Lightweight Learning: Ontario expands online micro-credential training portal

Toronto, Ontario — The credentials may be micro-sized, but the difference they will make on a resume is huge, as the government of Ontario announced a $300,000 investment in the eCampusOntario training portal launched on Wednesday. With several automotive courses already listed by institutions across the province, the eCampusOntario portal attempts to consolidate Ontario-based micro-credential […]

The Polyvance Advantage: Polyvance launches ‘Basics of Plastic Repair’ online course

Toronto, Ontario — Class is in session at Polyvance University, as the automotive plastics developer launches “Basics of Plastic Repair”, a new online course aimed at addressing an expanding gap in technician training. According to Polyvance’s press release from Tuesday, “technician turnover and a general hesitancy to repair damaged plastic parts have created a need […]

Prepped for Success: Axalta launches prepper to painter upgrade course

Toronto, Ontario — Looking to take your refinishing game to the next level? Axalta has launched a brand new training course to give technicians the opportunity to upgrade from prepper to painter in about a week. The course combines online and in-person training sessions and aims to give technicians the knowledge and skills to be […]

Refinisher to Freshman: PPG launches Knowledge College™ online training program

Strongsville, Ohio — PPG is taking auto painters back to school with a number of new online training opportunities, as the company launches the PPG Knowledge College™. This new education campaign is boasted by PPG as the “most comprehensive online training program for automotive and commercial finishing systems and professional business development.” “The PPG Knowledge […]

Strengthening the Bond: CWB Group announces new collision repair welding program

Milton, Ontario — The CWB Group is excited to announce the launch of a new collision repair welding program it says it designed “to provide the highest quality repair, utilize best practices, and ensure that vehicles are safely and adequately repaired.” This new program from the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) intends to bring the latest […]

The Revolution is Now: Andrew Shepherd offers info on I-CAR’s new EV courses

Ottawa, Ontario — With automakers the world over announcing wide-scale conversions of their fleets to battery-electric vehicles (EVs) and telematics systems becoming nearly commonplace, the collision repair industry is no longer simply on the verge of a technological revolution—we’re in the midst of it. That is why Collision Repair took the time to conduct a […]