Auto Detailing Training
The ESOTERIC Elite Detailer Academy
Presented by Todd Cooperider
Over the years of writing detailing articles and educational material, I received countless requests for auto detailing training from professional detailers that were interested in stepping up their paint correction skills. Given that demand, I established the ESOTERIC Elite Detailer Academy in 2012 where detailers from around the world could attend and learn not only the most modern and responsible paint correction techniques, but they will also be trained on on a wide variety of products and tools that they might not have had had exposure to otherwise.
The training course is primarily for those already working in the detailing and paint correction industry who already have at least some level of experience working with machine polishing, however the course is set up so that beginners can attend the class and not feel overwhelmed. Even if you have already been through another training school for detailing, this will be a great opportunity for continued education. I have trained many detailers who have already attended other courses, and they have been simply amazed at how much more they were able to learn! Each class will be limited to 4 students in order to maximize the amount of time I can dedicate to each individual.
This intensive 2-day course will be held regularly at the beautiful Esoteric Auto Detail headquarters in New Albany (Columbus), Ohio.
While final course curriculum may be adjusted to suit the needs of each incoming class, we will be focusing and offering the following:
- Learning the latest and most effective paint polishing and compounding techniques
- Introduction to a variety of polishes, and how to maximize their effectiveness
- How to read and react to different paint types
- Polishing for paint perfection
- The responsibilities pertaining to paint preservation
- The different levels of paint correction, and how to make them profitable
- Introduction to coatings, coating maintenance, and product training for GYEON Quartz and KAMIKAZE lines.
- In some classes we will have either guest highline detailers, or manufacturer representatives in attendance
- Other detailing topics depending on the wants and needs of each individual class
SIGNING UP FOR YOUR CLASS WAS ONE OF THE BEST DECISIONS I EVER MADE WHEN IT COMES TO GETTING MY BUSINESS GOING. THANK YOU FOR EVERYTHING!Mike from Chicago
In addition to advanced detailing training, the class will also spend some time on the subjects of sales, marketing, and business administration (time permitting). During the 22 years that I spent working in the motorcycle industry, I not only had experience at all levels of business (purchasing, product development, sales), but I also spent over 9 years as a regional sales and marketing manager in charge of 15 district managers, 600 dealerships, and $50M in sales revenue. As you can imagine, this gave me a well rounded practical education on business that can be directly applied to your detailing business.
Some of the planned sales and marketing topics will be:
- Effective sales & marketing strategies to help grow your busines
- Social networking
- Selling detailing services and optional pricing
- How to be profitable!
- Open discussions
So if you’re looking to take your detailing and paint correction skills to the next level (or two), and you also wish to learn more about sales, marketing, and even photography to improve your business, then let’s get you on the schedule for the next class. Everything about the training, the facility, the organization, and the weekend will be first class…professionalism is key in everything that we do!
THANK YOU AGAIN TODD IT WAS AN AMAZING LEARNING EXPERIENCE AND I WOULD HIGHLY RECOMMEND IT TO ANY DETAILER NEW OR SEASONED TO ATTEND THIS CLASSDustin from Maryland
Elite Detailer Academy 2017 Class Schedule
Elite Detailer Academy 2018 Class Schedule
January 25-26 | February 23-23 | March 29-30 | April 26-27 | May 24-25 | June 28-29 | August 23-24 | September 27-28 | October 25-26 | December 6-7
To inquire about upcoming classes, please call ESOTERIC at 614-855-6855, or email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Tuition Fees: The cost of the 2-day course is $1,500. To secure a spot, a 50% non-refundable deposit is required, then the balance is due 2 weeks prior to the course. Full payment in advance is also available.
Flights: For those flying in for the class, you should arrive at the Columbus International Airport (code: CMH). The hotels are close by, and our facility is 10 minutes away. In most cases, a rental car will not be needed!
Hotels: For students driving in, you can pretty much stay anywhere you like. For those flying in, we recommend the following hotels so that we can arrange transportation for you to and from our facilities.
Courtyard by Marriott – New Albany [visit site]. Right around the corner from the ESOTERIC Headquarters.
NOTE: The training course will not be available for those residing or working in Ohio.