Classic Car Detailing 101

£550.00

The perfect course tailored for classic car care enthusiasts, dedicated to preserving the timeless allure of their vintage treasures in prime cosmetic condition, while deepening their expertise in detailing, with a particular emphasis on the classic automotive realm.

Crafted to cater to those with a fervent passion for classic automobiles, this course offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore best-practice processes in a relaxed and focused one-day session using a classic training vehicle to further their detailing knowledge and learn professional care techniques to use at home.

 

Additional Participants – exclusively for the Classic 101, we’re now offering the choice of adding additional participants at just £99 per person up to a maximum of 3 total – allowing the course cost to be spread over a small group.

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Enthusiast Classic Car detailer training.

The perfect course tailored for classic car care enthusiasts, dedicated to preserving the timeless allure of their vintage treasures in prime cosmetic condition, while deepening their expertise in detailing, with a particular emphasis on the classic automotive realm.

Crafted to cater to those with a fervent passion for classic automobiles, this course offers an unparalleled opportunity to explore best-practice processes in a relaxed and focused one-day session using a classic training vehicle to further their knowledge.

Course Highlights:

  • Thorough assessment of vehicle exteriors and interiors, with special consideration for classic car intricacies.
  • Instruction on safe washing techniques, decontamination, inspection, and preservation methods tailored to classic vehicles.
  • Exploration of mild paint correction techniques, including leather, plastics, and vinyl care.
  • Discussion and application of various protection options, with consideration for paint type suitability.
  • Hands-on experience in cleaning and preparatory work for vehicle bodies, encompassing advanced washing processes, pre-wash and snow foam applications, multi-bucket methods, and the use of specialised cleaning agents.
  • Detailed guidance on cleaning and preparatory work for alloy, steel, and wire wheels, employing low water and less invasive wash methods.
  • Paintwork inspection utilising lighting techniques, depth gauges, and visual cues to identify paint types and areas of concern.
  • Engine bay cleaning and steaming, with insights into suitable chemicals and care for brightwork and bare metal surfaces.
  • Practical demonstrations on the usage of machine polisher ranges and various polishing compounds and pad combinations.
  • Application techniques for paintwork and wheel protection options, along with a practical overview of glass cleansing and protection methods.
  • Insider detailing tips and tricks for achieving exceptional results.

Participants will gain invaluable hands-on experience, progressing through each step of a full enhancement detail. Following the course, attendees will be encouraged to further refine their skills by practising on their own vehicles in future, with ongoing support provided.

The course is run from our fully equipped studio in the heart of Gloucestershire, with easy access to the M4/M5, and under an hour and a half to the M25.

Course Length

1 Day (0930-1600)

Group Size

One-to-One

Location

UK Detailing Academy, 2 Purlieus Barn, Ewen, Cirencester, GL7 6BY

Experience / Qualification

Open to all

Refreshments or Lunch

Refreshments included

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