2 Week Class

Training

We understand that there is a lot of information to take in while learning Paintless Dent Removal. So we only train three students max in a 2 weeks class, usually one-on-one. With three trainees it allows you to help each other out throughout practice and support along with Jeff and Mark over your shoulder. Our training follows a regular workday of 8am to 5pm, with an all hands on training approach. PDR is a craft, not a procedure, so it takes consistent practice after training is complete. We teach you the basics: mastering the craft up to your dedication and practice.

  • Learning to read the metal movement while finding your tool
  • Reading crowns, highs, lows and were the metal is stressed
  • Accurate placement of taps on knocking down high spots
  • Reading fog lights, line boards and finding what light board works best for you
  • Intro to large dents
  • All day hands on training
  • Glue Pulling-Starting large dents, hail damage, door dings
  • Bracing of a vehicles, access points, when to drill and not to drill holes
  • Advertising and what your market area is
  • When and were to use a specific tool
  • Certificate of Completion and Lifetime Support

BIG DENTS AND ADVANCED TRAINING

Training

1 week - at least 2 years experience required

Are you a seasoned tech and want to remove those much larger dents up to basketball size and larger. One of the biggest things we are known for is removing those larger nasty dents. We have helped techs with 2 to 12 years experience accomplish this goal.

  • How and where to start a large dent
  • All day hands on training
  • Reading the crowns and stressed metal
  • What tools are good for large dents
  • What tip should you use for smashed dents
  • Leverage and creative ideas to find leverage
  • Blending and manipulating metal
  • Certificate of Completion and Lifetime Support
  • Talking with customers about Large dents

WE KNOW HOW DIFFICULT IT IS TO LEARN

There is a lot to understand and information to take during training. So training keep too 1-2 students at a time, usually one-on-one. With two trainees it allows you to help each other out through practice and support. Asking questions is always appreciated. And you will have Plenty of them. The training follows a regular work day of 8am to 5pm, with an all hands on training approach and learning to run a shop. PDR is a craft, not a procedure, so it does take consistent practice after training is complete. You will learn the basics of PDR: mastering the craft is up to your dedication and practice. You also continued support after training. 1 Full month of training is recommended for best results and to get you out on the road more quickley.

WHAT DOES BEACH CITIES OFFER?

  • Large shop to train in. You actually will learn and help talk with customers (educating them) while giving estimates (learning how to price your work).
  • 2-week, 8 hour day training program in a relaxed no pressure atmosphere.
  • Jeff has 12 years as an auto mechanic and 22 Years experience removing Dings, Lg Dents, Hail and Crushers. Well known in the industry for quality work and ability to do extremely difficult dents.
  • You will learn to read the Metal, Light Boards and LEDs too give you a better understanding of what is going on while pushing the metal. HIghs, Lows and Crowns.
  • We will supply tools and light or light board for you to go home with.
  • You will ride along to mobile jobs to experience how to deal with retail customers, shop managers as well as organising your mobile day.
  • When your training is complete you will receive a certificate of completion and lifetime of technical support
  • If you surf, we can do that too... The beach is right down the street!

BASIC TRAINING BREAK DOWN 2 week Class

  • We will measure your natural ability at removing dents then start your hands on training, Hoping you didn’t start any bad habits
  • Basic break down of the integrity of a dent both small and Large
  • You will learn both small and large dent removal, large dents being our specialty.
  • You will learn the basic understanding of how a car is structured and how to place tools in and around braces, support and safety beams. This is done on customers cars in the shop.
  • You will learn tool placement on the dent, high spots, low spots, crowns and when to use a specific tool.
  • You will learn how to use different light boards, light stands, led lights and basic light reflection.
  • We will touch on Motorcycle tank repair. I’ve been doing tanks and fenders since 1998.
  • You will learn how to access panels and how to use braces to your advantage.
  • You will learn where and when to drills holes and use them to your advantage.
  • You will learn glue pulling, R/I and basic disassembly of common parts removed.
  • How to talk with customers when explain what you can and can not fix and why.
  • We will go over Advertising ideas for your area, Google Business, YELP, FaceBook, Instagram etc.

BIG DENTS AND ADVANCED TRAINING - 1 WEEK CLASS

  • How to talk with customers and explaining what you can and can not fix and why.
  • All day hands on training.
  • How and where to start a large dent, Reading the crowns and stressed metal.
  • What tools are good for large dents.
  • What tip should you use for smashed dents.
  • Leverage and creative ideas to find leverage.
  • Blending and manipulating metal.
  • Certificate of Completion and Lifetime Support.
  • Talking with customers about large dents.

About Jeff Magill

Jeff Magill, Owner of Beach Cities PDR. Having been an auto technician for over 10 years up until 1996, when Jeff started Beach Cities PDR, knows his way around cars. And Mark, Jeff’s’ brother was trained in 2001 and has been removing dents ever since. Beach Cities has built for itself doing what we call custom dent repair. We’ve been able to work on: Golfstream G5 Aircraft, A Satellite built by NASA, Chip Foose and the OVERHAULIN team, Hail storms throughout the Country, Mexico and South Africa. We specialize in removing large dents, small, Creases and more. We look forward to talking with you.

Contact us for more info:

7511 Warner Ave, H.B., Ca 92647

SHOP: 714-847-5095
FREE: 1-888-Dents Out (336-8768)

www.BeachCitiesPDR.com

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