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3M Preferred Installer Training 2020

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Nov 14, 2019 01:00pm

Register today to improve your wrap skills and become a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer! There is a strong and growing demand for well-trained graphics installers with the credentials to back them up.

3M and ND Graphics offer you two levels of training to improve your skill set, and 3M Preferred Installer Testing to have your professional skills and status recognized by 3M – a worldwide leader in graphics materials and installation training.


  • VIT (Vehicle Installation Training) – $425 plus applicable taxes
  • AIT (Advanced Installation Training) – $900 plus applicable taxes
  • PIT (Preferred Installation Training) – $1000 plus applicable taxes

*Please Note: All three courses must be taken in the above order, to complete the program.

AIT and PIT may not be taken back to back. 8-12 months hands on installation experience required between AIT and PIT

** To register for Installer training you must have an account with us. If you do not have an account, please use this form to create one. Your request will be processed within 48 business hours.

**Please read our newly updated Cancellation Policy


Branch (Location) Session Dates Registration Forms 
Vancouver (Branch) VIT Jan. 13th – Closed
AIT Jan. 14th & 15th – Closed
Calgary (Branch)   VIT Mar. 9th – Closed
AIT Mar. 10th & 11th – Closed
PIT Mar. 12th & 13th – Closed
London (Branch) VIT Mar. 23rd – Closed
AIT Mar. 24th & 25th – Available
PIT Mar. 26th & 27th – Available
Winnipeg (Branch) VIT April 6th – Available
AIT April 7th & 8th – Available
Edmonton (Branch) VIT May. 11th – Available
AIT May. 12th & 13th – Available
PIT May. 14th & 15th – Available
Toronto (Branch) VIT June 22nd – Waiting List
AIT June 23rd & 24th – Waiting List
PIT June 25th & 26th – Waiting List
London (Branch) VIT Aug. 17th – Available
AIT Aug. 18th & 19th – Available
Montreal (Branch) VIT Sept. 28th – Waitlist
AIT Sept. 29th & 30th – Waitlist
PIT Oct. 1st & 2nd – Waitlist
Ottawa (Branch) VIT Oct. 19th – Available
AIT Oct. 20th & 21st – Available
PIT Oct. 22nd & 23rd – Available
Saskatoon (Branch) VIT Nov. 2nd – Available
AIT Nov. 3rd & 4th – Available
Dartmouth (Branch)                   VIT Nov. 16th – Available
AIT Nov. 17th & 18th – Available
PIT Nov. 19th & 20th – Available

Level 1 – Vehicle Installation Training (VIT)

3M Car Wrap installation

Select 3M Digital Bundles and application tools will be available to VIT and AIT participants at up to 35% discount.

Expert Classroom and Hands-on Vehicle Wrap Specific Training

While this workshop is intended for installers it also benefits sales and marketing staff, design and production employees, as well as owners.

Do it Right the First Time.

Learn how to:

  • Avoid causes of graphics failure
  • Reduce costs
  • Increase efficiency

Workshop Focus

  • What it takes to sell & install graphics
  • Understand what films & adhesive to use
  • Build confidence and understanding of products, services and expert demonstration and techniques to ensure successful printing and application
  • Hands-on training

Training Props Include:

  • Full vehicle
  • Sprinter door for deep compound channels
  • Caravan back door for perforated curved window applications

Duration: 1 day
Cost: $425 plus applicable taxes

Level 2 – Advanced Installation Training (AIT)

3M PVC-Free Print Media
3M Floor Graphic installation

Select 3M Digital Bundles and application tools will be available to VIT and AIT participants at up to 35% discount.

Classroom review, rigorous hands-on training and practice prepares you for Preferred Installer Testing and increases your confidence

This workshop is intended for installers only who either want to get additional training, or prepare for the Preferred Installer Training.

Take it to the next level.

Following Vehicle Installation Training, it’s time to expand knowledge, improve skills and tackle more complex installations.

Hands-on stations include the following applications surfaces:

  • Rough textured brick
  • Floor graphics
  • Smooth Walls
  • Aluminum rivet trailer panels
  • Corrugated rivet trailer panels
  • Sprinter door full coverage
  • Proper use of 3M Wall Test Kit
  • Caravan back door window
  • Caravan back door lower panel (perforated)
  • Car rear 1/4 panel, door and window (reflective)
  • Car front fender and door

Duration: 2 day
Cost: $900 plus applicable taxes
Pre-requisite: VIT within 18 months of AIT workshop

Level 3 – Preferred Installer Testing (PIT)

Training wall

Includes hands-on test and written test, including: vehicle wraps, boat wraps (written only), trailers, smooth walls, textured surfaces and floor graphics and perforated windows graphics.

This exam is intended for installers who have taken the AIT, gained significant experience and want to qualify as a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer.

Gain credibility, visibility and promotion

Benefits of a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer:

  • A listing on as a 3M Preferred Graphics Installer to help interested customers find you easily
  • Validated technical skills and knowledge
  • Exclusive use of 3M Preferred Graphics Installer title and logo
  • 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Starter Kit and shirt
  • Up-to-date information on the latest promotions, product launches, contests and more

Duration: 2 days
Cost: $1000 plus applicable taxes
Pre-requisite: VIT & AIT.

Note: Attending this class does not guarantee a pass.

**Cancellation Policy

Cancellations with more than 20 business days prior to training will be refunded 100% of cost.

Cancellations with more than 10 business days prior to training will be refunded 50% of cost.

No refunds for cancellations made less than 10 business days prior to training.