This refreshed 24-hour seminar has an increased emphasis on repair strategy and will remove the mystery from where and how to locate advanced structural materials. CAFÉ standards, NHTSA and IIHS influences has forced OEM’s to produce light weight yet crash worthy vehicles resulting in aluminum and advanced technology steel usage.
Participants will learn: how to interpret dimension reports, review OEM specific position statements, where to locate sectioning or module replacement criteria and new vehicle platform repair concerns. Hands-on set-up, measure and re-dimension pulls will be included to assist in comprehension of repairs. A must attend for intermediate level and experienced estimators, appraisers and claim managers who have not been trained in this area of repair.
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Who Should Attend
- Interpreting dimension reports
- Reviewing OEM specific position statements
- Locating sectioning or module replacement criteria
- New vehicle platform repair concerns
- Hands-on set-up
- Measuring and re-dimension pulls
Intermediate level and experienced estimators, appraisers and claim managers who have not been trained in this area of repair.
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Mel Schampers—Mel is an FVTC collision damage assessment trainer with 40 years of industry background. His extensive training and experience includes all facets of auto collision assessment and repair. He is certified through ASE as a master certified technician in auto collision, I-CAR Platinum individual and I-CAR Instructor, Weld test administrator and certified State of Wisconsin TCS Teacher, published author ABRN and NACE presenter.
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