Installer Training: This 3 day hands on 3M PPF Installation course covers vehicle preparation, application solution and mixing ratios, pre-cut kits, film re-positioning, trimming and squeegee techniques. Students also learn best practices when applying and installation tips.


Based on recent orders and advisories from federal, provincial and local governmental authorities regarding COVID-19, our PPF training schedule has been put on hold. The length of this temporary suspension and is dependent upon governmental guidance.   Sonax Canada is committed to the health and wellbeing of our customer, partners and the community, we look forward to resuming as soon as safely possible.

  • New dates have been added in accordance with Ontario’s response to COVID-19.
  • New PPF training courses will have a maximum class size of 3 students.
  • With the current changes in the workplace recommended by Ontario Health, PPF training will be reduced to a 2 day training session as opposed to the previous 2 day training curriculum.
  • Applicable PPE and Social Distancing practices will apply.
  • Class sizes limited to 6 students

3M Paint Protection Film (PPF) Training

This 3M training course teaches students the skills needed to become an authorized 3M PPF technician. Designed with the entire shop in mind, this course provides the foundation needed to succeed for any member of your team – for sales, marketing, service, technicians, as well as owners. Students learn the basics of Paint Protection Film and its application.

This workshop is aimed at helping attendees learn the full breath of techniques to use and apply Paint Protection Film. Upon completion students are accredited a 3M certificate. Students will leave with a better understanding of the industry at hand, the materials and tools needed and more confidence in their technique and application of PPF.

Installer Training:

  • This 3 day hands on 3M PPF Installation Training Course covers;
  • Vehicle Preparation
  • Paint Correction
  • Application Solutions & Mixing Ratios
  • Pre-cut Applications
  • Film Repositioning
  • Trimming and Other Techniques
  • Best Practices & Installation Tips



  • Meet and greet
  • PPF Decontamination and Preparation
  • Detailling Methodologies
  • Understanding compounds and sealants
  • Intro to Paint Correction
  • Practical Application
  • Post-Install PPF Care


  • 3M Presentation
  • Intro to Tools
  • PPF Installation
  • PPF Application Solutions
  • Squeegee Techniques
  • PPF Exercises
  • Troubleshooting
  • Hands-on Practical Tutorials


  • Intro to PPF Software
  • Intro to Pre-cut film
  • Hands-on PPF Installation
  • Troubleshooting
  • Learning how to bulk
  • Q&A
  • Certification Ceremony


3M Paint Protection Film Courses take place at the SONAX Canada training facility. This state of the art facility houses all the tools and ressources needed for attendees to learn PPF application using the best products and tools the industry has to offer.

1182 South Service Rd. W., Oakville, ON, L6L 5T7


Holiday Inn Oakville

590 Argus Rd, Oakville, ON L6J 3J3

(905) 842-5000

Our Training Courses attract students from all over Canada, as such planning your stay for the 3 day duration can be very important. For this reason we have some suggestions to make your stay with us easy and engaging. If you require further clarification please contact a member of our staff.

Holiday Inn Oakville

This Holiday Inn is inexpensive and in close proximity to local restaurants. It is a 5 minute drive from the SONAX CANADA facility or a 5 min walk to Oakvile GO Bus Station where the number 10 bus can drop students off directly in front of the facility.