Preparing a Vehicle for Refinishing

Course Code


Estimated Duration

1.25 hours

Course Type

Online Self Study

Price (CRA Membersmbrs)

$124.00 +gst

Price (Non CRA Membersmbrs)

$136.00 +gst

Preparing a Vehicle for Refinishing

This is a self-study online course with audio that will be loaded within 24 hours onto your myI-CAR Login when registering for this course.
You will need your myI-CAR username and password to access the course. Once you have started the delivery this can be paused and resumed at any time. For a brief overview video on how this works click here.

Preparing a Vehicle for Refinishing is a 75-minute course that explains the tools and techniques used to prepare the affected area of a vehicle for refinishing and the methods used to prepare substrates for refinishing.

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Identify the tools and techniques used to remove adhesive-type attachments
  • Identify the chemicals used to clean surface contaminants
  • Understand the proper cleaning methods
  • Recall the purpose of sanding and scuffing before refinishing
  • Identify preparation methods for substrates on the vehicle maker finish and on bare steel and aluminum parts
  • Identify methods for preparing plastic substrates for repair, including how to identify plastics and clean plastic parts

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