Training 101

Training 101

Basics of Detailing

Date: 26 & 27 May 2018

Time: 8am to 4pm

Address:  Auto-DNA, 27 Meridian Drive, Umhlanga

Facilitator: Lawrence Aldworth

(Lawrence is a very highly respected Master Detailer with years of experience and is considered as one of the top Detailers in the country.

Lawrence is very passionate about Detailing and Training and look at Detailing from a technical perspective).

Cost: R6000

Day 1

Module 1 – What is detailing?

  • Terms
  • Definitions
  • Typical products
  • Important detailing principles
  • Common pitfalls in the detailing industry

Module 2 – Paint Information

  • Typical Paint types
  • Paint thickness
  • Paint colour – does it matter?
  • How to identify paint defects
  • What makes paint ‘shine’?
  • Light behaviour and why it matters

Module 3 – Washing methodologies, tools and products

  • How to minimize potential damage
  • Product/tool selection
  • Pre-washing
  • 2 Bucket Method
  • Alternatives to ‘bucket’ washes
  • Drying techniques
  • Proper maintenance and use of your tools and equipment

Day 2

Module 4 – Decontamination

  • Types of contamination
  • Decontamination methods
  • Product/tool selection
  • Common problems and their solutions

Module 5 – Polishing

  • How often should you polish?
  • Identifying paint condition
  • Selecting the correct tool for the job
  • Selecting the correct product for the job
  • Surface preparation
  • Basic polishing technique

Module 6 – Protection

  • Pros and cons to each type (Waxes, Sealants and  Ceramic Coatings)
  • How to select the appropriate type
  • Common misconceptions

Notes:  Please note that we only take 6 applicants at a time at a training session.

To secure your place, ensure that you have booked and paid for the training by no later than 20 May 2018.

Only the first 6 paid bookings will be accepted.