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THE INDUSTRY'S TOP COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISH TRAINING

Where Hands-On Aptitude Meets Artistic Ability.

  • Learning to earning in 20 weeks.
  • 80% Hands-on training.
  • Link to industry's top employers.
THE INDUSTRY'S TOP COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISH TRAINING

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Call us today at 216-930-4225or email at info@matrixtradeinstitute.com to learn more about our programs.

COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISH PROGRAM

Program Overview

Learn focused hands-on efficiency training in a high-demand career field.

The 20-week accelerated program is designed to teach the next generation of mechanics to be as efficient as the vehicles they will maintain and repair.

Program Topics Below

Blueprint Tear Down/Technical Estimating

  • Complete disassembly of vehicle damage
  • Accurate mapping (marking) of all vehicle damage
  • Complete photos of all marked damage (repair & replace)
  • Accurate communications with estimator (technical writer)
  • Estimate review
  • Parts cart loading process

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 Repairs & Small Dent Repairs

  • 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 welders
  • Cutting and prepping panels
  • Bronze MIG welding
  • Steel MIG welding and sleeving
  • Aluminum MIG welding

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