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We are based in Inverness, a 1 hour flight from London and a 3-4 hour drive from Glasgow/Edinburgh. We provide a 4 week intensive surface repair training course in our training centre using the latest techniques and products available. The course is delivered by our experienced Surface Repair Trainer who has trained and helped create over 60 successful surface repair businesses over the past 10 years.
The training course is one price; there are no hidden costs. Our course consists of learning how to repair any damage such as burns, marks, chips, splits, holes, dents, scratches, missing pieces, etc to any hard surface including baths, worktops, glass, brick/stone, caravans, kitchen units, sinks, meter/gas boxes, laminates, window frames, doors, flooring, tiles, furniture, the list is endless. On week 4 you leave us with your business in a van ready to start work. We are not a franchise so there are no costly monthly fees or contracts.
The course consists of one cost which covers the 4 week training course, 4 star accommodation, surface repair kit worth over £7,000 which is issued on the last day of training, kit details, supplier details, our supplier discounts, IOSH course, CSCS test, face fit test, van wrapping, van racking and on-going support and technical updates throughout your surface repair career. You will be issued with the templates/documents you will need to run the admin side of your business. In the 4 weeks you gain a whole new business ready to start work from week 5. If you expand your business in the future you have the option of having your employees fully trained within 4 weeks at a heavily discounted price. Our next available training dates are 13 August to 7 September, 10 September to 5 October, 29 October to 23 November and 26 November to 21 December.
The surface repair industry is utilised by many industry sectors but proves very popular with all major building and construction companies throughout the UK. This is a great training course if you are looking to start a business in a short space of time.
Our owner, trainer and surface repair expert, Gary Nicholls, left school at 16 years old and went straight to work on the building sites as a Labourer. He then went on to become a Brickies Labourer. After a few years he completed a modern apprenticeship in bricklaying. The recession hit his area in 2008 resulting in work drying up for new built houses which led to his interest in the surface repair industry. He started his business, Highland Property Doctor, in 2008. He became so busy he couldn’t keep up with demand so had to grow and take on employees. In 2016 he was the co-founder of a franchise business in surface repair. It was his role to train all employees and franchisees in surface repair. After a successful 2 years in this role he decided to leave the partnership and start his own business offering surface repair training to anybody wanting to start a surface repair business.