The PPG Training centre offers a unique package of training courses that will help bodyshop personnel at every level . Management Refinish awareness is the starting point as this is key to driving a bodyshop business forward. The right first time model and compliant efficiency covered will help to secure a bodyshops future.

PPG courses available include:

  • Introduction to Car Refinish Systems

Introduction to Car Refinish Systems will raise delegates to a level of competence which will enable them to play a useful part in the productive work of a modern bodyshop.  This course will also improve delegate spraying techniques and allow delegates to be able to recognise and rectify simple paint faults. The course overall will deliver delegates with an understanding of simple paint systems.

Suitable for trainee or inexperienced paint technicians who have little or no familiarity with two - pack paint systems.

  • Advanced Refinisher 

Advanced Refinisher will provide delegates with an increased understanding of pearlescent finishes and tinted clearcoats. The Advanced Refinisher course will improve technician confidence and effectiveness in colour matching of pearlescent and tinted clearcoats. It will also enable technicians to achieve high quality colour matches which satisfy the customer every time.

Suitable for experienced paint technicians and paint shop foremen who wish to improve their knowledge and skills in the highest level of the refinish process

  • An Eye for Colour 

An Eye for Colour will develop technicians understanding of colour and will give them the skills and confidence to be able them to tint formulations and colour match.

Suitable for experienced paint technicians and paint mixers who wish to improve their knowledge and skills in colour matching.

  • SMART Repair Techniques 

Designed for a dedicated Smart repair operative or a member of the refinish team.  Will allow the candidate to have the confidence to refinish within the panel covering rework or Smart repair.

This specialised course is for technicians who have already attended the Car Refinish Systems Course and will introduce the technician to the SMART repair technique which is highly effective and productive for the repair of minor damage using the product range.