I-CAR to Offer Training at ASA Expo, Expanding Online Course Registration Options - BodyShop Business

I-CAR to Offer Training at ASA Expo, Expanding Online Course Registration Options

I-CAR will provide collision training for automotive service professionals at the 17th Annual Vision Hi-Tech Training & Expo, March 6-7, 2009 at the Overland Park Convention Center in Kansas City, Mo., presented by the Automotive Service Association of Missouri and Kansas (ASA-MO/KAN).

“I-CAR is excited about taking part in the ASA event and being able to provide collision training to those attending,” said Mike Miller, frontline support manager for I-CAR. “Automotive service professionals can’t afford not to train. In today’s competitive environment, it’s important that industry professionals stay up-to-date on the latest in recommended collision repair procedures and techniques.”
 
Classes that will be offered include: Hybrid Electric and Alternative Fuel Vehicles (ALT02), Steering and Suspension Damage Analysis (DAM06), Fundamentals of Collision Repair (FCR01), Hazardous Materials, Personnel Safety, and Refinish Safety (WKR01), Mechanical Systems Analysis (DAM03), Stationary Glass (GLA02), Advanced Restraint Systems (RES02), Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding (WCS04), Driveability Issues, No-Starts, and Emissions (DRE01), Electronically Controlled Steering and Suspension Systems (STE05), and Electrical Circuits and DVOM usage (ELE01).

In addition, I-CAR will showcase its newest course offering on waterborne paint technology planned for introduction to the collision repair inter-industry the same week. Information about the new course will be available on I-CAR’s Web site Feb. 2.

For more information, visit www.i-car.com or www.visionkc.com.

I-CAR has also added a third online registration option for collision repair training courses. The new option allows students to indicate to I-CAR the intention of attending a class and doesn’t require logging into the I-CAR Web site or online payment.

I-CAR requests advance registration to ensure that materials are available for all students and to avoid canceling classes when minimum enrollments are not met. The organization’s online registration process, introduced in November, is continuing to grow and I-CAR believes the addition of the new option is needed to support those students who wish to indicate that they plan to attend a class that will be paid for by their employer.

“This form of registration is an excellent option for those students who plan to attend a class but who typically pay in the classroom with an I-CAR discount coupon or check provided by their employer,” said Jeff Peevy, director of field operations.

Students will be able to use the new system by selecting the “Register and Pay at the Door” option when registering for class. To receive the best pricing on classes, I-CAR recommends that students purchase I-CAR discount coupons before arriving at class. Discount coupons are available for $105 to any I-CAR student or for $85 for Gold Class Professionals businesses and Platinum Individual students. Students paying at the door with a check will be charged the full price of $145.

Visit www.i-car.com for more information.

You May Also Like

Body Bangin’ Southeast Collision Conference: Future-proof Your Shop with Mike Anderson

Live from the Southeast Collision Conference, Micki Woods interviews Mike Anderson on finding the formula for future success.

Micki Woods, master marketer for collision repair shops and owner of Micki Woods Marketing, is kicking off a series of daily podcasts from the Carolinas Collision Association's 2024 Southeast Collision Conference. This series is sponsored by Lombard Equipment, which offers a premier line of automotive collision repair equipment for all your OEM certification needs.

Body Bangin’: Taking the Gloves Off with Clay Hoberecht

Micki Woods interviews Best Body Shop Owner and Vehicle Care RockStar Clay Hoberecht on how he stands out in a crowded industry.

Body Bangin’: Are You Ready for the Southeast Collision Conference?

Micki Woods interviews Jordan Hendler and Josh Kent about the upcoming Southeast Collision Conference May 16-18, 2024 in Greensboro, N.C.

Body Bangin’: Hidden Gems to Grow Your Business with Rick Selover

Micki Woods interviews collision consultant Rick Selover on things you can do to immediately impact your person, body and business.

Body Bangin’: NORTHEAST Show Highlights with Ken Miller

Micki Woods interviews AASP/NJ President Ken Miller on highlights from the NORTHEAST Show.

Other Posts

Body Bangin’: Overcoming Common Shop Challenges with Kyle Motzkus

Micki Woods interviews Kyle Motzkus of Hunter Auto Body on common challenges collision shops face.

Body Bangin’: The Keys to Success with Louie Sharp

Micki Woods interviews Louie Sharp of Sharp Auto Body on life lessons learned from the Marines and how love conquers all.

CIF Announces CCC Intelligent Solutions as Repeat Annual Donor

CCC has committed again to the CIF Annual Donor Program, marking the fourth consecutive donation at the First Responder level.

Deadline for Busch Memorial Scholarships Approaching

Two scholarships will be awarded to students pursuing a collision career.