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A1 Non Painter awareness - Basics of Refinish

Aim of the Training

In this training, you will learn about different substrates, their pre-treatment and the complete paint build-up in combination with the latest sanding and spray gun technology. We will gain basic knowledge that will enable you to develop further for advanced seminars with little previous knowledge in the field of vehicle repair.

Contents of the Training

» Identification and pre-treatment of substrates
» Handling PPG base materials, topcoat systems and clearcoats
» Selection of the right hardener and thinner combination
» Spray gun technologies
» Use of sanding machines and abrasives
» Masking options
» Different paint build-ups
» Dealing with colour documentation
» Health protection



Basic knowledge of vehicle painting


Target Group

Employees with little or no previous knowledge. Ideal for managers, team leaders looking to gain knowledge of refinishing processes.


Duration: 2 days
Location Dates

PPG Training Centre  Stowmarket, Suffolk

23rd – 24th July 2024

16th – 17th October 2024

Training fee

For PPG partner companies:

2 days training: £400 excluding VAT.