Two-Part Certificate Composite Course

This course consists of two parts. The first two days are an introductory course with general information about composite repair as well as lab activities. The second part is a more advanced course consisting of three days with more detail and lab activities. A final exam will be given on the last day.

Two day curriculum includes:

  • Composites
  • Assessing and repairing damage and why it occurs
  • Working with chemicals
  • Tools of the trade
  • Safety
  • Fiber reinforcement (carbon & Kevlar)
  • Resin
  • Surface preparation
  • The use of fillets and tabbing
  • Fiber/ Resin content - burn test

Three day advanced curriculum includes:

  • Types of cores (wood, foam, polypropylene)
  • Core composite repair
  • Osmotic blister repair
  • Fairing techniques
  • Insurance work & estimating discussions

Training Dates @ Location TBD:

Tuition Introduction Advanced Five Day Course
ABBRA members $495 $795 $1,195
Non-ABBRA members $795 $995 $1,495

For more information or a more detailed course outline, please call Douglas Leigh at 401-739-5000 or email