Delivering Excellence in Education

To the Coatings Community

CPCA is pleased to offer the Diploma in Coatings Technology to students in Canada and around the world. Over the past 100 years, these courses have been continually updated and available to those working in the industry in order to provide a solid foundation in coatings technology. With more than 800 recent graduates of the program, it is now offered online for your convenience. Work at your own pace with easy-to-use e-learning training to gain the knowledge you need today to advance your career in the coatings industry. Receive valuable online training in three areas: Theoretical Concepts, Industrial Paint Applications, and Sales and Marketing.

This three-semester Diploma course can be completed in as little as eighteen months should students take all three courses consecutively. Each course is 50 hours of learning and students are provided a maximum of six months to complete each online course.


Job Enrichment
& Life-learning


A pathway
to promotion




Upgrade your Status
in the Industry


Increased Trainee Retention
& Production

Work at your own pace and gain the knowledge you need to advance your career.