Sign Academy South Africa's 2 Day Comprehensive Vehicle Branding Foundation Course covering industry standard methods and techniques of Vinyl Application for Vehicle Branding and Signage purposes. (Vinyl Wrapping not included in this training course).



Fundamentals of Vinyl Application for Vehicle Branding and Signage

  • Introduction to Vinyl Application for Vehicle Branding & Signage
  • Overview of vinyl types and their applications in vehicle branding and signage
  • Importance of proper surface preparation and cleaning

Tools and Equipment

  • Introduction to essential tools and equipment for vinyl application
  • Demonstration of tools usage and safety precautions

Handling of Vinyl / Cutting and Weeding Techniques

  • Hands-on practice with cutting of vinyl and weeding
  • Vinyl Design and Layout

Hands-On Practical Assignments: Vinyl Layout and Preparation on Vehicle

  • Participants design and prepare vinyl graphics for application on vehicles
  • Guidance and feedback from instructors
  • Surface Preparation
  • Importance of proper surface preparation for vinyl application
  • Techniques for cleaning and priming vehicle surfaces

Vinyl Application Techniques Part 1: Flat Surfaces

  • Step-by-step guide to vinyl application on flat surfaces of vehicles
  • Demonstration of techniques for minimizing air bubbles and wrinkles
  • Advanced Vinyl Application Techniques for Vehicle Branding and Signage

Vinyl Application Techniques Part 2: Curved Surfaces

  • Techniques for vinyl application on curved surfaces, such as bumpers and fenders
  • Hands-on practice with curved surface application
  • Door Jambs and Difficult Areas
  • Strategies for tackling door jambs, handles, and other challenging areas
  • Tips for achieving seamless transitions between vinyl panels

Trimming and Finishing

  • Techniques for trimming excess vinyl and achieving clean edges
  • Discussion on finishing touches and quality control

Maintenance and Care

  • Best practices for maintaining vinyl graphics on vehicles
  • Tips for cleaning and preserving vinyl for longevity

Troubleshooting and Q&A

  • Common issues encountered during vinyl application and how to troubleshoot them
  • Opportunity for participants to ask questions and seek clarification


Conclusion: Upon completion of this two-day foundation course, participants will have gained a comprehensive understanding of industry-standard methods and techniques for vinyl application in vehicle branding and signage. They will have acquired practical skills through hands-on workshops and be equipped to apply vinyl graphics effectively and professionally on various types of vehicles.

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  • We provide all materials & tools for training purposes

  • Free Basic Tool Kit

  • Free T-Shirt

  • Certificates are issued on the day of completion providing you with immediate Industry Credibility

  • Training manuals E-mailed in digital format

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