GLEN MILLS, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global supplier of liquid
and powder coatings, has launched a Master Refinish Certification
program as part of its Learning and Development offering in North
America. The Master Refinish Certification program provides a path for
refinish customers to advance skills and abilities from industry
standard to expert through four educational stages. Students can earn
the Master Refinish Certification using Axalta's refinish brands,
including Cromax, Spies Hecker and Standox.
In addition, many of the courses that lead to certification qualify for
I-CAR credit hours. I-CAR is the international, not-for-profit
Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair and is dedicated to
providing the information, knowledge and skills required to perform
complete, safe and quality repairs.
"Our customers asked for a program that would help develop talent in
their businesses," said Patrice Marcil, Axalta's North American Learning
and Development Director. "The Master Refinish Certification program
does that through a progressive learning journey that begins with
knowledge-sharing in the field, advances to skill-building in the
classroom, progresses to real-world application in the body shop and
positively influences decision-making. Ultimately, the Master
Certification program provides a well-rounded education that helps < br>
boosts the overall skillset of the refinisher whose experience adds
value to the business," Marcil added.
Axalta's Learning and Development programs are designed to improve
customer performance by developing the skills and knowledge to help
eliminate waste, reduce costs, keep cycle time to a minimum and increase
retention by investing in employees' careers. Programs are offered at
Axalta's 11 Learning http://www.connecticuthousepainters.com/ and Development Centers in North America, in an
office or shop, virtually online through AxaltaLearningCampus.com,
or through a mix of blended learning methods, as needed per customer.
To learn more about the Master Refinish Certification program and to
register for a course, customers can log-on to www.axaltalearningcam pus.com.
More information about learning and development can be found by visiting www.axaltacs.com/us/training.
About Axalta Coating Systems - Celebrating 150 Years in the Coatings
Axalta is a leading global company focused solely on coatings and
providing customers with innovative, colorful, beautiful and sustainable
solutions. From light OEM vehicles, commercial vehicles and refinish
applications to electric motors, buildings and pipelines, our coatings
are designed to prevent corrosion, increase productivity and enable the
materials we coat to last longer. With 150 years of experience in the
coatings industry, the approximately 12,800 people of Axalta continue to
find ways to serve our more than 100,000 customers in 130 countries
better every day with the finest coatings, application systems and
technology. For more information visit axalt acoatingsystems.com
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