are available for Envirobase High Performance and Aquabase Plus paint lines.
All PPG classes allow opportunities for informal discussions and Q&A sessions with the trainers. Classes are available in French in some locations.
A partial list of upcoming PPG collision refinish courses includes:
April 3-4: Envirobase High Performance Certification Montreal, Canada
April 3-4: Envirobase High Performance Certification Edmonton, Canada
June 4-5: Aquabase Plus Certification Toronto, Canada
June 25-26: Envirobase High Performance Certification Toronto, Canada
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, visit https://ca.ppgrefinish.com/PPG-Refinish/training.aspx or call (800) 647-6050.