Paintless Dent Repair - PDR001
Our PDR001 16-hour introductory class is great for those who wish to learn
some of the basics of Paintless Dent Repair.
Paintless Dent Repair (PDR) is used by technicians and auto plant "dingmen" to
remove small dents from painted steel and aluminum body panels. This remarkable
process removes the dent without harming the paint. When done correctly, the
repair is completely invisible. Because there is no repainting, you save a lot of time and
Paintless Dent Repair is part science and part art. It requires a lot of
personalized instruction and many hours of practice to master. PDR001
is the first in a series that helps you obtain the basic skills you need in a
step-by-step sequence. Our staff is made up of highly-skilled and experienced
PDR technicians with many years of experience teaching workers in the production
Our Unique Program Curriculum Includes:
þ Dent Recognition - Identification of high & low spots.
þ Seeing the Tool - Learning to identify the exact location of the tool.
þ Reading the Light - Identifying the high and low spots in a dent by the way it distorts light.
þ Pushing Dents - Using a variety of special PDR tools to push up the metal.
þ Tapping - Using the "tapper" or "knock-down" tool on high spots.
þ New PDR Tools & Techniques - Using the lasted innovations in PDR tools & techniques.
PDR001 Program Specifications:
• Class Contact Hours - 16.0
• TAP Tuition - $960.00 (job-related class, tool kit optional)
• Minimum Class Size - 8
• Maximum Class Size - 24, maximum of 8 students per instructor
(additional staff added as required).
• Class Meets - Sat & Sun, 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM, or sessions can be
modified to run during the work week.
• Classroom Specs - 70 sq. ft. per workstation, 2 students per station.
Note: This class can be run in most any shop or classroom environment. It creates no
dust or fumes and all equipment is on rubber feet or casters. All rooms utilized
are returned in their original condition. It is helpful if the room has a dry
erase whiteboard or we can bring our own. All equipment and support materials are
provided for instruction by IQ Learning Systems including body panels, tools, and
a classroom set of our own custom training manuals. A discounted beginner's tool
kit is available at additional cost. (see below)
Optional Tool Kit:
Although we bring all the tools you'll need to class, some students prefer
to purchase their own tools so that they can practice on their own at home. Dentcraft
Tool Company has made this tool kit available to our students for $240.00, an
$89.00 discount off the regular catalog price. We pass this savings along to
Let us know at least two weeks prior to the class starting date if you would like
to make an advance tool set purchase. Or, you can purchase the kit at a later date. Payments
by check and credit cards accepted.