Thursday, 12 February 2015 00:00

2015 Second Quarter Training Schedule Announced by Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes announced on February 2 its latest second quarter 2015 collision repair industry courses and training sites that will be available from April 1 through June 30, 2015.

Participants will learn through a combination of classroom, digital, and hands-on settings at various metropolitan Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes training centers, according to Rod Habel, Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes Director of Training Operations. “Our hands-on and digital classroom training is available to all shop owners, managers, painters, and technicians, who can choose to advance their business-building, production-excellence and/or paint application techniques, as needed.”

He noted that the following hands-on, paint and processes application-based courses will be offered during the first quarter: AWX Performance Plus™ Waterborne Refinish System; Color Adjustment and Blending; Fleet CFR; and Painter Certification.

Additional shop management and business-building courses will also be offered: Achieving Service Excellence; Improving Workshop Efficiency; and Estimating Solutions for Profit.
Habel says the Sherwin-Williams philosophy of lean operations is common to all its classes, “We’re always seeking to introduce concepts that support sustainable practices, increase productivity and minimize or even eliminate waste - all factors that are necessary to the success of a collision center.”

Further details regarding the 2015 second quarter schedule for training centers, dates, specific course descriptions and locations, are listed below:

Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes 2015 2nd Quarter Training Schedule:

Training Center    Date            Training Course Description             
Atlanta                   4/20/2015     Painter Certification   
Atlanta                   4/20/2015     Color Adjustment & Blending       
Atlanta                   6/1/2015       AWX Performance Plus™ Waterborne Painter
Atlanta                   6/10/2015     Estimating Solutions for Profit          
Atlanta                   6/11/2015     Improving Workshop Efficiency       
Atlanta                   6/11/2015     Achieving Service Excellence      
Atlanta                   6/15/2015     Painter Certification         
Burr Ridge              4/23/2015     Estimating Solutions for Profit      
Burr Ridge              5/12/2015     AWX Performance Plus™ Waterborne Painter         
Burr Ridge              5/19/2015     Fleet CFR         
Burr Ridge              6/1/2015       Painter Certification         
Dallas                     4/27/2015     Painter Certification         
Dallas                     6/29/2015     Painter Certification         
Philadelphia             5/4/2015       Painter Certification       
Philadelphia             5/27/2015     FLEET CFR        
Philadelphia             6/23/2015     Painter Certification        
Philadelphia             6/29/2015     Color  Match Simplicity         
Philadelphia             6/30/2015     Estimating Solutions for Profit         
Reno                       4/20/2015     Color Adjustment and Blending        
Reno                       4/20/2015     Estimating Solutions for Profit      
Reno                       4/21/2015     Achieving Service Excellence       
Reno                       4/21/2015     Improving Workshop Efficiency     
Reno                       4/27/2015     AWX Performance Plus™ Waterborne Painter         
Reno                       5/4/2015       Fleet CFR
Reno                       5/12/2015     Painter Certification   

For more information about Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes training visit its training section at http://www.sherwin-automotive.com/collision-repair/training-support/ or call 1-800-SWULTRA (1-800-798-5872).