This five-day training links learning with hands-on repair for an interactive participant experience that focuses on theft, contamination, flood and collision-related damage. Wear-related issues or damage from an accident is easily determined if the estimator understands the basics of vehicle repair. This training gives appraisers and estimators the knowledge to accurately determine the cause of damage.
: “Analyzing and Estimating Structural Damage—Intermediate and Nonstructural Repair Decisions—Intermediate” or the equivalent is recommended.
You Will Learn About and Understand:
Who Should Attend
Engine theory and diagnostics for comp claims
Transmissions and related comp claims
Hybrid vehicle design, Electrical/Electronic overview
Steering and suspension diagnosing
Insurance appraisers and shop estimators with some field experience will find this information necessary to accurately identify vehicle damage resulting from collision or other mishap.
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Ken Kempfer—Automotive technology instructor at FVTC, is an I-CAR and ASE certified master automotive technician. He has a Bachelor and Master Degree through the University of Wisconsin. He also is an ASE certified undercar chassis and advanced level specialist, and has a Wisconsin and federal air conditioning certification. In addition to his 25 years of experience in the automotive industry, Ken specializes in electronics, air conditioning, and restraints training for both mechanical and collision industry.
Mel Schampers—Mel is an FVTC collision damage assessment trainer who has over 30 years of industry background. His extensive training and experience includes all facets of auto collision assessment and repair with an emphasis on steering/suspension and structural. Mel's focus is training for technicians and estimators in the collision and alignment industry. He is certified by Wisconsin as a Technical College Teacher and maintains ASE and I-CAR master certified technician credentials.
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