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Ding King Training Institute, Costa Mesa CA: Based in Costa Mesa CA, The Ding King Training Institute is a state-licensed Paintless Dent Repair training school with over 20 years experience in teaching Paintless Dent Removal (PDR). Our 1 and 2-week PDR courses provide the most comprehensive instruction in the PDR industry. The Ding King program packed with all of the necessary foundation building exercises to teach you all facets of PDR in the shortest amount of time possible. Students graduating from our PDR course should expect to continue practicing their newly learned skills until they achieve the speed and proficiency desired.
PDR 40 (1 Week) Course Curriculum: - Access lessons continued for hail with emphasis on headliners and interior trim - Begin to remove deeper and larger sized dents - Begin to remove quarter size dents on practice panels both under braces and in the open - Continue hands-on for access with emphasis on side panels - Estimating, advertising, marketing and techniques for building a dealer and retail business - Explanation of damage theory and description of metal characteristics - Finishing techniques including the removal of micro lows and color sanding - Glue pulling techniques for double metal damage and ways to access these areas - Hail Chasers Pricing and Estimating Guide - High point recognition and techniques for removing them with hammer and tap down - How to properly read the dent light and the proper use of the reflective lined board - Introduction to PDR and explanation of different styles of dents - Orientation and demonstration of the Paintless Dent Repair process - Perfecting deeper and larger size damage - Perfecting small and medium size damage - Proper tool selection for a variety of damage - Removal medium size dents - Removal of small lows - Review all access points for all panels of the vehicle to insure a “drill-free” technique - Techniques for removing creased dents, body line damage, pressure dents and hail damage - Tool location exercises on practice panels - Work on all panels of vehicles on a variety of different type of dents
PDR 80 (2 Week) Course Curriculum: All of the above PDR 40 techniques, plus:
- Advanced glue pulling exercises using the slide hammer and dent lifter - Advanced reflector board exercises in direct sunlight - Body line damage - Color sanding & polishing - Continue perfecting your techniques - Continue to develop speed and quality for all types of repairs - Continue to work on advance access and tool selection - Cross checking techniques - Hail dents - PDR practice exercises - Stretched dents
Musicians Institute - Audio Engineering Programs, Los Angeles
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Musicians Institute (MI) provides an innovative education that prepares graduates for creative and professional careers in the contemporary music industry. Our unique campus is located in the center of Hollywood, Los Angeles, in Southern California. MI offers a wide range of degrees and certificate programs in the field of contemporary music, including Audio Engineering degree programs, musical instrument performance programs, and more.
MI's Audio Engineering programs prepare graduates for careers in the professional recording industry by providing in-depth training in the essential techniques of recording as well as hands-on experience in state-of-the-art studios. All programs feature world-class studio facilities. Track, overdub and mix in first-rate studios featuring industry-standard equipment including Neve, SSL, DigiDesign, Neumann and more.
We also offer day & night schedules with 24-hour lab access. A choice of schedules and quarterly starts provide working students with maximum flexibility. Practice, study, experiment, and record your musical projects at any time of the day or night using the latest Digidesign software and plug-ins.
Audio Engineering Certificate & Degree Programs:
- Bachelor of Music in Performance, Minor in Audio Production
- Associate of Arts degree
- Certificate in Audio Engineering
- Certificate in Audio Engineering (Post-Production Audio)
New Eden School of Natural Health and Herbal Studies
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• New Eden School of Natural Health and Herbal Studies provides a wide range of accredited online certificate, diploma and degree courses (including doctorate programs) in the fields of naturopathy, holistic health, natural medicine, and nutrition.
• Our quality programs are studied online in California, across the U.S., Canada, UK, and worldwide.
• Based in Indiana, our mission is to offer students the best accredited online educational programs in natural health and herbal studies that are available.
• Studying with New Eden is easy and affordable. You can start studying with New Eden whenever you want and learn at your own pace.
• Our distance learning courses allow you the convenience and flexibility of studying in your own home or office, and at times that best suit your schedule.
• New Eden has full accreditation with the American Council for Holistic Medicine (ACHM), which provides clinical training for graduates.
• We also have school approval with the American Naturopathic Certification Board, and the International Association of Natural Health Practitioners (IANHP).
Student Testimonial: "Thank you so much for your assistance and advice while I was enrolled in the ND program. I experienced first rate advice and guidance from you and the staff. All of my calls and emails were answered in a very timely manner."
- Thomas, Doctor of Naturopathy Graduate
Oklahoma City Community College (OCCC) offers Award Winning Programs.
The Professional Development Institute (PDI) was recognized as one of the top 20 workforce development centers in the United States by TrainingIndustry.com in 2013. OCCC was the first institution in the US to develop and implement a State CNG Certification Program for Oklahoma. They provide academic level CNG Conversion Certification Training for technicians wishing to convert their fleets or to increase your vehicle maintenance business and convert vehicles you currently service.
Located in Sacramento, in California's Central Valley, MTI College is an accredited junior college offering Diploma & Associate Degree Programs in the fields of information technology, law, business, health care, and cosmetology. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges of the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC). With its small class sizes, personalized attention, and instructors with real world experience, MTI is ready to help you reach your employment goals.
From its beginning, MTI established itself as the Sacramento area's leader in training individuals for successful careers. No other Sacramento area college has experienced the achievements that have become common to MTI. MTI has been voted the area's Best Vocational College, supporting its reputation for offering superior career training and education. MTI is also one of a select few colleges in the nation to have earned an American Bar Association (ABA) approval for its paralegal program.
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Situated in San Clemente CA, just 30 minutes south of Huntington Beach, CNG United is a nationally-recognized Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) training provider. Our CNG Certification training shows you how to install compressed natural gas vehicles. Whether you are a small automotive business wanting to offer CNG conversion installations, or a head mechanic of a large fleet, CNG United provides you the tools, information, and the supplies needed to hit the ground running in the growing field of CNG Conversion.
Our classes are designed to give you the hands on familiarity, knowledge, and confidence to successfully install CNG systems on your own. The course is nationally-recognized, offers the most current information and provides you with CNG certification.
CNG United shares your enthusiasm of learning more and becoming a leader in cleaner burning, cost effective, and alternative fuels. Our staff is dedicated to ensuring your success with professionalism and follow through.
Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Vehicle Conversion Training:
- High pressure cylinders
- Methods of construction
- Valves & PRD's
- Cylinder De-fueling
- Safety practices
- Fuel system components of CNG vehicles
- Conversion kit systems and tanks
- Aspirated kits
- Sequential port injection
- High pressure lines
- Learn kit installation from start to finish
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