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Application and Training

CERAKOTE® is a professionally applied OEM finish. NIC Industries offers the only one-on-one training program for Cerakote in North America. You will receive individual training at our state-of-the-art facilities in White City, Oregon. Our expert trainers will provide you the training you need for your industry. Each class is tailored to fit your needs to be successful at coating products in your industry. We regularly work with manufacturers, coating companies, OEMs, and a variety of custom shops.

Please review each document for more information on benefits of becoming a Certified Cerakote Applicator, travel, and our general training outline. It is best to start the process by filling out our application. Answering these questions will help us get a better understanding of who you are and what you are wanting to accomplish. Once the application is sent, we will verify the market area you are in is not saturated as we review your application (if applicable). The total cost of the class is due up front to secure your spot in our next available class.


  • $2,150 for the first person
  • $1,650 for the second person
  • $1,150 for each additional person

Please feel free to contact us at CertifiedApplicators@Cerakote.com if you have any questions about training.

To apply to become a Certified Applicator, click here.

Certified Applicator Advanced Training

Advanced Training is available to all current Certified Applicators. We are proud to offer advanced training to our Certified Network at a discounted rate. Contact us for more information.

Manufacturers / High-Volume Applicators

Please feel free to contact us directly to inquire about training options for you. Expedited training may be available. You can also visit our Contact Us page to find more information about Cerakote in your specific industry or to ask about our free demo program.

International Training

Training to become a Cerakote Certified Applicator is also available through one of our distributors in Australia, Germany, Japan, United Kingdom and Hong Kong. You are welcome to attend training at any of their locations or at our headquarters in Oregon.

Australia - SLR Coatings

Website: www.slrcoatings.com.au
Email: info@slrcoatings.com.au

United Kingdom - Cerakote UK

Website: www.cerakote.co.uk
Email: enquiries@cerakote.co.uk

Germany & Austria - PBN Coatings

Website: www.cerakote.de
Email: info@pbncoatings.de

Hong Kong - Cerakote Hong Kong

Website: www.cerakote.com.hk
Email: info@cerakote.com.hk

Cerakote Europe

Website: www.cerakoteeu.com
Email: enquiries@cerakoteEU.com

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{{ itemJustAddedToCart.product.name }} Swatches are aluminum panels sprayed with Cerakote for DEMONSTRATION AND COLOR REPRESENTATION PURPOSES ONLY. If you desire a testing sample please contact us at info@cerakote.com If your order contains an "Out of Stock" swatch, we will create that swatch for you, then ship your entire swatch order. This can take up to two weeks.
If all swatches are IN STOCK it will ship in 1-3 business days via 2nd Day Air.

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