Advanced Paint Correction & Ceramic Coating Certification

*** Special Offer: Register NOW and Receive a $150 DK Gift Card! ***

Detail King LP’s Advanced Paint Correction & Ceramic Coating Certification Class is a 2-day Class and our next class is on February 22nd & 23rd, 2024. Students will learn and perform various wet sanding techniques, perform paint correction on multiple vehicles with different clear coat systems, and become certified Jade Installers. Most of the training will be hands-on in our training facility, however there will be some classroom instruction regarding the science behind the coatings, along with how to upsell and cross-sell these services. 



Hands-On Training (15.5 hrs):

  • Polisher selection and training on multiple polisher types with various polisher movements (orbital, long-throw, forced rotation, etc.)
  • Spot testing on panels to see differences in correction between sanding, compounding, polishing, and waxing
  • Hand sanding in spots with a sanding block on deep imperfections
  • Polisher sanding of spots sanded by hand to blend with surrounding areas
  • Polisher sanding of complete panels for extreme correction and practice
  • Paint correction using various compounds on multiple paint finishes to remove heavy imperfections in the paint
  • Polishing using various polishes on multiple paint finishes to refine surface and get paint ready for protection
  • Cleaning and prep steps to prepare the surfaces to be coated and ensure that all oils and dust have been removed
  • Application process for silica and graphene coatings (paint, trim, glass, wheels, tires, interior)
  • How to fix mistakes during application process
  • How to perform follow-up washing and maintenance services

Classroom Training (1.5 hrs):

  • What are ceramic coatings are and how do they work
  • Hardness ratings and meaning
  • How to sell ceramic coating services with features and benefits
  • Items needed and necessary prep work
  • How to formulate pricing and estimates
  • Educating customers and upselling techniques
  • Maintenance plans to offer customers
  • Realistic expectations of ceramic protection and misconceptions

Seminar Details:

  • When: Thursday & Friday from 8:00AM-4:30PM – View Upcoming Seminar dates
  • Where: 947 Old Frankstown Rd. Pittsburgh, PA 15239
  • Lodging: Discounted Rates are available at the Hampton Inn in Monroeville PA. Detail King Students receive a 20% Discount off of their best available rates. Call 412-380-4000 or reserve your room online. If calling, provide our booking code – 3141664.
  • Cost: $1995 reg. price, but introductory rate of $1795 for training only, or add Ceramic Started Kit for an additional $600! ***Introductory Rate For a Limited Time ONLY!***

*We include coffee, snacks, and juice in the morning, along with lunch and refreshments throughout the day. All training materials and supplies needed are provided. Upon completion of the curriculum, the student will be awarded 2 framed certificates upon completion of the class (Advanced Paint Correction Certificate & Jade Certified Installer Certificate).

Supply kit includes:

*This kit includes enough product to prep, coat and maintain at least 6 to 8 vehicles, which can generate $5,000+ of profitable sales.

Don’t wait to register! Sign up NOW to guarantee a seat at our next Advanced Paint Correction & Ceramic Coating Certification Class at Detail King,  February 22nd & 23rd, 2024 in Pittsburgh PA.