Hamilton, Ontario — December 21, 2016 — Registration is now open for the next class of Collision Industry Information Assistance’s (CIIA) basic estimating collision repair training course.
The new course in 2017 will mark the 21st year that CIIA has run the course. The basic estimating course is designed to help shop or office employees, new estimators and insurance company staff who may need assistance in estimating collision damage on cars and light trucks in Ontario.
The course includes introduction to estimating, understanding vehicle construction, fundamentals of estimate writing, understanding collision manuals, additional charges and collision damage analysis.
The cost is $550, plus HST, per person for CIIA members and $750, plus HST, per person, for non-members. Prepayment is mandatory.
Employers may be eligible for a rebate totaling two-thirds of the course cost. Students can register by contacting the CIIA office at 1-866-309-4272 or e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
The upcoming course runs over two full days in Toronto on January 6 and 7, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. at CSN-Martino Brothers Collision Airport location, located at 606 Dixon Rd.