Training Accredited Package

Training Accredited Package

MPI’s Training Accredited package is a discounted 3 course training bundle consisting of the following courses:

  • MPI Level 1 Essentials or Paint and Painting Technology
  • MPI Level 2a Architectural Painting
  • MPI Level 2b Maintenance Repainting

Successful completion of the Level 1 and both Level 2 courses will grant you recognition as "MPI Training Accredited”. This is the preferred industry minimum level of training for contractors and a requirement in some project specifications.

 



 

PriceUS$2,340.00
List PriceUS$2,600.00

Once purchased you will have 90 days access to the Level 1 course. Upon successful completion of the level 1 course you will immediately be given 90 days access to the Level 2a Architectural Painting course and then finally the Level 2b Maintenance Repainting.

MPI Level 1 Essentials or Paint and Painting Technology
Topics Covered:

  • Paint technology and types
  • Concepts of color
  • Paint application
  • Best safety practices
  • Basics of specifications and standards
  • Environmental regulations and compliance

Course Format: Course and Exam are online
Duration: 90 days to complete exam from date of registration
Exam Format: Multiple Choice, Timed exam
Minimum Passing Grade: 75% or greater to pass
Prerequisites: None
Required for:
MPI Level 2A Architectural Coatings Specialist and MPI Level 2B Training Maintenance Coatings Specialist
Accredition Received: Architectural Coating Technologist (ACT)
Upon successful completion of this course, graduates will receive: ACT accreditation and badge to use in email signatures


MPI Level 2a Architectural Painting
Description: MPI’s Level 2A training is the definitive course on new construction painting with a focus on how to assure success and avoid costly do-overs when working on buildings and commercial/institutional structures.
Topics Covered:

 

  • How to review basic paint specifications for new construction
  • Identify common flaws and defects in uncoated substrates
  • Evaluate existing condition of 25 of the most commonly used architectural substrates
  • How to select an appropriate system depending on substrate and exposure environment
  • Best practices for surface preparation
  • Basic quality control techniques

Course Format: Course is online. Exam is online and requires photo ID and Skype
Duration: 90 days to complete exam from date of registration
Exam Format: Proctored exam, taken online via Skype
Minimum Passing Grade: 75% or greater to pass
Prerequisites: MPI Level 1 Essentials of Paint and Painting Technology
Required for: MPI Level 3 Inspection
Accredition Received: Architectural Coating Specialist (ACS)
Upon successful completion of this course, graduates will receive:

  • ACS accreditation and badge to use in email signatures.
  • 1 year subscription to Architectural Painting Specification Manual

MPI Level 2b Maintenance Repainting
Description: MPI’s Level 2B training is the definitive course on maintenance repainting with a focus on how to assure success and avoid costly do-overs when working on buildings and commercial/institutional structures.
Topics Covered:

  • How to write basic paint specifications for maintenance projects
  • Identify common flaws and defects in existing coatings/substrates
  • Evaluate existing condition of 25 of the most commonly used architectural substrates with MPI’s DSD (Degree of Surface Degradation) System
  • How to select an appropriate system depending on substrate, DSD level of existing coating and exposure environment
  • Best practices for surface preparation
  • Basic quality control techniques

Course Format: Course is online. Exam is online and requires photo ID and Skype
Duration: 90 days to complete exam from date of registration
Exam Format: Proctored exam, taken online via Skype
Minimum Passing Grade: 75% or greater to pass
Prerequisites: MPI Level 1 Essentials of Paint and Painting Technology
Required for: MPI Level 3 Inspection
Accredition Received: Maintenance Coating Specialist (MCS)
Upon successful completion of this course, graduates will receive:

  • MCS accreditation and badge to use in email signatures.
  • 1 year subscription to Maintenance Repainting Manual
  • MPI’s Identifiers and Defects.

Disclaimer. You must successfully complete the Level 1 course before taking either of the Level 2 courses.

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