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Initialization and Calibration of Electronic Systems

Course format: Virtual instruction with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 2 hours
Estimated Duration: 2 hours
Platinum: $100.00
Gold Class: $100.00
Standard: $120.00


  • Electronic Systems Diagnostics and Repair (MK020V01)

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Production Management
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Electrical/Mechanical Technicians
Refinish Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

Course Content
Module 1 – Health Scans, Initialization, and Calibration are Different
Module one explains the type of information health scans provide. Next, an explanation of what an initialization provides and the systems that typically require initialization is given. The module concludes with a discussion of the definition of calibration.

Module 2 – Understanding Initialization
The most common reasons for an initialization and the steps to identify when initializations are needed will be provided in module two. 

Module 3 –   Understanding Calibrations
Module three will include information required to identify which safety systems may require calibration and determine where calibration procedures can be found.


After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the difference between health scans, initializations, and calibrations
  • Recall why initializations must be performed and the conditions that require initialization
  • Discuss the requirements of calibrations and the different complexities based on vehicle maker's requirements