Level 1

Lasts 3 days.

The aim of Level One is ideal for those just about to, or have recently entered the detailing industry, or those who wish to reset and refresh their skills. the aim is to familiarise the candidate with the processes and maintenance of vehicles from a professional and business view, teaching the foundations of correct vehicle cleaning up to the final familiarisation of entry-level dual action machine polishers. Business practices and health and safety are explored covering areas such as pricing, marketing, SDS and environmental conformity.

The Level 1 Course is available as either a car or motorcycle course, alternatively, candidates can book the Learn2 Motorcycle Detailing 1 Day course as a bolt-on to an automotive Level 1 Course.

Along the way topics covered will be:

  • Washing stages
  • Wash media
  • Environmental considerations
  • Drying methods
  • Bonded contamination and its removal
  • Wheel care and maintenance
  • Glass and hard surfaces
  • Engine bay cleaning
  • Vulnerable surfaces
  • Efficiency and process
  • PPE and safety
  • Clothing and working practices
  • Risk assessment
  • Chemical knowledge
  • Van set-ups
  • Interior detailing
  • Leather and soft surface care
  • Fillers / glazing
  • Dual action machine polishers intro
  • Minor defect identification
  • Paint types
  • LSPs
  • Final presentation
  • Marketing
  • Conflict resolution and customer care
  • Financing
  • Insurance
  • Pricing and quotes
  • Business Administration
  • Memberships
  • Social Media
  • Manual handling
  • Safe working practices
  • Pre-work inspection

All levels are accompanied by a full course booklet to jog your memory when needed. Practical assessment takes place as part of the original training session, at the end of the course you will be assigned a (manageable) series of case studies and exercises to complete over the period of 3 months to cement the knowledge. There is then a short externally assessed exam prior to the optional commencement of Level Two, to ensure there are no weak areas. After which the Level One accreditation is awarded and you can either progress or choose to practice the skills gained with ongoing support.

Date

21 Aug 2020

Cost

£950 + VAT

Location

UKDA HQ
Cotswolds
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