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Concrete Polishing Training Opportunities

Learn how to transform a boring gray slab into a beautiful, polished work of art! Learn the ins and outs of concrete polishing from industry experts. You’ll learn some tried and true tricks of the trade, as well as methods for getting better results with less effort.


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Concrete Polishing Basics

In these two HANDS-ON days, you’ll learn the basics of coatings removal, surface preparation, and concrete polishing from industry experts. Explore chemical application tips for densifiers and other surface treatments. Learn how to fill joints and repair cracks, spalling, and other damage. Plus get tips for troubleshooting problem floors and variable jobsite conditions.

Class runs from 8:30am – 4:30pm daily. Lunch included.

Location: Jon-Don Denver
Featured Brands: Husqvarna, Prosoco, Metzger/McGuire

Concrete Polishing Skills

This 2-day HANDS-ON course is ideal for both experienced professionals and those new to the world of concrete polishing. This course will explore the basics of concrete polishing as well as tried-and-true techniques to help you achieve incredible results.

What You'll Learn:

  • How to evaluate/identify concrete types & select the right diamond tooling 
  • How to solve common floor problems plus perform basic concrete repairs
  • How and when to apply densifiers, dyes, and other concrete floor treatments
  • What equipment to use to maximize productivity 

Meet Your Instructor – Shawn Wardall

Shawn Wardall is the owner of Specialized Construction Services and has more than 20 years of experience as a concrete artisan. Shawn specializes in designing, creating, and installing one-of-a-kind, over-the-top decorative concrete floors, and he enjoys training others who want to excel in this exciting field. 

Check-in begins at 8:00am. Class runs from 8:30am - 4:00pm daily. Lunch and course materials included.

Concrete Surface Preparation: The Process

Learn the essential steps of concrete surface preparation from start to finish in this two-day HANDS-ON course led by industry experts. During these two jam-packed days, we’ll cover the following areas:

  1. Surveying the Scene – What to do when you walk on a job and see that there’s more floor than you expected.
  2. Setting Expectations – How to talk to your customer about their floor and set clear expectations on what can and cannot be achieved
  3. Mastic Removal – Learn how to remove urethane adhesives, acrylic adhesives, pressure-sensitive and asphalt-based black mastic
  4. Shotblasting – What’s the best option for the cleanest removal? How to achieve all 10 profiles after removal
  5. Grinding – What tools are best for which application, and how to deep you need to cut to remove sealer
  6. Scarifying – Learn what kinds of applications require heavier profiles
  7. Grind and Seal – What products to use and how to get great results
  8. Next Steps – At the 80 grit level, what are some things you can add to your process to give the floor the look and coverage you need, including moisture systems, joints, and filler

Class runs from 8:30am – 4:30pm daily. Lunch included.

Location: Jon-Don Atlanta
Featured Brands: Blastrac, Boride Engineered Abrasives, Husqvarna, Metzger/McGuire, Sentinel, Smith Manufacturing, Coval, Prosoco, Wooster, CPS

Concrete Polishing 1-Day Workshop

Learn how to polish a concrete floor, how to perform basic crack and surface repair, and what products to use to bring out the floor’s natural beauty during this 1-day workshop. Get hands-on training as you learn from knowledgeable industry experts!

Class runs from 8:30am – 5:00pm. Lunch included.

Location: Jon-Don Seattle
Featured Brands: Husqvarna, Prosoco, Metzger/McGuire

Husqvarna Demo Days

Come to your nearest Jon-Don branch for a FREE four-hour workshop led by the experts from Husqvarna. Explore surface prep equipment and techniques (grinders, shot blasters, and ride-on scrapers), learn tips for great concrete polishing results, plus learn about dust extraction and OSHA standards. This workshop is a great opportunity to get HANDS-ON demos with Husqvarna equipment!

Class runs from 1:00pm to approximately 5:00pm. Light refreshments provided.

RSVP EARLY! Space is limited to the first 15 customers. Call today to hold your spot!

Featured Brands: Husqvarna

Class Schedule
Class Date Location Instructor Price Register Now
Concrete Polishing Skills April 24-25, 2024 Dallas Wardall $325 Call 800-556-6366
Concrete Polishing Skills May 20-21, 2024 Atlanta Wardall $325 Call 800-556-6366
Concrete Polishing Skills May 29-30, 2024 Denver Wardall $325 Call 800-556-6366


We're working on scheduling additional dates of training and will be updating this page soon. Check back later or contact your local Jon-Don branch to inquire about other training options that might be right for your business.