Plastic Makes Perfect: Polyvance unveils new PR-05 refinishing course

Rainsville, Alabama — Polyvance has gotten some official recognition for its advancements in plastic repair education as the company’s PR-05 Texture Refinishing course was recently given I-CAR continuing education credit approval. The company said in it’s press release that the aim behind the course was to address a gap in plastic repair skills in the […]

New Polyvance training course stresses repair instead of replace

Polyvance’s new training course teaches technicians how to evaluate whether a damaged headlight is repairable; identify the type of plastic from which a headlight housing is made; how to fusion-weld broken headlight tabs with the Polyvance nitrogen plastic welder; and how to finish a repaired headlight to original appearance.

By Tom Davis Rainsville, Alabama — December 20, 2017 — Polyvance has introduced its new PR-03 Headlight Tab Repair online training course, designed to teach technicians and estimators how to repair broken headlight tabs with the company’s nitrogen plastic welder, instead of replacing them. “The PR-03 Headlight Repair Course is also approved by I-CAR Canada […]

ALI updates Lifting It Right online lift safety course

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Cortland, New York — October 3, 2017 — Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has announced updates to its Lifting It Right online training course. The interactive course covers safe lifting practices for all types of automotive lifts. The Lifting It Right course was first launched in 1987 as a simple safety manual. While the core focus […]

Basic Estimating coming to Sudbury

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Hamilton, Ontario — April 2, 2017 — Registration is now open for the next class of Collision Industry Information Assistance’s (CIIA) basic estimating collision repair training course, taking place in Sudbury, Ontario. The course will be held at Maslack Supply, located at 488 Falconbridge Rd. This marks the 21st year that CIIA has run the […]

AMi introduces new course on scanning for managers

North Richland Hills, Texas — February 6, 2017 — It’s become common knowledge by this point that technicians must understand scanning to ensure proper repairs and calibration. However, the Automotive Management Institute (AMi) has introduced a new course designed to make sure managers understand the process and tools as well. AMi’s latest online course is […]

ALI lowers price of online lift safety training

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Cortland, New York — January 21, 2016 — The Automotive Lift Institute (ALI) has lowered the price of its Lifting It Right online lift safety training course from $29 to $24 (US) per person. The interactive course, hosted by NASCAR legends Richard and Kyle Petty, teaches vehicle lift operators how to properly use car and […]

CIIA offers basic estimating course

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Hamilton, Ontario — January 14, 2016 — Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA) has announced the return of its basic estimating collision repair training course. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the course. The basic estimating course is designed to help shop or office employees, new estimators and insurance company staff who may need assistance […]

CIIA adds two Ontario license exam prep courses

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Hamilton, Ontario — August 20, 2015 — Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA) has now scheduled two additional classes to help unlicensed techs successfully complete the Ontario trades license exam for Autobody and Collision Repair. CIIA has added the additional courses due to demand. “The impact of trades license enforcement by the Ontario College of Trades […]