• Process Quality Control (PQC 601)

    Continue to Advance Your Wood Finishing Career


    PQC 601 – Course Description

    Process Quality Control (PQC 601).  This two day course is dedicated to instruct in the science of maintaining consistency and quality throughout the finishing process.  Master the science of maintaining consistency and quality throughout the finishing process.

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    Don’t see a date that fits your schedule?  AWFI will work with you to set up a class at your convenience.  Call 1 (888) 840-2934 to discuss dates.  You may also be interested in Consortium Training, or On-Site Company Training, or In-Lab Training.

PQC 601 Course Brochure


  • Controlling color consistency on substrate

    Incoming material audits

    In-process inspections

    Writing Standard Operating Procedures

    Using best practice standards

  • Incoming substrate quality audits

    In-process inspections and audits

    Developing visual go and no go panels

    Setting up- process step panels

    Final product quality checks

  • Data collection and process tracking

    In addition, you will also learn about, and experiment with different kinds of testing such as:

    Adhesion Testing

    Chemical Resistance Testing

    UV Resistance Testing

  • Small Class Size (Max. 6-10)

    Hands On Training

  • Gain Quality & Consistency

    Deliver the Right Solution


  • • 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

Anyone who wants to improve or learn about finishing in order to gain a competitive advantage for your finishing operation is welcome to attend. 


  • Day One
    Session 1 – Lecture  |  Controlling Color Consistency on Substrate
    Session 2 – Lecture  |  Incoming Material Audits
    Session 3 – Lecture  |  In-Process Inspections
    Session 4 – Lecture  |  Writing Standard Operating Procedures
    Session 5 – Hands-on  |  Incoming Substrate Quality Audits
    Session 6 – Hands-on  |  In-Process Inspections and Audits

  • Day Two
    Session 1 – Hands-on  | Developing Visual ‘Go’ and ‘No Go’ Panels
    Session 2 – Hands-on  |  Setting Up Process Step Panels
    Session 3 – Hands-on  |  Final Product Quality Checks
    Session 4 – Lecture & Hands-on  |  Data Collection and Process Tracking
    Session 5 – Roundtable  |  Problem Solving & Participant Interaction

Please Note: Course can be customized based on your specific shop applications

  • Reduce Re-Works

  • Great for Troubleshooting New Processes

PRICING:  Process Quality Control Course

In-Lab Price:  $ 1,095 /person

Call (888) 840 – 2934 for Consortium & On-Site Pricing

Process Quality Control Course Includes…

  • Two Days of Process Quality Control Instruction

  • Certificate of Completion

  • All Course-related Handouts & Lecture Material

  • Catered in Lunch

Pre-Requisites:  No pre-requisites required.

Discount(s):  Sign up for IWF 102 at the same time for a full week at a discounted price.

How to Enroll

  • Choose Any In-Lab Training Course offerings from AWFI

  • Download a Seminar/Course Registration Form Below

  • Email the completed Registration Form to info@awfi.org.

    Call (888) 840-2934 anytime for questions and to provide payment information.

  • Multiple Attendees Discount

    Receive a 30% Discount for same company and same classes. (Excludes AFF 402 & CMW 410+)

  • Solution Package

    Check out a bundled Solution Package with Finish Genius Pro+ and receive a discount on In-Lab Training.


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  • Customized Training….Always Available

    If you have a specific requirement in mind for your In Lab Training Facility personnel, get in touch and we will customize the program to get you results.  Use the form below or call (888) 840 – 2934 to get started.

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