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.
Sales & Marketing
Semester 1: Raw Materials
This course is designed for those working in a non-technical role, such as the purchasing of raw materials, production scheduling, sales or marketing, and those who may not be interested in obtaining a diploma. These candidates may enroll in only one course to gain expertise in a subject of particular interest to them.
Gain Industry Knowledge
Semester 2: Architectural Coatings
This general course is designed to provide the theoretical basics of coatings technology for young people who are just entering the industry, or those who have been working in the industry for some time, but want to upgrade their status in the industry by earning a Diploma in Coatings Technology.
Dive Into Industrial Coatings
Semester 3: Industrial Coatings
In view of the complexity of most industrial coatings, the course is recommended for industrial paint applicators who need to be able to appreciate the composition, performance capabilities and handling of the products they purchase and use.