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I-CAR Continues to Meet Demand for 2015 Ford F-150 Training and Education

Hoffman Estates, IL
October 31, 2014

I-CAR to host Ford Service Engineering team at SEMA 2014

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is gearing up to offer an exceptional lineup of 2015 Ford F-150 presentations, discussions and training at SEMA 2014. I-CAR will be bringing members of Ford’s Service Engineering team to the SEMA Collision Repair & Refinish stage in the North Hall at the Las Vegas Convention Center. The Ford team will present, “2015 F-150 Collision Repair Program,” which will cover training, and equipment and tooling recommendations to properly repair aluminum on the 2015 Ford F-150. No additional registration is required to attend the Ford presentations.

2015 F-150 Collision Repair Program Presentation Schedule at SEMA Collision Repair & Refinish Stage:
  • Nov. 4 at 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM
  • Nov. 5 at 9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
  • Nov. 6 at 10:00 AM-10:45 AM (Hosted by SCRS)
  • Nov. 7 at 1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
I-CAR will also hold its highly popular, 2015 Ford F-150 Structural Repair (FOR06) course in Las Vegas during SEMA. FOR06 is a six (6) credit hour, instructor lead, course that satisfies training for I-CAR collision repair and insurance roles including Aluminum Structural Technician. Students will learn material-specific training that highlights the unique processes associated with aluminum repair of the Ford F-150. The course will be offered over two half-days on Nov. 4 at 1:00 PM and Nov. 5 at 8:00 AM. Those interested in attending can register by contacting I-CAR Customer Care directly at 800.422.7872. SEMA 2014 registration is not required to register for the course.

Since the launch of FOR06 in May of this year, I-CAR has seen an overwhelming demand for both FOR06 and Aluminum Welding Training & Certification™. To date, over 5,500 repair technicians and 3,300 insurance APDAs have completed FOR06 and over 2,200 more professionals have earned their Aluminum Welding Certification.

“This really tells us that the industry is hungry for relevant, timely, and vehicle specific training,” said John Van Alstyne, CEO & President, I-CAR. "Our role-out of the FOR06 course, prior to the vehicle’s debut, prepares the industry to deliver complete, safe and quality repairs before the 2015 Ford F-150 hits the streets.”

See the full list of I-CAR classes, presentations and demonstrations at SEMA.