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With over 30 years of experience carrying out PDR, Dentrix PDR Training boasts the highest success rate of working PDR techs in UK & Europe.
Our support consists of phone discussions or email. You are also welcome to return to our training school for an extra couple of hours of tuition, as often as necessary. This is all free after you have completed your training.
PREVIOUS TRAINEES FIXING VARIOUS PANELS
We work on several panels and two cars during the PDR courses giving you understanding on various colours, strengths and paint finishes. some used cars may have poor paintwork, previous repairs or extreme orange peal like paint finishes or even glass finish. At Dentrix we know from experience the problems you will face ahead and try to incorporate all of this into our intensive PDR courses.
If you want to be a PDR Tech, we’ll get you there.
We have discounts and offers available for trainees who attend the 2 week or 6 week courses
TRAINEES CAN ONLY USE ONE OF THE TWO OPTIONS BELOW.
We want you to have the best start in your new career, this is why we offer all our trainees 10% discount on all products in our extensive PDR Tool Store whilst attending a training course with us.
We stock only the best brands available, Dentcraft, Ultra Dent Tools, Pro PDR Solutions, DentGear, PDR Finesse and others, we have a wide selection available for you to take away.
This option is good for trainees commuting daily for training.
we will pay your accommodation in a local house share 5 minutes from the training centre with lots of facilities in close proximity.
This option is good for trainees who will be coming from abroad or a distance and six week courses. A hotel per week in Portsmouth can vary usually most trainees would expect to pay between £300 – £400 per week (7 days)
Incorporate PDR into your business or for those who have a full time job and wish to make a steady transition where time of work is an issue we recommend the one week course (all details are below with pictures of what is achieve for every trainee on the course).
We recommend two weeks for the perfect start to a PDR career this will be the week one course a bit more in depth and more time spent on each process and each tool. The second week we will apply all the techniques and tool used to implement real life conditions dent removal not easy open access dents. We will cover various restricted areas of door, working on the sound deadening pads, swage lines and general dent removal open access. We will also work on bonnets, tailgates, rear wings, front wings, and roof panels also front and rear doors some with the door stripped out.
With this option is Pure Dentrix will work with you until you are fixing dents for a career this is the quickest option to get started as a PDR technician and we have a good success rate with trainees to technician. There are also options to become a technician for one of our partners in dent removal services. Become PDR technician in your area where we help you advertise as well as us advertising the brand name in your area to get you started. (Not a franchise) Please speak to one of the team for details on this option.
FREE UNLIMITED ONGOING SUPPORT FOR AS LONG AS YOU NEED IT.
Full assessment of all techniques covered in basic training and implemented into more difficult situations. Progressing onto increased size dents, including repairing of hard and soft body/swage line damage and sharp damage.
On this course we deal with trainees who already have equipment so why not bring your tools along and we will aim to work with these.
Many trainees come to us after visiting other companies for a course and realise they were misold or under achieve due to poor training or lack of an experienced instructor.
Come along and have a FREE overview and assessment and we can then recommend a solution individual to you and you will see our dedication to helping our customers.
As we say do your homework and book it once book it right. Ask all the right questions and make sure the instructor give you free honest advice not look to just book you in and not have time to deal with you. Our customer service is at the forefront of what we do.
If you would like any further information or would like to discuss in more detail, please either email: email@example.com or call 0800 6122 927 or 02392 809 089.
With so many options and different advice on training, it is vital that you research the companies offering PDR training very carefully.
The company credentials are paramount, their reputation, their success rate within the PDR industry, their attention to detail in teaching and repairs, including, the success rate of previous trainees, after all, a trainees success is the training company’s success.
If at all possible, when contacting a PDR training company, ask to visit the venue, make sure you meet the technician who will be teaching you. Ask him to demonstrate personally removing a dent for you; after all it’s his skill and experience you are paying for. A good company will offer you a taster session where you will be able to try your hand before making any decisions free of charge. Be prepared and ask all the questions and concerns you may have regarding the training course. We cannot emphasise enough how important it is that you feel comfortable and happy, before you make any decisions. Do yourself a favour, only book 1 weeks training at a time, not 2 or 3 or more.
Let’s put it like this, if you were taking professional golf lessons, would you cram all the lessons in one go? No, because to perfect, you need practice and time, take it in stages, perfect as you go, then move onto the next phase. A competent tutor will know the correct level you can personally take in, then you go and practice until you perfect, once done, you are ready to go back and move on to the next level.
In essence what I am saying is, it may take 8, 12 or 18 months to get proficient as a PDR tech, good enough to earn, so spread the cost. Only attend a 1 week course, go practice for a few weeks, attend a 2nd weeks course, go practice again for a few weeks and so on. Believe me you will know when it is time to go back or even necessary to attend further training.
Whether this is a change of career or as an add on to an existing business, choosing the right training company is vital to you being able to accomplish and master PDR in the long run.
Please take the time to find out this information, it will save you not only money but could make the difference as to whether you make it within the PDR industry.
Dentrix is able to boast, that we know of no other PDR training company in the UK, come to that, throughout the world with more experience in the art of PDR.
You are welcome to come to our purposely designed training venue, for an unconditional visit. Spend time speaking personally to our PDR trainer and watch him demonstrate PDR.
See and test some of the best high quality PDR tools on the market today, try your hand at PDR and see if this is the job vocation for you. Free of charge.
We at Dentrix remove dents using superior quality PDR rods and dent pulling equipment for dents that are inaccessible. Working on new cars, at import centres, factories and dealerships, we remove dents without drilling holes, which would invalidate rust warranties.
If you are already a working PDR technician and in need of a fresh approach, why not visit us? With our try before you buy facility, you can be assured that you do not need to take any unnecessary chances when buying PDR tools. You won’t be disappointed.
Interested? Call 0800 6122 927 or 02392 809 089 or E-mail: using the contact us page
We look forward to meeting you.
At Dentrix we offer you time in our office to see how we run our successful PDR business. If you are seriously considering a career change or just curious, we will offer an insight as to what is involved. From the basic advertising needed to the accountancy system used daily.
All this is available at no extra cost. We want our trainees to succeed in their new venture.
We offer ongoing support after attending any PDR Training Course.
A certificate for any PDR course successfully completed with Dentrix Ltd is issued.
We at Dentrix pride ourselves on giving our students the best possible start; this unfortunately is not the case with all PDR training companies.
When you researched, were you promised a free PDR guide but on enquiry just received a list of training course prices? Were you told it was not possible to speak with the trainer, No, why not? Why are you unable to attend a taster session? Were you told, because you could learn too much and then not need any further training, seriously!!
A good trainer will be happy to answer all your questions or concerns without fumbling and will welcome you to attend a free session for your peace of mind.
Do not speak with a sales person as they will only tell you what they have been told to say and what you want to hear, not the truth. If you are told by anyone you will be a working tech at the end of their training course, avoid them like the plague!
The PDR industry is no different to any other, you cannot attend a mechanics course for two weeks and then open your own service centre the following week, the same rule applies to plumbing, carpentry, panel beating etc. Pick any trade you like, you cannot operate a successful business immediately after completing a training course. So why would anyone think you can in PDR?
Remember, if you get lies right from the start, why on earth would you give them your hard earned cash?
More and more we are seeing statements like, “we have been in the trade or in the motor trade for 15 years or 30 years”, does this mean they are good at PDR? Ask yourself, if you are a mechanic does this automatically mean you could re spray a car? Or when your car needs a service would you take it to a Bodyshop? If you are looking for experience in a PDR trainer he needs to have been doing PDR, not car sales for 13 years of his 15 years experience, or a windscreen repair man for 25 years of his 30 years experience, make sure you speak to the trainer and make him answer the question direct, how long have YOU been doing PDR.
We have had many students come to us after attending other courses; some of the horror stories are unbelievable.
Some trainers are only at the course for a couple of hours a day, after setting a task, They leave to go and earn more money working mobile, coming back at the end of the day to see how you got on.
Being left with someone other than the experienced trainer they were led to believe would train them, this is usually an inexperienced technician still in training themselves. This is what they call one on one training. These people were not informed of these situations prior to the start of the course.
Companies employing a local dent man, not a very good one but cheap enough, he does the training, but has no experience in teaching. Just watching someone remove a dent, will not teach you PDR, you need a good teacher, one that can explain every process of dent repair.
A good dent man should be earning around £2000 to £3000 per week, if you have paid him let’s say, a maximum of £1500 for a week he is still short of the total he is used to earning, the extra must come from somewhere. If he tells you a good dent man earns between £1000 to £1500 per week, although he may think he’s a good dent man, he most probably is average.
One on one training, is it necessary? In a word NO. If you want to be trained by a top dent technician, you will need to pay him at least £2000 per week and for the best as much as £3000 per week.
When attending a training course, you will start with the very basics. Attempting to remove a dent the size of your thumbnail, this will take you, as a new student, an hour or two to achieve.
Why pay to have someone looking over your shoulder continuously? Being checked every three or four minutes is ample time for a qualified trainer to see when and where you are making a mistake.
We have found with students who have attended one on one training, progress very slowly, they only have the trainer to compare their progress with and this can be very demoralising.
The advantages of a small group are, if mistakes are made by a student, all trainees benefit from the lesson learned. Discussion and the resolving of issues is a great benefit to all.
Usually because they aren’t a genuine training school and their facility isn’t big enough or geared up for more than one student at a time.
Here is a simple fact, some of the top old school technicians, who trained with Dent Master, Dent Wizard, Dent Devils etc trained in classes as large as 20 students per course and these guys are some of the best in the industry.
If you would like more honest information, please do not hesitate in contacting us either by:
Telephone 0800 6122 927 or 02392 809 089 or email firstname.lastname@example.org