• Consortium Training

    Training Skilled Workforce for the Future


Regional Cost Effective Training

AWFI provides customized consortium training to meet your groups specific training needs. All industry sectors training is offered in your regional location.  Our team will collaborate with your companies to setup a training program at a facility that provides the resources required for the training.

Consortium Training Features & Benefits

  • Cost Effective for Small to Mid Size Shops

    Localized Training

    Group Interaction

  • Targeted Curriculum

    Customize Training to Regional Process Requirements

    Reduces Travel Time and Expenses

  • Mutually Select Coating Materials

    Shared Expenses

    Provides Training in Real-World Production

  • Build Confidence in Your Team and Increase Your Own Skills

    Supplier Resource Information

    Produce Samples and Prototypes from Process Training

  • Completing the Knowledge Loop

    Learn Under Professional Supervision

    Attendee Interaction

Who do We Train

Industry Sectors Trained

Experienced and Trained Finishers, Building Knowledge for the Future


  • • New Employees & Personnel

    • Trainers

    • Finishing & Paint Shop Supervisors

    • Staining and Glazing Technicians

    • Department Managers

  • • Small & Mid Size Shop Owners

    • Color Designers and Stylists

    • Finishing Team Leaders

    • Quality Control Personnel

    • Line Operators

  • • Middle Management

    • Product & Equipment Supplier Salespeople

    • Process Engineers

    • Lean Manufacturing Team

Consortium Training Programs

  • Industrial Wood Finishing (IWF 101)

  • Advanced Industrial Wood Finishing (IWF 102)

  • Antiquing & Glazing for Wood (AGW 201)

  • Color Matching for Wood (CMW 310)

  • Industrial Polyester, Polyurethane (IPO 320)

  • Industrial Paint & Pigment Coatings (IPP 330)

  • Compliant Water Based Finishing (WBF 501)

  • Process Quality Control
    (PQC 601)

  • Spray Operator Training
    (SOT 701)

  • Maintenance Painting & Sandblasting (MPS 401)

Where We Train

Any Manufacturer’s Facility located worldwide.  AWFI will coordinate a facility for convenient training location.


  • Option 1:  Short Term Training

    Minimum of 3 days priced hourly plus travel time and expenses. Call for free project consultation and estimate of scope of training, hours required, training plan, and quote.

    Option 2: Flat Rate Training

    Offered on-site at discounted flat fee of $4000/week plus expenses to share among participating consortium attendees. Call for free estimate of scope of training, hours required, training plan, and total price.

  • Complete the Knowledge Loop

    Automate your finishing operation and keep educating your future finishing team.  Plus, enjoy ongoing AWFI training and process support.

    • Get Started with Consortium Training

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    • Questions?  Use the form on the left or call (888) 840 – 2934 to get started.  AWFI has successfully implemented custom Consortium based training solutions around the world.  All sized shops are welcome to send their finishing or paint crew.  We would be happy to provide you with a list of companies as references and testimonials.