This comprehensive training, leading to a globally recognized qualification, is developed to improve and verify the skill level of applicators within the protective coatings industry.

Topics covered:
• Introduction to spray painting 
• Health and Safety 
• Paint materials 
• Airless spray equipment 
• Conventional air spray 
• Plural component spray 
• Practical assessment 

Attendees will:
Understand product technical datasheets and SDS
Select and check correct PPE
Set-up an airless spray pump (or equipment as required)
Set-up a spray gun and select the right tip for use
Understand the correct level of surface preparation and profile
Take environmental measurements and learn how these relate to successful coatings application
Use airless spray equipment to apply selected protective coatings
Take QC measurements and conduct any remedial work
Undertake basic maintenance and shutdown of spray equipment 

Course description: This course is designed to provide and/or verify and accredit spray painting applicators with the knowledge and skill set required to efficiently apply protective coatings. Upon successful completion of the course, individual attendees will be SSPC certified Silver-Level applicators, as a globally recognized qualification. 

Course objectives: The course offers participants a deep insight into surface preparation and correct application of protective coatings and helps them improve their spray technique while learning how to set up and maintain spray equipment. 

Who should attend: Employees at application and fabrication companies aiming to improve or verify their spray technique whilst gaining a globally recognized qualification, or companies looking to certify their spray painting team as a point of difference. 

Training Course Information:

Discuss your interest with your AkzoNobel representative.

**An opportunity for individual company courses is also available.  Please enquire for more information.

Course length: 2 days (18 hours)

Class sizes: 6-8 students (dependent on location)

Course fee: Please contact your AkzoNobel representative for pricing.
Includes meals, training materials, disposable PPE and facilities during course hours. Does not include individual respirators, travel, hotel or other meal costs.

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