Industry Partnerships

PPG has partnered with the following professional organizations and educational institutions to provide the highest level of training.

Professional Organizations

The I-CAR Vision is that every person in the collision repair industry has the information, knowledge and skills required to perform complete and safe repairs for the ultimate benefit of the consumer.

National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE)
The non-profit National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) works to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals. Today, more than 330,000 professionals hold ASE certifications, and work in every part of the automotive service industry.

SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA's mission is to empower its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens.

Vocational Education Partnerships

British Columbia Institute of Technology (BCIT)
Different than a college or university, BCIT's approach combines small classes, applied academics and hands-on experience so that you're ready to launch your career from day one.

Madison Area Technical College
Madison Area Technical College provides "real world smart" education through a comprehensive curriculum of technical, liberal arts and sciences, adult basic education and continuing education, as well as customized training for employers.

North Dakota State College of Science
At the North Dakota State College of Science, students gain real-world skills working with real-world technologies and equipment and learning from experts who have gained their experience in the real world.

Pennsylvania College of Technology
Pennsylvania College of Technology became an affiliate of The Pennsylvania State University in 1989, after establishing a national reputation for education supporting workforce development, first as a technical institute and later as a community college.

Pulaski Technical College
Pulaski Technical College is a comprehensive two-year college that serves the educational needs of central Arkansas through technical programs, a university-transfer program and specialized programs for business and industry.

PPG Partners in Education (PIE) – Secondary Schools

Beaver County Area Technical School – Monaca, PA
Crawford County Area Vocational Technical School – Meadville, PA
Indiana County Technology Center (ICTC) – Indiana, PA
Parkway West Career and Technology Center – Oakdale, PA