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The PDR 40 (1 Week) PDR Training Course Curriculum

pdr-training-chalk-talkOur Paintless Dent Repair PDR Training Curriculum is the most comprehensive class in the PDR Training industry. It is taught and packed with all the necessary foundation building exercises to teach you all facets of PDR in the shortest amount of time possible.  Students graduating from our PDR Training course should expect to continue practicing their newly learned skills until they achieve the speed and proficiency desired.

Graduates of the PDR 40 PDR Training Program will have the knowledge to properly access and remove all types of damage, including hail repair. Remember, “Practice makes perfect” so continued practice of  your newly learned skills when you get home is highly encouraged so you can develop your speed and ongoing quality of your repairs.

The Ding King Paintless Dent Removal Training Institute teaches step-by-step how to remove small dents on top and side panels, and how to tackle more elaborate repairs such as hail damage, large dents and vertical and horizontal crease dents. In addition, students learn advanced techniques for removing more complex damage on all areas of the vehicle, both foreign and domestic. Glue pulling, tool selection, access, brace configurations and the inner workings of side panels are taught in great detail. Our PDR training program also covers the use of all your PDR Tools and we will make sure you know how to use the LED dent light and portable reflector boards while working outside.


School Curriculum for our 1 Week PDR 40 Programs:

  •    Tool-Selection Intro to Paintless Dent Repair
  •     Demonstration on different types of dents 
  •     Explanation about metal characteristics
  •     How to read the dent light  
  •     Proper use of the reflective board
  •     Tool location exercises on practice panels
  •     Lessons for removing small lows
  •     Removal medium size dents
  •     Remove quarter size dents under braces and in the open areas 
  •     Hail damage 101
  •     Perfecting small and medium size damage
  •     Begin to remove deeper and larger sized dents
  •     Perfecting deeper and larger size damage
  •     Removal of creased dents, body-line damage and pressure dents 
  •     Elimination of high points, smiles, crowns using dent hammer and tap down
  •     Review techniques for all panels of the vehicle to insure “drill-free” access
  •     Work on all panels of vehicles on a variety of different types of dents
  •     Aluminum dent repairs 
  •     Proper tool selection for a variety of damage
  •     Access lessons continued for hail with emphasis on headliners and interior trim
  •     Finishing techniques including the removal of micro lows and color sanding
  •     Glue pulling techniques for double metal damage and ways to access these areas
  •     Estimating,  marketing and techniques for building business
  •     Hail Chasers Pricing and Estimating Guide

The PDR 80 (2 Week) Course Curriculum

Designed for individuals who have an extra week to develop their newly learned skills with the supervision of their instructor. Benefits of this program include increased speed, confidence and overall proficiency. You’ll repair more severe damage and develop specific techniques for repairing more challenging dents.

 

over-the-shoulderOur PDR 80 training course is extremely beneficial for any individual who has no prior automotive experience. Expect your speed and confidence to dramatically increase during this second week of PDR Training. The objective of this course is to provide an on-going lesson plan which will assist in the reduction of time needed to practice when you get home. While it doesn’t eliminate the need to practice, it will shorten your learning curve dramatically and provide you with the foundation to repair dents faster. The main benefit on these programs is the length of time you get to spend repairing dents side by side with your instructor. You’ll repair more severe types of damage and train on many makes and models which will help you to develop specific techniques for removing more challenging dents.

 

School Curriculum for our 2 Week PDR 80 Programs:

  •     Continue perfecting your techniques
  •     Continue to develop speed and quality for all types of repairs
  •     Continue to work on advance access and tool selection
  •     Stretched dents
  •     Body line damage
  •     Hail dents
  •     Color sanding & polishing
  •     PDR practice exercises
  •     Advanced reflector board exercises in direct sunlight
  •     Cross checking techniques
  •     Advance glue pulling exercises using the slide hammer and dent lifter

 

Advanced PDR Training Is Free For All Ding King Graduates

All Ding King graduates may come back anytime they like to learn advanced PDR training techniques for repairing severe creases, deep body line damage, badly stretched metal or severe hail damage.

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PDR Training School Topics Covered For Our

Advanced PDR Training Program are:

  •   dents_big_nasty  Large Dents
  •     Body line Damage
  •     Sharp Dings
  •     Stretched Dents
  •     Severe Hail
  •     Vertical and Horizontal Creases
  •     Advanced Glue Pulling
  •     Methods for Improving Speed & Quality

Free Refresher Courses

We offer free refresher PDR training courses to all or our past students seeking to “brush up” on their current skills. This is an excellent opportunity to check out what new technological advancements have been made in our tool department that might make your job that much easier. During any refresher course at The Ding King’s PDR training school, we’ll determine your areas needing improvement and will create a specific plan of attack to dramatically improve your skills.

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