Car Care Skill

How Sonax Detailing Academy Can Transform Your Car Care Skills

At Sonax, we’re not just about providing top-of-the-line car care products; we’re about transforming the way you maintain your vehicle. Welcome to our Sonax Detailing Academy, where we take your passion for cars and elevate it to an art form.

Imagine mastering the intricacies of car detailing, guided by experts who share your enthusiasm. Whether you’re a beginner or looking to refine your skills, we’ve designed courses to suit every level. Curious about what makes each level unique? Reach out to us – let’s embark on this journey together and unlock the full potential of your car care abilities.

Perfect Your Skills

Embark on a transformative journey with the SONAX Detailing Academy. Here, you have the unique opportunity to absorb vital knowledge from our master trainers, seasoned professionals who are the embodiment of expertise in car detailing.

It’s not just about learning; it’s about perfecting your skills under the tutelage of the best in the business. Our tailored sessions are designed to refine your technique, ensuring that every swirl of the cloth and every polish application elevates your proficiency. Join us and redefine what it means to be skilled in the art of car detailing.

Learn from the Best

Step into the realm of professional car care with our training courses at the SONAX Detailing Academy. Led by our esteemed SONAX master trainer, Chris Channon, each session is an immersion into a meticulously crafted training process.

This curriculum isn’t just a collection of techniques; it’s the culmination of extensive development and rigorous testing by SONAX in Germany. It’s a proven blueprint for success, designed to empower you with unparalleled expertise in car detailing. Continue reading to learn more about the courses we have available.

Our Courses

Here at Sonax, we offer four different courses to suit all requirements. These courses are as follows:

  • Basic
  • Expert
  • Coatings
  • Certified Dealer

Keep reading for a more informative breakdown of what each course entails, and who each course is for.


Embark on a day-long journey of discovery with our ‘Basic’ course at the SONAX Detailing Academy. From 9 am to 4 pm, under the guidance of a SONAX master trainer, you’ll delve into the essential techniques and knowledge required for professional vehicle valeting. We cap the experience at just six participants, ensuring an intimate setting for personalised learning at our on-site seminar.

At £150 per person, this course provides a comprehensive look at vehicle assessment and rejuvenation. You’ll learn how to conduct a thorough vehicle check, diagnose conditions, and master exterior and engine cleaning, alongside paintwork restoration. The interior cleaning module ensures you understand every aspect of car detailing.

We’ll also equip you with foundational insights into paintwork structure, condition determination, and the finesse of both rotational and orbital polishing techniques. Sealants won’t be a mystery anymore; you’ll apply them with confidence and conduct a meticulous final check to ensure a flawless finish.


Next up is our ‘Expert’ course. This one-day intensive seminar, running from 9 am to 4 pm, is a bespoke experience facilitated by a Sonax master trainer, where you’re not just a participant but a contributor, steering the day’s focus. We limit the group to a maximum of six, fostering an environment ripe for individual attention and in-depth exploration.

Your investment of £150 per person is the gateway to mastering specialised work procedures, from exterior cleaning to sanding techniques. In Module 1, we begin with a diagnosis, honing in on your predetermined areas of interest.

Module 2 escalates your skill in evaluating paintwork conditions and perfecting your polishing prowess, both rotational and orbital. Module 3 brings it all together with special applications, ensuring a grand finale with a final check to admire your craftsmanship. Await the announcement of our upcoming dates to secure your spot in this elite seminar.


Dive into the world of elite car detailing with our ‘Coatings’ course at the Sonax Detailing Academy, where mastery meets craftsmanship. Under the guidance of a Sonax master trainer, this intensive one-day session, running from 9 am to 4 pm, is a deep dive into paintwork perfection.

You’ll learn the critical techniques of preparing paintwork for sealing, with a hands-on approach to all Sonax sealing products, and a special emphasis on the esteemed PROFILINE Ceramic Coating CC36.

Sonax Profiline Ceramic Coating Cc36

Held on-site, the course welcomes up to six individuals, ensuring a personalised and focused experience. Priced at £200 per person, the value is immeasurable. You’ll start with Module 1, diagnosing and meticulously cleaning the exterior. Module 2 will see you mastering paintwork preparation, both rotational and orbital.

Finally, in Module 3, you’ll gain foundational knowledge of various sealants, their application, and the all-important final check. Dates are to be determined, promising an enriching journey into the art of car coatings.

Certified Dealer

Lastly, embark on an intensive three-day journey to mastery with our ‘Certified Dealer’ course. You’ll dive into the realms of the ‘Basic’, ‘Expert’, and ‘Coatings’ seminars, delivered in a seamless, back-to-back format that guarantees a comprehensive learning experience. Each day, from 9:00 to 16:00, you’ll explore an array of sophisticated techniques and procedures designed to transform and correct any vehicle.

With an exclusive group of up to six participants, you’ll receive undivided attention, ensuring you absorb the wealth of knowledge imparted. The course takes you from understanding Sonax’s philosophy and products to mastering interior and exterior cleaning, decontamination, polishing, and coating application.

Every module is structured to deepen your expertise, culminating in practical sessions where theory meets action.

Priced at £500 per person, upcoming dates include 8th April, 13th May, and 1st July. Upon completion, you’ll not just leave with enhanced skills but with certificates recognising your new proficiency in each seminar. Join us on site for this transformative course, where you’ll emerge not just as a detailer, but as a Sonax-certified ambassador of vehicle perfection.

Get in Touch

If you’re eager to delve deeper into the world of car detailing and wish to learn more about our Sonax Detailing Academy, we’re here to guide you every step of the way. Give us a ring on 07738 642551 to chat directly with one of our experts.

Prefer email? Drop us a line at, and we’ll get back to you with all the information you need. Alternatively, our contact form is always open for your enquiries. We’re passionate about sharing our knowledge and helping you elevate your car care skills. Let’s connect and start this exciting journey together!

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