Basic University Online

Basic Coatings is committed to education and expanding the knowledge of its customers. With that vision, we are pleased to offer you Basic Coatings University! We have developed a series of training classes (both online and onsite) to give you the most up-to-date information on our products along with the corresponding proper application methods. And the best part? All of the courses are free!

Whether you are a contractor or a distributor, our training courses are designed to help deliver additional value to your customers by recommending, selling and ultimately using the right products for the job. Upon successfully completing all four classes, we will ship you a Basic Coatings Polo shirt!

For more information, contact your local Basic Coatings Sales Representative or call 800-441-1934.

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Basic University Online

  1. Wood Floor Cleaning and Maintenance

  2. TyKote Dust-Free System

  3. Wood Floor Craftsman

  4. Sports Floor

Complete all four training courses and receive a Basic Coatings polo shirt!


Basic Coatings University Onsite Training

Back to Basics Regional Training School

Join us at The Cleaners Depot in Nashville, TN on June 20 for a 'Back to Basics' Regional Training School! This class will include basic principles and advanced recoating techniques.

To Register call 615-244-3661 or download the flyer below for more information:

Back to Basics Regional Training School June 20, 2019

Basic Coatings HyperTone Stain Regional Demo Day

Join us at Horizon Forest Products in Beltsville, MD on June 27 to see our NEW HyperTone Waterbased Stains in action. Please NOTE demo times are at 8:00 AM and 4:00 PM EST.

To Register call 301-419-0033 or download the flyer below for more information:

Basic Coatings HyperTone Stain Demo Day June 27, 2019

Advanced Recoating Class

Back to School with Basic Coatings University

Join us at our training center in Bowling Green, Ohio for an Advanced Hardwood Recoating class! This class will include advanced recoating techniques including:

  • Board repair and replacement
  • Mechanical and chemical bonding
  • Equipment training
  • Inspecting, quoting jobs and selling
  • Become a Basic Coatings Certified Contractor
  • How to make more money in 2019!

But wait…there’s more! This training is approved for 2 IICRC continuing education credits or 2 NWFA education credits.

To Register click on one of the dates below:

NWFA Advanced Recoating Class August 13-15, 2019
Basic Coatings Advanced Recoating Class October 22-25, 2019

NWFA Intermediate Sand and Finish School

Prerequisites: 1 year of Sand & Finish experience OR attendance at the Basic Sand & Finish school or Principles of Wood Flooring, Plus completion of the NWFA University Sand & Finish safety course.

This 3-day course includes in depth training on general equipment maintenance, sanding multiple flooring types, including a variety of species, unfinished, factory finished, engineered and multi-directional flooring. The attendee will learn the art of flattening a floor, minimizing the scratch patterns and efficient use of the equipment. On the finishing side, the attendee will learn about and practice with stain application, sealers, natural oils, waxes, colorants, reactive conditioners, finish application, scraping, repairs, board replacement, recoats and final coat application.

Receive three continuing certification units upon completion. Completion of this course qualifies the attendee for the Advanced Finish course. Completion of this course along with the Intermediate Installation course qualifies the attendee for the Master Craftsman course, and the Inspector school.

To Register click on one of the dates below:

NWFA Intermediate Sand and Finish School November 5-7, 2019