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Training Courses

Advanced Standohyd Refinishing

Course details:
Suitable for those with a good overall knowledge and experience who want to increase their skills and productivity. The course covers advanced refinishing techniques in detail, including Micro Repair, the use of Ultra Violet–cured materials and the latest Platinum Clearcoats. The course also includes briefings on the new technology products, such as next generation clearcoats. Paint film rectification is also included.
 
The Standox System Designer is also explained, with delegates able to design and take away a personalised Standox system chart for their own bodyshop.
 
Full health and safety advice will be given.
 
This course is NVQ accredited, and helps refinishers gain their NVQ Level 3 qualifications.
 
Who should come:
Delegates should have some experience of waterborne basecoat. The course suits less experienced sprayers wishing to move up in their careers as well as establishers sprayers who need a refresher course in the latest techniques.
 
Duration:
Two days.
 
What you need to bring:
Delegates will be supplied with overalls, whites, and all necessary personal protective equipment. All items for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided.
 
What you leave with:
Delegates leave with a completely up to date knowledge of the latest repair techniques and materials, which can have a huge effect on the productivity of bodyshops. Delegates who successfully complete the course receive a certificate confirming their achievements, and the course can be counted as part of an NVQ qualification.
 
Price:
£300 +VAT per day

Standox Colouristic

Course details:
This course teaches how to match and mix metallic, pearl and xirallic colours accurately and quickly. Full background is given on how colours are created and the many systems currently available to help colour matching such as Color- Box, Standowin, Smart Scales, on line formulations and colour readers.
 

Delegates will be taught how to identify and develop colours. Detailed advice is given on the valuable skill of assessing colour direction, which helps fast and accurate correction of formulations and variants to match the vehicle colour.
 

Full health and safety advice will be given.
 
Who should come:
For bodyshop and distributor staff with previous colouristic experience and sprayers who mix and match their own formulations. 
 

Duration:
Two days.
 

What you need to bring:
Delegates will be supplied with overalls, whites, and all necessary personal protective equipment. All items for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided.
 

What you leave with:
Delegates leave with a full knowledge of metallic, pearl and xirallic colours: how to identify shades, how to find formulations, how to mix colours and how to develop individual variant shades where this is needed.
 


Price:
£260 +VAT per day

Standox Micro Repair

Course details:
This course will provide participants with specialist information on the repair procedures and products required to successfully repair vehicles in the process known as Micro Repair.
 
Participants will experience hands-on surface preparation and application guidance along with demonstrations and theoretical know-how and training directly relating to the repair of small zones on selected areas.
 
Who should come:
The course is aimed at experienced refinishers who want to use Micro Repair techniques for faster throughput of small area repairs.
 
Duration:
One day.
 
What you need to bring:
Delegates will be supplied with overalls, whites, and all necessary personal protective equipment. All items for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided.
 
What you leave with:
Delegates leave with a full knowledge of the Micro Repair small area techniques.
 
Price:
£130 +VAT per day

Standox 3 Stage Colour

Course details:
This course has been designed to teach technicians of the correct process and application of special finishes such as a 3 stage finish.  It will demonstrates the proven repair methods and show practical tips on how to get the job done quickly and correctly minimising costly reworks and provide participants with specialist information on the procedures and products required to successfully repair vehicles in this type of finish.
 
Delegates will use proven “Best Practice” methodology to optimise time and material savings in the bodyshop to get the best results with these increasingly popular OEM finishes.
 
Who should come:
For paint shop technicians with previous painting experience.
 
Duration:
Two days.
 
What you need to bring:
Delegates will be supplied with overalls, whites, and all necessary personal protective equipment. All items for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided.
 
What you leave with:
Delegates leave with the knowledge of the correct processes and applications for these special 3 stage finishes having had hands-on experience of surface preparation and application guidance on both metal and plastic substrates.
 
Price:
£260 +VAT per day

Standox Genius Colour Tool

Course details:

  • Use of Standowin
  • Identifying colours
  • Personal Database
  • Using Reports
  • Stock control
  • On screen colour video display
  • Colour Information
  • Genius
  • Use of Genius
  • Identifying colours
  • Shading
  • Best practices
  • Calibration
  • Care & Maintenance including Green Tile
  • Standox Accent Colourbox
  • Standox Website
  • Colour Retrieval
  • TDS/MSDS
  • Other Useful Information
  • Other working tools


Who should come:
All those interested in learning more about Standowin and the Genius Spectrophotometer.

Duration:
One day.

What you need to bring:
Delegates will be supplied with overalls, whites, and all necessary personal protective equipment. All items for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided.

What you leave with:
Delegates leave with the knowledge of the correct processes for indentifying colours using the relevant Standox colour tool.

Matt and Tinted Clearcoat finishes course

Course details:
This specialist paint course is designed to provide technicians with a comprehensive knowledge of the correct process of identification and application of special finishes such as a matt or tinted clearcoats.

The training includes:

- Application and blending techniques of a tinted clear finish
- Application of matt finish clearcoat

Participants will experience hands-on surface preparation and application guidance with both systems. 

Who should come:
Delegates should have some experience of waterborne basecoat. The course is designed to suit paintshop technicians with painting experience.
 
Duration:
Two days.
 
What you need to bring:
Delegates will be supplied with overalls, whites, and all necessary personal protective equipment. All items for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided. 

What you leave with:
Delegates leave with a completely up to date knowledge of the correct process of identification and application of special finishes. Delegates who successfully complete the course receive a certificate confirming their achievements. 

Price:
£270 +VAT per day

IMI Accreditation Courses 

IMI Assessment Senior Paint

This course is open to refinishers who have at least two years of experience working in the accident repair industry. They should be able to prove their knowledge, skills and technique in preparing panels and achieving a fault-free finish. All modules will be tested under exam conditions. In order to obtain accreditation, candidates must achieve a minimum of 65 per cent in each module.

This level requires candidates successfully to complete the following nine modules:

  • AOM 014 Polish Panel (existing)                      
  • AOM 015 Colour Identification and Colour Variant  
  • AOM 016 Surface Preparation                             
  • AOM 017 Primed Surface – Flatting                      
  • AOM 018 Panel Sealing                                       
  • AOM 019 Panel Preparation (new)                    
  • AOM 020 Wet-on-Wet Primer                
  • AOM 021 3 Stage Pearlescent Paint             
  • AOM 023 Paint Defects & Rectification Procedure  

Duration: Two days

Equipment: All overalls, whites, personal protective equipment, course material for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided. Candidates should bring safety footwear, as well as a copy of their photo driving licence or passport.

 

IMI Accreditation Module Resit

This course is for candidates who have already sat the IMI examination but need to re-sit one of the modules.  All modules will be tested under exam conditions. In order to obtain accreditation, candidates must achieve a minimum of 65 per cent in each module.

Duration: One day

Equipment: All overalls, whites, personal protective equipment, course material for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided. Candidates should bring safety footwear, as well as a copy of their photo driving licence or passport.

 

IMI Assessment Cosmetic Repair Technician

The Axalta Training Academy in Welwyn Garden City is an IMI Accreditation Approved Assessment Centre for both paint technician and senior paint technician levels. This Cosmetic Repair Assessment is fully accredited by the IMI governing body and is intended for technicians whose job role involves the repair of vehicle exterior bodywork through the use of vehicle SMART / cosmetic repair techniques.

In addition to this, technicians should currently work in the industry and have a minimum of 2 years’ experience, to ensure they are familiar with the skills, knowledge and techniques required. It prepares all candidates during a pre-assessment day to give them a good idea of what to expect in the test. Upon successful completion of the practical assessments and on-line knowledge test(s), Axalta is authorised to award IMI accreditation and to issue paint technicians with the IMI accreditation photo identity card which is valid for three years.

Duration: One day

Equipment: All overalls, whites, personal protective equipment, course material for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided. Candidates should bring safety footwear, as well as a copy of their photo driving licence or passport.

 

IMI Accreditation Online Module Resit

This course is for candidates who have already sat the IMI Accreditation examination but need to re-sit one of the modules.  All modules will be tested under exam conditions. In order to obtain accreditation, candidates must achieve a minimum of 65 per cent in each module.

Duration: One day

Equipment: All overalls, whites, personal protective equipment, course material for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided. Candidates should bring safety footwear, as well as a copy of their photo driving licence or passport.

 

IMI Re-accreditation

Senior Paint technicians who require re-accreditation before expiry of their previous IMI accreditation can take part in a one-day assessment covering three modules: Panel Preparation (new) AOM 019 Paint Defects & Rectification Procedure AOM 023 Blending & Polishing AOM 024.

Duration: One day

Equipment: All overalls, whites, personal protective equipment, course material for practical and theoretical sessions will be provided. Candidates should bring safety footwear, as well as a copy of their photo driving licence or passport.