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Testing

Many installers are already very skilled, knowledgeable and ready to test. But should you need it, we have several opportunities available to enhance your skills. See the Training page for more information on training. Note that the tests for 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company and 3M Preferred Graphics Installer are exactly the same. There are multiple 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installer tests based on the Star level; please contact us to discuss which one is right for you.

3M Certified Graphics Installation Company Test

Note that the UASG has requirements prior to taking the test. To receive the 3M Certified Graphics Installation Company title, one must take the test through the UASG.

3M Center
Location: Bldg. 207 Application Center, St. Paul, MN
Testing Administrators: UASG Testing Administrators
Time Required: 2 days
Contact: Sharon Paxton
sharonp@uasg.org
telephone: 714-329-6156

3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test

The following options offer the same 3M test at both locations with all testing administrators.

3M Center
Location: Bldg. 207 Application Center, St. Paul, MN
Testing Administrators: 3M Graphics Authorized Testers from 3M Technical Service
Time Required: 2 days
Contact: 3minstallationprograms@mmm.com

3M Center
Location: Bldg. 207 Application Center, St. Paul, MN
Testing Administrators: 3M Preferred Graphics Installers from Wrap Experts
Time Required: 2 days
Contact: info@wrapexperts.com

Lowen Certified Training and Testing Facility
Location: Hutchinson, KS
Testing Administrators: 3M Graphics Authorized Testers from Lowen Certified
Time Required: 3 days
Contact: denniss@lowen.com or 888-201-8945 or visit www.lowencertified.com

Geek Wraps University
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
Testing Administrators: 3M Graphics Authorized Tester from Geek Wraps
Time Required: 2 days (testing can be booked Thursday and Friday of all Advanced Installer Training dates published on the training information page)
Contact: telephone: 954-351-1501 or training@geekwraps.com

J3 Industries
Location: Addison, Texas
Testing Administrators: 3M Graphics Authorized Testers J3 Industries
Time Required: 2 days (testing can be booked Thursday and Friday of all Advanced Installer Training dates published on the training information page)
Contact: Call Jeff Wagner at 817-875-4099 or email training@j3industries.net

3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installer Test (Training Available)

3M Center
Location: Bldg. 207 Application Center, St. Paul, MN
Testing Administrators: 3M Graphics Authorized Tester from 3M Technical Service
Time Required: 1/2 day
Contact: 3minstallationprograms@mmm.com

Accent Distributing
Location: 4123 Clark Rd., Sarasota, FL 34233
Testing Administrators: Dan Black, 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installer
Time Required: training/testing 1-2 day
Contact: please call 941-922-5268 or email dblack@accentdistributing.com

AeroTect Protective Films
Location: 1935 McKinley Ave. Ste F, La Verne, CA 91750
Testing Administrators: Jason Averweg, Francisco Castillo, 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installers
Time Required: Time Required: training/testing 1-2 day
Contact: please call (909) 596-0053 or email jason@aerotect.net

Interwest Distribution Company
Location: 2275 W Chenango Ave, #100, Littleton, CO 80120
Testing Administrators: Todd Bergman, 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installer
Time Required: Time Required: training/testing 1-2 day
Contact: please call 800-232-8468 or email todd@interwestdc.com

Quality Auto Trim
Location: 8710 E Appleway Blvd, Spokane Valley, WA 99212
Testing Administrators: Bob Findley, Matt Travis, 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installers
Time Required: Time Required: training/testing 1-2 day
Contact: please call 509-993-9181 or email mdalton@qualityautotrim.com

Testing Dates

UASG/3M Certified Graphics Installation Company

3M Center
Testing Administrators: UASG Testing Administrators

2014 Testing Dates

To be Determined

3M Preferred Graphics Installer

3M Center
Testing Administrators: 3M Technical Service

2014 Testing Dates

January 16-17: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
February 13-14: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
March 20-21: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
April 17-18: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
June 19-20: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
July 17-18: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
August 21-22: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
September 18-19: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
October 16-17: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
November 20-21: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
December 11-12: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test

Lowen Certified Training and Testing Facility
Testing Administrators: 3M Preferred Graphics Installers from Lowen Certified

2014 Testing Dates

July 10-11: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
July 17-18: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
July 24-25: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
July 31-August 1: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
August 7-8: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
August 14-15: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
August 21-22: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
September 4-5: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
September 11-12: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
September 18-19: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
September 25-26: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
October 2-3: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
October 9-10: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
October 16-17: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
October 23-24: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
October 30-31: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
November 6-7: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
November 13-14: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
November 20-21: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
November 24-25: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
December 4-5: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
December 11-12: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
December 18-19: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
December 22-23: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test
December 29-30: 3M Preferred Graphics Installer Test

Testing Dates for 3M Endorsed Vehicle Graphics Installer

TBD

Study Materials



To prepare for the test, especially the written portion, it is important that you know the information found in these 3M Technical Bulletins. Please study them prior to taking the test.

Product Bulletins:
IJ180 films, 181, IJ380Cv3, GP-1, IJ8171, IJ8624, 162, 3662, 7725, IJ160 films IJ680CR

Instruction Bulletins:
5.1, 5.19, 5.33, 5.36, 5.37, 5.4, 5.42, 5.5, 6.5, V-Tools

 
 
 

 
 
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