Official Hydro Dip Certification & Training Course

Hydro Dip Training

Hydro-dip’s state-of-the-art training program is designed to educate individuals who are new to dipping as well as expand on the expertise of the experienced dipper. The program focuses on business operations, fundamental equipment, item preparation, various dipping and film specifications, rinse operations, and final top coat finishes and techniques. Each training is specifically designed to target the individual student’s level of experience and training goals.

1-day, 2-day, and 3-day courses available. Designed for 1-3 students with a fees from $800 to $2200 (tuition covers 1-3 students). Class times run from 8:00am-5:00pm Pacific Standard Time. Lunch is provided during a 1-hour break.Our optional 3-day training allows students a full day decorating personal items that may be used for marketing material to start your business off running. Additionally on of our master decorators will cover specialty paint products during this time. (ex. candy paints). The third day provides a great opportunity to create advertising products for a start up business or to perfect more complex dipping projects and paint systems.

Certification Program Topics

Business Operations:

  • Legal considerations
  • Customer Relations
  • Marketing and advertising
  • Web
  • Pricing
  • Tracking orders and work flow
  • Materials to keep in stock
  • Shipping and receiving


  • Dip tank
  • Rinse tank
  • Paint booth
  • Compressor
  • Water treatment
  • Spray guns
  • Fixtures
  • Air brush
  • Bead/sandblaster
Upon completion you will receive accreditation and graduation credentials as a Certified Master Decorator.

Please feel free to contact us should you have further questions or if you would like to schedule your training dates.  Hydro-Dip does require a non-refundable 50% down to secure your training dates

  •   Preparation of Items:
  • Materials
  • Cleaning
  • Handling
  • Primers/paints, etc.
  • Dipping and Film:
  • Types of film
  • Storing film
  • Making film flow
  • Various activators
  • Cutting activators
  • Techniques
Rinse Operations:
  • Equipment requirements
  • Water conditioning
  • Water temperatures
  • Handling
  • Discharge materials
Final Top Coating:
  • Spray booth operation
  • Prep and touch-up
  • Paint materials
  • Curing
  • Code requirements

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Hydro-Dip is located in Baker City, Oregon.

Hydro-Dip will also provide transportation to and from your motel and our facility if needed.

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Again, thank you for your interest in Hydro-Dip Training and we look forward to meeting you.


Team Hydrodip

Hydro-Dip, LLC