This five-day hands-on seminar is designed to assist collision appraisers and estimators in making replace or repair decisions. Participants complete minor dent repairs. Blends and refinishing are done in the lab, as well as mixing, tinting and bumper cover repairs. Attendees also learn about deployment and related restraint information, including airbag industry guidelines. This training aids in the understanding of repair time and improves the ability to effectively communicate within the collision industry. This seminar was redesigned in 2009 for more “HANDS-ON” opportunity.
Prerequisite: A basic understanding of estimate writing equivalent to "Introduction to Collision Damage Assessment Training."
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Who Should Attend
Dent repair in steel and aluminum and make quality judgments on reparability and
time required to complete a repair
Refinishing, blending and tinting decisions
Anyone estimating or appraising collision damage who needs to learn the technical side of repairs to make informed repair or replace decisions.
Inside desk reviewers, quality control reviewers as well as estimators and appraisers applying information would see a return on their training investment within weeks. Without technical repair knowledge, accuracy and integrity is truly unattainable.
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Mel Schampers—Mel is an FVTC collision damage assessment trainer who has nearly 30 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 and has extensive experience in structural alignment.
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