Our PDR Training Course Curriculum

Having trained so many students from all over the UK and Europe we have learned that not everyone needs, or wants, the same course, and not everyone is a beginner - maybe you are at an intermediate level and are looking to improve your finishing skills, or maybe you want to specialise in hail, or learn how to work on aluminium.  So the curriculum below is based on a 5 day beginners course. 


PDR Skills Business Tactics
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Analysing dent types Upselling (how to boost profits)
Dent removal strategy Expansion (complementary smart repairs)
Door dings Dealer lists & gaining contracts
Side panel dents Estimating: hail, door dings, larger dents
Creases large & small Works vehicle selection
Dents large & small Self promotion & business image
Body waves & use of slapper  
Tool selection & uses & tool making
Dolly on & off techniques
Polished hammer work
Reflections methods: fog, line, board, natural, hybrid  
Tip finding exercises
Identifying lows & highs
Blending techniques
Dealing with ridges, eyebrows & crowns
Finishing, sanding & polishing
Trim removal do's & dont's
Working panels on & off car
Hammer & tapdown procedures
Dealing with impact bars & bracing
How paint types affect your work
How to work aluminium (theory)
Dent core removal
How to avoid oil canning
Dealing with stretched metal
Glue pulling advanced techniques
Slide hammers use
Dent pullers & suction




Course Duration:

Our courses usually run from a Monday to a Friday, but each course is a minimum of 40 hours irrespective of the days, and we can often include a Saturday and/or a Sunday if taking time off during the working week is difficult.  We adapt each course to individual needs - not everyone we train is a beginner, maybe you are looking for a more advanced course on aluminium for example, or you are just wanting to improve your finishing.  Contact us and tell us what you want to do and we will work with you to achieve that.


A two course lunchtime meal and hot/cold drinks are provided during the day, at no extra cost


Where will I be trained ?


At our new spacious and modern workshop in Maidstone, Kent. We have a comprehensive range of PDR tools and equipment to meet the needs of each course. Over many years we have developed unique secret training tools and methods that accelerate faster than before the learning of paintless dent repair.  We have free wifi and parking on-site, a dining/relaxation area and heating in winter months.

Please note: we politely request that all students turn off their mobile phones during the course in order to ensure 100% concentration.

We provide everything you need during the course, so you do not need to bring anything specific with you, we just suggest casual comfortable clothing and don’t forget your glasses or contact lenses if you wear them.  Also a camera, or mobile phone with camera, so you can look back at photos of your progress throughout the course.



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