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
    2018 Training Dates:

    January 15-17

    February 19-21

    March 19-21

    April 16-18

    May 14-16

    July 16-18

    August 20-22

    September 17-19

    October 15-17

    November 12-14

    December 10-12

    REGISTER NOW

  • 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:

    • 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:

    • January 15th-19th
    • January 29th-February 2nd
    • February 12th-16th
    • February 26th-March 2nd
    • March 12th-16th
    • March 26th-30th
    • April 9th-13th
    • April 23rd-27th
    • May 7th-11th
    • May 21st-25th
    • June 4th-8th
    • June 18th-22nd
    • July 9th-13th
    • July 23rd-27th
    • August 13th-17th
    • August 27th-31st
    • September 10th-14th
    • September 24th-28th
    • October 8th-12th
    • October 22nd-26th
    • November 12th-16th
    • November 26th-30th
    • December 10th-14th
  • 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
    2018 Training Dates:

    January 22-26
    Febuary 19-23
    March 26-30
    April 23-27
    May 21-25
    June 25-29
    July 23-27
    August 27-31
    September 24-28
    October 15-19
    November 12-16
    December 10-14

  • 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
    2018 Training Dates:

    • January 8-22
    • February 5-19
    • March 5-19
    • April 9-23
    • May 7-21
    • June 4-18
    • July 9-23
    • August 6-20
    • September 17-24
    • October 8-22
    • November 5-12-26
    • December 3-10

  • 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
    2018 Testing Dates:

    January 18-19

    February 9-10

    March 22-23

    April 19-20

    May 17-18

    July 19-20

    August 23-24

    September 20-21

    October 18-19

    November 15-26

    December 6-7

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

    REGISTER NOW

  • Fort Lauderdale, FL | Geek Wraps
    2018 Testing Dates:

      January 18th & 19th
      February 1st & 2nd
      February 15th & 16th
      March 1st & 2nd
      March 15th & 16th
      March 29th & 30th
      April 12th & 13th
      April 26th & 27th
      May 10th & 11th
      May 24th & 25th
      June 7th & 8th
      June 21st & 22nd
      July 12th & 13th
      July 26th & 27th
      August 16th & 17th
      August 30th & 31st
      September 13th & 14th
      September 27th & 28th
      October 11th & 12th
      October 25th & 26th
      November 15th & 16th
      November 29th & 30th
      December 13th & 14th

    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 and for more information visit: www.geekwrapsu.com

  • Hutchinson, KS | Lowen Certified
    2018 Testing Dates:

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

    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

    August 12-13, 24-25
    September 21-22
    October 5-6, 19-20
    November 16-17
    December 14-15

  • Burbank, CA | Wrapix Academy
    2018 Testing Dates:

    January 8-22
    February 5-19
    March 5-19
    April 9-23
    May 7-21
    June 4-18
    July 9-23
    August 6-20
    September 17-24
    October 8-22
    November 5-12-26
    December 3-10


    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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