Affiliations & Certifications
As a member of the IDA we are able to connect with other professionals as well as attend training and certification events on a regular basis. This also helps us stay up to date with the industries most recent advancements in car care products and techniques as they become available.
IDA Certified Detailers who have their skills validated have demonstrated both the knowledge and the physical abilities required to achieve this designation by successfully passing both a written and physical exam.
Phase I - Written Exam
Consist of passing 10 different exams covering equipment use, chemicals, windows & trim, floors & carpet, seats, paint correction & protection, wheels & tires, proper washing technique, terminology, safety and compliance.
Phase II - Physical Exam
The Detailer must have already completed Phase I Certification, having passed the ten written exams, to fulfill the classification of Certified Detailer. Phase II Skills Validation testing demonstrates hands on skills and in-person testing by an IDA Recognized Trainer (CD-SV, RT) in areas covered in the written exams: Wash Bay/Prep, Interior, Exterior Paint Correction, and Finishing Steps. Each portion of the test is a one on one teacher to student session that must be completed with 80% accuracy or better.
McKinney Chamber of Commerce Member
Member since 2016
Certified Coatings Installer
Certified Coating Installers have successfully demonstrated an understanding of proper coating installation techniques and processes. A Detailier with this designation is qualified to install paint coatings.