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Training that builds skills. And businesses.

Spies Hecker takes the “academy approach” designed to ensure comprehensive training to help make your technicians experts in all aspects of the refinishing process from color matching and mixing to paint application for optimal results. We hope you will see an immediate boost in productivity and quality, which can lead to a better bottom line and more growth in your business.

Courses are plotted by level and role. Each course is designed to build on the previous one.  

Level 1

Body Technician and New Painters
Spies Hecker product systems, problem-solving and the fundamentals of repairing plastics.

Painter Apprentice
Spies Hecker product basics, paint basics, prepping and other core painting skills.

Field Training Certification
Training for membership qualification for the Spies Hecker Lifetime Warranty.

Level 2

Technician Certification
Proper use of bases/clears, repairing raw and primed plastics, impact of spray gun set-up/booth set-up on paint performance, blending techniques, introduction to waterborne and more.

OEM Certification Courses
Technical certification for specific OEM warranty repair requirements.

Jobber Technical and Sales Effectiveness
Comprehensive overview of product systems, best practices for technical support, troubleshooting, blending and a handful of valuable tools, tips and props.

Level 3

Color Tinting and Theory
Color theory and movement, use of color tools, color adjustment.

Advanced Re-Certification
New technologies, three-stage repairs and other advanced repair techniques, advanced troubleshooting and solutions.

Level 4

Advanced Re-Certification
New technologies, three-stage repairs and other advanced repair techniques, advanced troubleshooting and solutions.