Refinish Technician

Role Description

Prepares and applies paint to repaired vehicles to restore a vehicle’s appearance to pre-accident condition. Duties may include final sanding, masking, color mixing and tinting, spray booth operations and applying primers, sealers and clear coats. He or she may need to blend color into adjacent panels for a better color match to the existing vehicle finish. This individual works with potentially hazardous materials, so attention to safety and personal protection is essential. Vehicles must be prepared and refinished correctly to ensure proper adhesion, color match and overall appearance.

Pro Level 1 Courses

Hazardous Airborne Pollutants

Online

0.75 hrs

Hazardous Waste Disposal

Online

0.75 hrs

Safety Data Sheets and Labels

Online

0.5 hrs

Vehicle Construction Material Types

Online

1 hr

Vehicle Protection During the Repair Process

Online

0.5 hrs

Working Safely Around Hazardous Materials

Online

1 hr

Workplace Safety

Online

0.5 hrs

Masking

Online

0.5 hrs

Mixing Rooms and Equipment

Online

0.5 hrs

Preparing a Vehicle for Refinishing 

Online

1 hr

Spray Guns

Online

0.5 hrs

Priming and Blocking Repaired Areas

Online

1 hr

Pro Level 2 Courses

Basic Color Theory

Online

1 hr

Introduction to Sanding, Buffing, and Polishing

Online

0.75 hrs

Refinish Planning

Virtual

1 hr

Refinishing Application and Blending

Online

1 hr

Understanding the Cycle Time Process

Live

3 hrs

Pro Level 3 Courses

Color Theory Application

Live

4 hrs

Refinish Defect Correction

Virtual

1 hr

Understanding Refinish Defects – Part 1

Online

1 hr

Understanding Refinish Defects – Part 2

Online

0.75 hrs

To be completed via Industry Training Alliance® Program.

Use the link below and search “OE Paint Certifications Alliance” to view I-CAR® Industry Training Alliance® courses that meet the “Paint Maker Certification” Knowledge and Skill Area.

https://www.i-car.com/trainingmatrix

Paint Maker Certification

Alliance