Daily Schedule

PDA's Applicator Spray Course was previously a six (6) day training course. However, in 2019 after feedback from previous attendees it was shortened to a five (5) day course and only runs the duration of a business week. The course schedule is below, and you can use this link to download a .pdf.

Day One – Monday                      Basic Course
8 – 10 a.m.                                    Surface Preparation
10-10:45a.m.                                 Unit 1 – Safety
10:45 a.m. – Noon                        Unit 2 – Equipment
Noon – 1 p.m.                               Lunch
1 – 3 p.m.                                      Unit 2 – Equipment (continued)
3 – 5 p.m.                                      Unit 3 – Spray Guns Review
5 p.m.                                            Dismiss for day
 
Day Two – Tuesday                     Basic Course
8 – 9:45 a.m.                                 Unit 4 – Chemical Technology
9:45 – 11 a.m.                               Unit 5 – Plural Component Spray Technology
11 a.m. – Noon                             Unit 6 – Equipment Troubleshooting
Noon - 1 p.m.                                Lunch
1 – 5 p.m.                                      Field Spray Time
5 p.m.                                            Dismiss for day
 
Day Three – Wednesday             Basic Course
8 – 8:45 a.m.                                 Unit 7 – Specifications
8:45 – 10 a.m.                               Unit 8 – Inspections QC
10 – 11:30 a.m.                             Unit 9 – Installation Defects
11:30 – 12:30                                 Basic Course Final Exam
12:30 p.m.                                     Lunch (or dismissal of Basic Course attendees)
 
Day Three – Wednesday             Advanced Course
1 – 1:30 p.m.                                 Unit 1 – Safety Overview
1:30 – 3:30 p.m.                            Unit 2 – Equipment Overview
3:30 – 5 p.m.                                 Unit 3 – Spray Guns
5 p.m.                                            Dismiss for day
 
Day Four – Thursday                   Advanced Course
8 – 9:30 a.m.                                 Unit 3 – Spray Guns (cont.)
9:30 – 11 a.m.                               Unit 4 – Chemical Tech Overview
11 a.m. – Noon                              Unit 5 – Surface Prep Overview
Noon                                              Lunch
1 – 3 p.m.                                      Unit 6 – Specification In-Depth
3 – 5 p.m.                                      Unit 7 – Estimating Overview
5 p.m.                                            Dismiss for day
 
Day Five – Friday                          Advanced Course
8 – 10 a.m.                                    Unit 8 – Installation Defects In-Depth
10 a.m. – Noon                              Unit 9 – Equipment Troubleshooting
Noon                                              Lunch
1 – 3 p.m.                                      Unit 10 – Inspection In-Depth
3 – 4:30 p.m.                                 Advanced Applicator Course Final Exam
4:30 p.m.                                       Course dismissal