Graphics Installer Training and Testing

  • 3M Advanced Installer Training

    3M Advanced Installer Training

    Get three days of personal, hands-on training from 3M Graphics Authorized Trainers. Practice your skills on 11 stations, including vehicle graphics, smooth and textured walls and floor graphics. The low student-to-trainer ratio of this advanced training will help prepare you for one of the testing programs listed above. 
     

    • Three days training taught by 3M Preferred Graphics Installers
    • Vehicle Wraps. Comprehensive discussion, demonstration and hands-on training
    • Fleet graphics, boat wraps, smooth walls, textured walls and floor graphics. Discussion and demonstration, and hands-on training
    • Extensive monitored hands-on practice to build and refine skills

Training Locations

  • St. Paul, MN
    Additional Location Training Features:
    • Three days training taught by 3M Preferred Graphics Installers
    • Vehicle Wraps. Comprehensive discussion, demonstration and hands-on training
    • Fleet graphics, boat wraps, smooth walls, textured walls and floor graphics. Discussion and demonstration, and hands-on training
    • Extensive monitored hands-on practice to build and refine skills
    Training Dates:

    November 14-16, 2016
    January 16-18, 2017
    February 20-22, 2017
    March 20-22, 2017
    April 24-26, 2017
    June 19-21, 2017
    July 17-19, 2017
    August 14-16, 2017
    September 18-20, 2017
    October 16-18, 2017
    November 13-15, 2017
    December 11-13, 2017

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  • Hutchinson, KS | Lowen Certified
    Additional Location Training Features:
    • Two to five days, dependent on installer skill level
    • Vehicle accessory disassembly
    • Graphic film installation/removal for vehicle/fleet wraps, boat wraps, smooth/textured walls, window & floor graphics
    • Closely monitored hands-on practice to build/refine skills
    • Contact Dennis at: 888-201-8945, or visit: www.lowencertified.com for more information or to register for a class today
    Training Dates:

    • November 7-9, 2016
    • November 14-16, 2016
    • November 21-23, 2016
    • November 28-30, 2016
    • December 5-7, 2016
    • December 12-14, 2016
    • December 19-21, 2016
    • December 27-29, 2016
    • January 3-6, 2017
    • January 9-13, 2017
    • January 16-20, 2017
    • January 23-27, 2017
    • January 30-Feb 3, 2017
    • February 6-10, 2017
    • February 13-17, 2017
    • February 20-24, 2017
    • February 28-March 3, 2017
    • March 6-10, 2017
    • March 13-17, 2017
    • March 20-24, 2017
    • March 27-31, 2017
    • April 3-7, 2017
    • April 10-14, 2017
    • April 18-21, 2017
    • April 24-28, 2017
    • May 1-5, 2017
    • May 8-12, 2017
    • May 15-19, 2017
    • May 22-26, 2017
    • May 31-June 2, 2017
    • June 5-9, 2017
    • June 12-16, 2017
    • June 19-23, 2017
    • June 26-30, 2017
    • July 5-7, 2017
    • July 10-14, 2017
    • July 17-21, 2017
    • July 24-28, 2017
    • July 31-Aug 4, 2017
    • August 7-11, 2017
    • August 14-18, 2017
    • August 21-25, 2017
    • August 28-Sept 1, 2017
    • September 6-8, 2017
    • September 11-15, 2017
    • September 18-22, 2017
    • September 25-29, 2017
    • October 2-6, 2017
    • October 9-13, 2017
    • October 16-20, 2017
    • October 23-27, 2017
    • October 30-Nov 3, 2017
    • November 6-10, 2017
    • November 13-17, 2017
    • November 2-22, 2017
    • November 27-Dec 1, 2017
    • December 4-8, 2017
    • December 11-15, 2017
    • December 18-22, 2017
    • December 27-29, 2017
  • Fort Lauderdale, FL | Geek Wraps
    Additional Location Training Features:
    • Three days advanced training
    • Vehicle Wraps. Comprehensive discussion, demonstration and hands-on training
    • Fleet graphics, boat wraps, smooth walls, textured walls and floor graphics. Discussion and demonstration, and hands-on training
    • Extensive monitored hands-on practice to build and refine skills
    • All appropriate tools and materials provided for use during classes
    • First rate resort area, average temperature 77 degrees (F) year-round
    • Contact Geek Wraps University for booking; 954-351-1501; and for more information visit: www.geekwrapsu.com
    Training Dates:

    • November 14-16, 2016
    • November 28-30, 2016
    • December 12-14, 2016
    • January 9-11, 2017
    • January 23-25, 2017
    • February 6-8, 2017
    • February 20-22 , 2017
    • March 6-8, 2017
    • March 20-22, 2017
    • April 3-5, 2017
    • April 17-19, 2017
    • May 1-3, 2017
    • May 15-17, 2017
    • June 5-7, 2017
    • June 19-21, 2017
  • Addison, TX | J3 Industries
    Additional Location Training Features:
    • Three days training taught by 3M Graphics Authorized Testers
    • Vehicle Wraps. Comprehensive discussion, demonstration and hands-on training
    • Fleet graphics, vehicle wraps, smooth walls, textured walls and floor graphics. Discussion and demonstration, and hands-on training
    • Extensive monitored hands-on practice to build and refine skills
    • Contact Jeff Wagner at: 817-875-4099
    Training Dates:

    June 20-22
    August 15-17
    September 19-21
    October 3-5
    November 14-16

  • Burbank, CA | Wrapix Academy
    Additional Location Training Features:
    • Three and Five day training courses available
    • Vehicle Wraps. Comprehensive discussion, demonstration and hands-on training
    • Fleet graphics, boat wraps, smooth walls, textured walls and floor graphics
    • Discussion and demonstration, and hands-on training
    • Training is available for all skill levels
    • All appropriate tools and materials provided for use during classes
    • 11 different training stations available to build and refine skills
    • Contact Adam Sumner at: 818-433-7548, or visit wrapixacademy.com for more information
    Training Dates:

    • November 14-16, 2016
    • November 28-30, 2016
    • December 5-7, 2016
    • December 12-14, 2016
    • January 9-11, 2017
    • January 16-18, 2017
    • February 6-8, 2017
    • February 20-22, 2017
    • March 6-8, 2017
    • March 20-22, 2017
    • April 3-5, 2017
    • April 24-26, 2017
    • May 8-10, 2017
    • May 15-17, 2017
    • May 22-24, 2017
    • June 5-7, 2017
    • June 12-14, 2017
    • June 19-21, 2017
    • July 10-12, 2017
    • July 31-Aug 2, 2017
    • August 7-9, 2017
    • August 21-23, 2017
    • August 28-31, 2017
    • September 18-20, 2017
    • September 25-27, 2017
    • October 9-11, 2017
    • October 16-18, 2017
    • October 23-25, 2017
    • November 13-15, 2017
    • November 27-29, 2017
    • December 4-6, 2017
    • December 11-13, 2017

  • 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company

    3M Certified Graphics Installation Company Training and Testing

    Promote your business as a 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company.

    Unlock your company's potential by earning this prestigious designation. It will let your customers know that you hold your company to a higher standard of technical installation knowledge and business practices. Once at least one of your installers successfully passes all testing and other stringent UASG requirements, your company will be promoted on 3M.com/installation programs and UASG.org as a 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company.

    This program is to certify the installation company that performs all types of graphic installations. 

    Benefits to becoming a 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company:
     

    • Certified for best business practices, technical skill and knowledge
    • Network with other 3M Certified Graphics Installation Companies for continuous learning, development and leads
    • Listed on 3M.com/GraphicsInstaller as a 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company
    • Exclusive use of the 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company title
    • 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company certificate
       

Training and Testing Location

  • St. Paul, MN | 3M Technical Service

    Location: Building 280 Application Center, St. Paul, MN
    Testing Administrators: 3M and UASG Testing Administrators
    Time Required: 2 days
    Contact: Mike Stavreff, 3M
    Office: 651-737-8302
    Apply at: www.UASG.org


  • 3M Preferred Graphics Installer

    3M Preferred Graphics Installer Testing

    Earn the installer credentials you need to advance your career.

    Let your customers know you've proven yourself as a skilled installer of all types of graphic installations by becoming a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer. Successfully passing this assessment will increase your status as an installer and give you instant creditability with your clients. You'll be listed as a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer on 3M.com/GraphicsInstaller

    This program is for the individual installer performing all types of graphic installations.

    Benefits to becoming a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer:
     

    • Validated technical skills and knowledge for the individual
    • Listed on 3Mgraphics.com as a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer
    • Exclusive use of the 3M Preferred Graphics Installer title
    • 3M Preferred Graphics Installer credentials
    • Two 3M Preferred Graphics Installer shirts and access to acquire more
    • I.D. card

Testing Locations

  • St. Paul, MN | 3M Technical Service
    2017 Testing Dates:

    January 19-20
    February 23-24
    March 23-24
    April 27-28
    June 22-23
    July 20-21
    August 17-18
    September 21-22
    October 19-20
    November 16-17
    December 14-15

    Location: Bldg 280 Application Center, St. Paul, MN
    Testing Administrators: 3M Graphics Authorized Testers from 3M Technical Service
    Time Required: 2 days

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  • Fort Lauderdale, FL | Geek Wraps
    2017 Testing Dates:

    January 12-13, 26-27
    February 9-10, 23-24
    March 9-10, 23-24
    April 6-7, 20-21
    May 4-5, 18-19
    June 8-9, 22-23

    Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
    Testing Administrators: 3M Graphics Authorized Tester from Geek Wraps
    Time Required: 2 days (testing can be booked Thursday and Friday of all Advanced Installer Training dates published on the training information page)
    Contact: telephone: 954-351-1501

  • Hutchington, KS | Lowen Certified
    2017 Testing Dates:

    January 4-5, 12-13,19-20, 26-27
    February 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 23-24
    March 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 20-24, 30-31
    April 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28
    May 4-5, 11-12, 18-19, 25-26
    June 1-2, 8-9, 15-16, 22-23, 29-30
    July 6-7, 13-14, 20-21, 27-28
    August 3-4, 10-11, 17-18, 24-25, 31-Sep 1
    September 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29
    October 5-6, 12-13, 19-20, 26-27
    November 2-3, 9-10, 16-17, 20-21, 30-Dec 1
    December 7-8, 14-15, 21-22, 28-29

    Location: Hutchinson, KS
    Testing Administrators: 3M Graphics Authorized Testers from Lowen Certified
    Time Required: 3 days
    Contact: 888-201-8945 or visit www.lowencertified.com

  • Addison, TX | J3 Industries

    Location: Addison, Texas
    Testing Administrators: 3M Graphics Authorized Testers J3 Industries
    Time Required: 2 days (testing can be booked Thursday and Friday of all Advanced Installer Training dates published on the training information page)
    Contact: Call Jeff Wagner at 817-875-4099

  • Burbank, CA | Wrapix Academy
    2017 Testing Dates:

    January 12-13, 19-20
    February 9-10, 23-24
    March 9-10, 23-24
    April 6-7, 27-28
    May 11-12, 18-19, 25-26
    June 8-9, 15-16, 22-23
    July 13-14, 31-Aug 1
    August 10-11, 24-25, 31-Sep 1
    September 21-22, 28-29
    October 12-13, 19-20, 26-27
    November 16-17, 30-Dec 1
    December 7-8, 14-15

    Location: Burbank, CA
    Testing Administrators: 3M Graphics Authorized Tester at Wrapix Academy
    Time Required: 2 days (testing can be booked Thursday and Friday of all Advanced Installer Training dates published on the training information page)
    Contact: 818-433-7548 or visit wrapixacademy.com


  • Knifeless Accredited Installer Training and Testing

    3M Endorsed Installer for Knifeless Tape

    Add a valuable endorsement to your skill portfolio.

    Calling all qualified 3M Graphics Installers - here’s your chance to stay on top of the installation game by being promoted on 3M.com/GraphicsInstaller as a 3M for Knifeless Tape. Get hands-on training and instruction using 3M™ Knifeless Tape. Create bolder and more complex installation with no paint cuts, guaranteed.

    3M is now offering a new training and testing program for installers focused on high-end installations using Knifeless Tape and graphic films. The knowledge gained along with the 3M for Knifeless Tape title will allow installers to differentiate themselves from other installers while increasing the value they can offer their customers. 

     

    The training and testing will be done at 3M selected authorized facilities. 

    Requirements to Attend:
     

    • Must be a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer 
      OR
    • Must be an installer that passed the 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company test 
      OR
    • Must be a 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installer

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