PPG announces Q2 training schedule

Classes are designed to ensure that paint technicians stay up to date with the continuous technological advances of PPG products.
By CRM Staff
Strongsville, Ohio — April 3, 2018 — PPG Commercial Coatings announced its upcoming training schedule for April, May and June in a recent press release.
Classes will be held across the U.S. and Canada at PPG Business Development Centres and various additional field locations. They are designed to ensure that paint technicians stay up to date with the continuous technological advances of PPG products.
PPG commercial training covers the Defleet Essential and Defleet Evolution brands along with other popular PPG commercial performance coatings product lines. Classes are also offered for PPG’s Adjustrite commercial estimating system.
Expert PPG instructors and trainers lead the one or two-day classes that include lectures, group discussions and Q&A sessions along with hands-on time in the paint booth.
A partial list of the upcoming courses includes:
  • Delfleet Essential Certification and Recertification
  • Delfleet Evolution Certification and Recertification
  • Delfleet Evolution Spot Repair and Colour Tinting
  • Commercial Truck Estimating
  • Commercial Performance Coatings Product Technologies
  • Amercoat Product and Marketing
PPG training is the most extensive in the commercial coatings industry, according to the release. Classes cover topics ranging from an overview of commercial coatings, product selection, colour tools and equipment to surface preparation and paint application best practices. The unique requirements of commercial fleets are also reviewed. In addition, technicians receive instruction on the business side of the refinish process and the efficient use of commercial coatings to boost productivity, profitability and refinish quality while raising customer satisfaction.
As noted above, classes for certification in the use of Delfleet Essential and Delfleet Evolution products are also offered. PPG technicians must be certified every two years. When PPG technicians and their respective commercial collision centres are certified, the centres may qualify for participation in the PPG Commercial vehicle paint performance warranty program.
Classes are available in French in some locations.
Full course descriptions, dates, locations and registration instructions can be found here.

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