PPG Refinish Notification
PPG Suspends Training Classes for Next 30 Days in Response to COVID-19

March 17, 2020



At PPG, the safety of our employees and customers is our number one priority. To support the well-being of our training team and customers during this challenging time, we have decided to postpone all scheduled training classes for 30 days. This applies to classes falling between March 20th and April 20th, 2020.

The individual PPG BDC locations will be contacting all enrolled students to advise them of these changes and recommend future classes. Any students up for re-certification during this period will receive a 6-month extension.

We understand that technician training is a vital part of running a profitable business. While online training can never replace in-person training, during this time, we encourage you to utilize the online training resources available on the PPG Refinish website under training.

Tech Tips

The Tech Tips section of the PPG training website offers several SOP and best practices videos. An example of topics includes plastic parts prep, metal parts prep, basecoat blending, viscosity testing, color identification, and more. There are currently eight videos available, and an additional ten will be available later this week.

Online Academy

The PPG Online Academy is an excellent resource for distributor employees and existing PPG technicians. The online learning academy offers several extended length-learning webinars for students of all levels. Topics include fundaAs always, if distributor employees or shop technicians have specific questions that PPG can address, please contact your PPG territory manager, PPG training instructor, or PPG customer service.mentals, primer & surfacer, sealer & basecoat/clear, specialty finishes, and more.

As always, if distributor employees or shop technicians have specific questions that PPG can address, please contact your PPG territory manager, PPG training instructor, or PPG customer service.

We appreciate your understanding in this matter and look forward to hosting you and your customers at a PPG BDC in the future.


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