CPAA Certification Program - 2014

In an effort to meet the industry's demand for skilled and knowledgable decorative and polishing contractors, the CPAA launched a new and expanded certification and training program in 2013. The new programs continue to include both classroom and essential hands-on training, exposing the student to various types of equipment, tooling, and chemical products on the market today. Courses are designed to offer students more detailed and expanded hands-on instruction vital to the success of their business. Each course is designed to build on the Craftsman's knowledge base toward a Master Craftsman Certification.

This intensive educational program provides the industry with distinction between skill levels. Companies with multiple employees will be able to utilize our program to provide long term goals toward education, training and professionalism. This training program is designed to be an investment in your business, your education, and your future in the concrete polishing industry.


Tradesman Introduction Certificate - 4 Hours

PREREQUISITE: None

Tradesman Introduction Certificate is an introductory course and the first step toward understanding the polishing process. This course is designed for classroom education only. There is no hands-on training offered as this course has been designed for trade shows, conventions, seminars, etc. The course introduces the student to the many variables and challenges encountered within the polishing process. Individuals completing this course must demonstrate, through a comprehensive written exam, a basic understanding of the following topics:

At the completion of the course, each student, after passing the exam, will be awarded a Tradesman Introduction Certificate.

Cost of this course:
$395.00 per student.

Craftsman, Level I - 2 Days

PREREQUISITE: The Craftsman, Level I certification is designed for classroom and hands-on education. Individuals applying for this course must meet the following minimum requirements:

OR

Individuals completing this course must demonstrate, through a comprehensive written exam and skills practice exam, basic operational knowledge of the following topics:

At the completion of the course, each student, after passing the exam, will be awarded with a Craftsman, Level I certificate; Craftsman, Level I patch; manual; CD containing business tools; CPAA supporting tshirt.

Cost for this course:
CPAA Member = $1,050
Non-Member = $1,850

Certification Dates/Locations

Class information for the first half of 2014 is posted below. Class fees will include a light breakfast and lunch both days; class materials and take home supporting materials. For questions, please email: info@cpaa-us.org or call 443-249-7919.


 



July 2014


Craftsman - Level I (2 Days)

Class Dates:
July 30-31, 2014
Class Times:
8:00 am to 5:00 pm Eastern Time
Cost:
CPAA Member = $1050
Non-CPAA Member - $1850
Location:
Hosted by: Niagara Machine (Charlotte, NC)

Second Half 2014


More classes coming soon!


Testimonials

The Concrete Polishing Association's certification program is designed to be an investment in your business, your education, and your future in the concrete polishing industry. We have had hundreds attend the classes that want to express their gratitude. Below are few of their comments.

CPAA Craftsman - Level I

July 15, 2013

This class not only met our expectations...it exceeded them!

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CPAA Craftsman - Level I

April 18, 2013

Class was technical but on a level that could be understood. Every question answered as an important one. Relaxed but informative.

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CPAA Craftsman - Level I

March 22, 2013

This was a great learning experience for me, being very new to the industry. I can't wait for the remaining levels of training!

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CPAA Craftsman - Level I

February 22, 2013

As a ten year polishing contractor, I am very excited to have an organization/team dedicated to creating a polishing standard.

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