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  • In-depth instruction on all aspects of detailing, including prep wash, engine bay, interior and exterior

  • Business solutions disassembled and picked apart piece by piece

  • Small, individualized classes with plenty of one-on-one time with the instructors

  • Classes held in Smart Detailing University’s dedicated, state-of-the-art training facility

  • Experienced instructors who are successful professionals in the industry and passionate about auto detailing

  • Designed for fixed location detail shops and mobile auto detailers

  • Training and one-on-one instruction on actual vehicles

  • In-depth instruction on detailing chemicals and their proper use

  • Hands-on practice using professional detailing equipment, such as polishers, hot water extractors, windshield repair kits, etc.

  • Information on car care industry trends, EPA regulations, etc.

  • Tips, tricks and secrets of the automotive detailing industry

  • Proven, systematic auto detailing procedures for working smarter rather than working harder

  • Continental breakfast with coffee and orange juice as well as complimentary catered lunches during training

  • Certificates earned in auto detailing, windshield repair and headlight restoration

  • Unlimited support... You will be part of the family

General overview of what is covered in Smart Detailing University's 5-Day Professional Master Training Course:

Certification Course - Curriculum

Best Business and Marketing techniques:


  • Basics of effective pricing, packaging and promotion of auto detailing services

  • Ideas for growing your car detailing business using social media i.e.. Facebook, YouTube, Groupon, Twitter, Yelp, etc.

  • Ways of branding your business and creating credibility

  • How to get new customers

  • Using cross selling and upselling techniques to maximize the value of your customers

Interior Cleaning:

  • Proper use of hot water extractors

  • Leather cleaning and conditioning

  • Fabric cleaning

  • Carpet and mat cleaning

  • Vinyl cleaning and protection

  • Plastic cleaning and protection

  • Carpet and fabric protection

  • Spot cleaning

  • Odor neutralizing

  • Brush use for “nook & crannies”

Exterior Cleaning:

  • Understanding paint technology

  • The art of glass cleaning

  • Rubber and plastic trim protection and restoration

  • Wheel cleaning and precautions

  • Discussion of proper cleaning and protection for convertible tops

  • Waterless Wash


Headlight Restoration:

  • Polycarbonate headlight technology

  • Wet sanding

  • High speed drill polishing

  • Painters tape uses and application for a safe sanding experience

  • Nano-sealant technology


Vehicle Washing Techniques:

  • Prep wash

  • Engine bay detailing and precautions

  • Using pressure washers

  • Water conservation

  • Water containment

  • Water reclaiming

  • Proper use of detailing clay & slicking agents

  • Eco-friendly wash (waterless wash)


Hands-on Training With Professional Detailing Equipment:

  • Orbital polishers and pads

  • Rotary polishers and pads

  • Hot water extractors

  • Eco-pod

  • Water containment systems

  • Water reclaiming systems

  • Pressure washers

  • Vacuum systems

  • Air compressors


Complete instruction in how to safely and effectively handle the following types of chemicals:

  • Compounds

  • Polishes

  • Glazes

  • Waxes

  • Sealants

  • Cleaners

  • Degreasers

  • Dressings


Comprehensive Demonstration on the art of high speed buffing:

  • When and where to use a high speed polisher

  • Chemical selection

  • Paint technology

  • Pad selection

  • Proper buffing techniques to prevent swirls and burns

  • Oxidation and scratch removal

  • Maintenance and care of equipment and pads


Polishing Techniques:

  • Complete training on orbital & rotary polishing procedures

  • Oxidation and scratch removal

  • Compounding

  • Polishing

  • Waxing

  • Interior cleaning

  • Maintenance and care of equipment and pads


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