CDS created the North American Detail Academy for in-depth education on the art of automotive reconditioning and detailing.


Our detail experts are highly knowledgeable instructors with decades of industry experience and are passionate about preserving a vehicle in its finest condition. We focus on making sure that detailers and detail departments know how to efficiently use our cutting edge supplies to ensure flawless results consistently.

The Online Academy



The CDS learning management system provides a dynamic, flexible platform to facilitate engaging online learning. CDS will provide certificates based on management approval by request.

Interior Detailing

  • Best Practices for Interior Surfaces
  • Professional Cleaning Products
  • What is really takes to be Showroom Clean
  • Identifying and Removing Stains
  • How to Properly Condition Interiors

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Exterior Detailing

  • Best Practices for Washing and Prepping
  • Dealing with Spots & Surface Contamination
  • Solutions to Scratches & Etching
  • Proper Paint Correction
  • Professional Grade Chemicals & Products

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Buffing

  • Best Practices for Exterior Protection
  • Best Practices for Interior Protection
  • Proper use of Spray & Nano-coatings
  • Prep Work & Application
  • Hydrophobics & Finishing

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