PPG Knowledge College™

Dear PPG Platinum Distributor™ network,

As PPG strives to offer a variety of flexible training solutions, we are pleased to announce that virtual and live (in-person) instruction options are available exclusively for our PPG Platinum Distributor™ group. Classes include:

  • Consultative Sales Skills (formerly Guide to Collision Center Profitability)
  • New! Refinish Automotive and Commercial Selling Skills
  • New! Store Managers Sales and Service Leadership
  • New! Earning the Business and Keeping the Customer - Automotive Refinish Selling Skills
  • Value-based Strategic Selling Skills
  • Competitive Edge Commercial Selling Skills

Virtual Classes:

  • The format is live instruction presented online.
  • Click here to view the available classes and register.
  • The fee is $360 per class, and credit cards are accepted online.

Live (In-person) Instruction:

  • To schedule in-person courses, complete the registration form and email it to Ann Talvacchio at atalvacchio@ppg.com.
  • These sessions are $750. After the class is complete, the distributor will be billed electronically.

As a reminder, training courses offered to our PPG Platinum Distributor™ network count toward the End-of-Year Platinum Rebate requirement for Continuous Improvement as outlined below:

  • One person from each distributor store location must complete one distribution-focused PPG Knowledge College™ course; or attend a live or virtual training workshop at the distributor’s expense.

Classes will be available in French and Spanish by June.

If you have any questions, please contact Platinum Headquarters at 1-800-647-6050. Choose option 8 for programs and training.