CPCA Coatings Technology Diploma
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. There have been more than 800 recent graduates of the program. It is now online for your convenience. Work at your own pace with easy-to-use computer-based training to gain the knowledge you need today to advance your career in the coatings industry. Receive valuable training at your convenience with online courses available in three areas: theoretical concepts, industrial paint applications and sales and marketing.
Course Outline & Cost
Each of the three online courses consists of 14 sessions, of which 12 are actual lectures, and two are examinations. The cost is $550 + HST per course and includes a downloadable textbook for each lessons. The classes are available exclusively online. We now offer a special discount of $300 + HST per course for our member companies.
General Industry Knowledge
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.
Industrial Paint Applications
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.
Sales & Marketing
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.