Auto Refinish Training Center


The Auto Refinish Training Centre, Auckland is a privately owned and operated refinish training centre.

The Smits Group Auto Refinish Training Centre is one of the most advanced facilities of its kind. This world class leading facility sets new standards for Refinish training in New Zealand, for design, equipment and quality of training seminars and has been said by many to be the best in Australasia and one of the world's best.

The perfect place to improve your skills, the centre has been designed to meet the demands of a wide range of visitors, from Paint Technicians and Bodyshop Managers, Insurance Companies, Vehicle Manufacturers, Valets, to car enthusiasts. Courses range from all aspects of automotive painting, professional polishing and DIY car care.

The high demand for training courses has justified our investment in this major construction project, built at a cost well in excess of 1 million dollars. The planning process alone took over 2 years, and when on site it is clear to see why. Attention to detail is striking, and the overall effect is quite stunning, superbly finished to the highest of global standards that is the envy of the industry.

The Smits Group provides the very best training experience for our customers and users. Priority in Training The Refinish Industry is going through constant change with repair technology becoming increasingly complex and environmental legislation growing ever tougher. The bodyshop needs to learn new techniques and working practices in order to remain successful, and the Auto Refinish Training Centre can be a key to your future, as we are committed to providing expert training in all aspects of Automotive Refinishing.

Through this training we aim to improve professional refinishing skills and therefore to improve the efficiency and profitability of your business. Successful trainees receive a certificate at the end of the seminar, which will assist you in demonstrating to customers the excellence of your service.

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