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COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISH

Develop skills to perform 70% of all body and paint tasks through repetition.

BOOTCAMP SCHEDULE

TECH ASSESSMENT

COLLISION ESTIMATOR ASSESSMENT

 

 

 

COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISH

UPSKILL EFFICIENCY BOOTCAMPS

Increase production, grow your employees and imporve retention by providing 30 hours of HANDS-ON UpSkill Efficiency training over 4 days. 

Estimating Accuracy & Efficiency

  • The importance of estimate accuracy 
  • Proper customer service and understanding
  • Customer Pay vs. Insurance/DRP estimates: Securing the job 
  • Proper documentation and photos 
  • Estimate writing in CCC ONE
  • Estimate review checklist and resources 
  • Repair plans & disassembly procedures
  • New/Used/Aftermarkets parts in an estimates 
  • Repetitions and roleplaying 

 

Disassembly Accuracy & Efficiency

  • AKA: Blueprinting/Repair Planning/Strategic Disassembly etc.
  • The impact of accuracy on the business
  • Accurate mapping (marking of all vehicle damage) 
  • Complete disassembly of all vehicle damage
  • Parts labeling and organization
  • Parts cart loading process
  • Estimate review
  • Accurate communications with estimator

Paint Prep & Finishing

  • Efficient masking process
  • Thorough panel prep including cleaning and sanding
  • Priming, guide coating and block sanding
  • Finish sanding clear coat (wet / dry methods)
  • Machine compounding, finish polishing and final detailing

Color Matching Success

  • Color theory and understanding the color wheel
  • Train skill in accurately discerning color differences
  • Repeatable step by step color creation process
  • Tri-Coats, Metallics and Pearls
  • Successful color blending

Fast Lane & Small Dent Repair

  • Estimate repair mapping
  • Minor vehicle disassembly
  • Small dent repair
  • Bumper repair
  • Plastic welding

Airbag Diagnosis & Repair

  • Airbag systems operation and functionality
  • Airbag system safety and handling
  • System diagnosis and scan tool use
  • System components and replacement

Welding – Plastic, Steel, Aluminum, Bronze

  • Weld types and required welder types
  • Cutting and prepping panels
  • Bronze mig welding
  • Steel mig welding and sleeving
  • Aluminum mig welding

SUCCESS STORIES

SUCCESS STORIES

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