Every highly skilled trades person got their start with training. PDR is no different. Additionally, the PDR industry is growing at an unprecedented rate with new tools and techniques. Many of which will save you time and and allow you to expand your services. So continued training is now a necessity as well.
Quality PDR training requires a considerable investment of your time and resources. Below you will find our hand picked recommendations. Keep in mind that there are also amazing training opportunities at the many trade shows that happen throughout the year. (We will update the list as it comes available.)
Centennial College- Introduction To PDR
A great place for soon to be techs to begin their PDR training journey. Classroom education coupled with hands on training. This course will give you a basic overview of the skills necessary to become a quality PDR tech. (Scarbourough, Ontario)
Based in Edmonton, Alberta, PDR Canada is a full service business. From retail repair, to hail repair they have the experience to train tomorrow’s next round of techs. Reach out to then directly via phone at 1-877-785-4245.
From beginner to advanced techniques, these online PDR training courses will take you step by step through full featured videos. With many subscription options to choose from, you can pick what work best for you.
GPR – Glue Pull Repairs
Glue pulling isn’t just for hail! Large damage, inaccessible areas, pull to paint. This area of the PDR industry is growing at an unprecedented rate. This skill set will advance your technique, as well as increase your revenue.
Keco Tabs and GPR Training
GPR Training – Included are a series of short videos that educate you on many different techniques required to perform GPR as well as the latest tools and products.
Cam Auto Pro
Cam Auto Pro is an industry leader and innovator. The owner Charles Aoun has developed an amazing line of tools and equipment to tackle the largest damage safely and effectively. Whether its Paintless Dent Repair or Pull To Paint, his methods and tools bridge the gap between body shop and PDR tech allowing both fields to benefit. He offers one on one training as well as group training to fit every companies needs.
A great resource for all things GPR. Amazing videos showing what Glue Pull Repairs can accomplish. The latest tools available. And of course industry insights and trends.
Glue Pull Repair Training
The industry is changing and glue pulling skills are now essential. Along with that, there are many new tools and accessories that require training. Now is your opportunity to learn from a certified and experienced company for the first time in Ontario.
Paintless Dent Repair Safety and Best Practices
IMI Safety Certification
According to Clean Energy Canada, if the electric vehicle sector continues to grow as projected, nearly half of all vehicles sold in Canada by 2030 will be electric. Will you know how to safely and responsibly work on these vehicles? Anson PDR in partnership with TDN Tools and The Institute of the Motor Industry offer the education, certification and equipment you need.
Trade shows are held throughout the world and are integral to your continued education. These events offer training in skills, marketing as well as industry insights. And of course, PDR Tools!
Orlando- Education Day February 4, 2021 Show Days February 5-6 2021
Las Vegas- August 26-28 2021
Whether a new PDR trainee or a seasoned tech, the industry demands ongoing PDR Training. The training is available, all you need to do is invest in yourself!
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