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PDAA Commercial and Fleet Certification (Fairfax, VA)

Fairfax , USA
10015 Main Street
Ray Weiss
703-359-1305
ray@sgia.org

PDAA is the only vinyl agnostic testing in the industry. SGIA's "Find an Installer" is the place to go to find a qualified installer, and this testing for Commercial and Fleet Graphics will allow the installer company to display this badge proudly.

Workshop and testing begins at 8:30 am each day.

Register to gain PDAA Certified Commercial and Fleet status for your company. Through PDAA certification, your company holds verified proof that it has the proficiency to do any commercial and fleet installation job with confidence. This certification event will be using various manufacturer vinyl for the test. Your company must be a corporate member of SGIA and have a PDAA Certified Installer on staff to be listed on the Find an Installer site.

Commercial and Fleet Testing will be on March 26.

March 25 will include training on choosing vinyl, brushing up on good cleaning and install techniques, along with proper post-heat procedure to ensure you are prepared for testing. The first day will be a chance to practice these techniques with the guidance of a PDAA certified installer.

Ken Burns from Axis Installations will cover techniques for successfully passing the certification test using any manufacturers vinyl. Brush up on any of the techniques, practice with Ken, or just learn new techniques.

For full information on the test and its requirements, please visit PDAA's Certification page to learn more about becoming PDAA Certified.

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You must pay ($50 for nonmembers) and take the online assessment (passing with 80%) or you will not be eligible to attend this certification. You must have completed this requirement prior to the certification date. If not, your registration will be cancelled and your monies may be refunded (see the cancellation policies regarding refunds).

This certification test is administered by Ken Burns with Axis Installations.

Upcoming Events

PDAA Commercial and Fleet Certification (Fairfax, VA)

Fairfax , USA
10015 Main Street
Ray Weiss
703-359-1305
ray@sgia.org

PDAA is the only vinyl agnostic testing in the industry. SGIA's "Find an Installer" is the place to go to find a qualified installer, and this testing for Commercial and Fleet Graphics will allow the installer company to display this badge proudly.

Workshop and testing begins at 8:30 am each day.

Register to gain PDAA Certified Commercial and Fleet status for your company. Through PDAA certification, your company holds verified proof that it has the proficiency to do any commercial and fleet installation job with confidence. This certification event will be using various manufacturer vinyl for the test. Your company must be a corporate member of SGIA and have a PDAA Certified Installer on staff to be listed on the Find an Installer site.

Commercial and Fleet Testing will be on March 26.

March 25 will include training on choosing vinyl, brushing up on good cleaning and install techniques, along with proper post-heat procedure to ensure you are prepared for testing. The first day will be a chance to practice these techniques with the guidance of a PDAA certified installer.

Ken Burns from Axis Installations will cover techniques for successfully passing the certification test using any manufacturers vinyl. Brush up on any of the techniques, practice with Ken, or just learn new techniques.

For full information on the test and its requirements, please visit PDAA's Certification page to learn more about becoming PDAA Certified.

pdaa_certified_logo_new


You must pay ($50 for nonmembers) and take the online assessment (passing with 80%) or you will not be eligible to attend this certification. You must have completed this requirement prior to the certification date. If not, your registration will be cancelled and your monies may be refunded (see the cancellation policies regarding refunds).

This certification test is administered by Ken Burns with Axis Installations.

Advocacy Updates

  • OSHA Increases Penalties For 2020

    January 15, 2020

    On January 15, 2020, Federal OSHA announced an increase to the maximum penalty an employer can be issued for violations. The new penalty levels will apply to all violations occurring after January 15, 2020. See inside for a comparison of 2019 vs. 2020 penalty rates.
  • SGIA Named to EPA’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee

    January 6, 2020

    After a meticulous selection process, SGIA was named to participate in EPA’s Clean Air Act Advisory Committee (CAAAC). The purpose of the CAAAC is to develop a diverse representative group to advise EPA on a variety of important air quality issues.
  • SGIA Joins Louisville, KY Workgroup on Air Pollution Emission Reductions

    January 6, 2020

    SGIA has joined the Louisville Metro Air Pollution Control District’s (APCD) Multipollutant Stakeholder Group (MPSG). This group will discuss current air pollution challenges and make recommendations for next steps to improve local air quality and reduce health impacts from air pollution. The MPSG will also look at reducing fine particulate pollution and air toxics, which may provide co-benefits to the effort to reduce ozone.

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