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Inspecting Repairs for Quality Control

Course format: Live instruction with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 3 hours
Estimated Duration: 4 hours
Gold Class: $114.00
Platinum: $114.00
Standard: $138.00

Prior Recommended Programs

  • Vehicle Identification, Estimating Systems, and Terminology (DAM01)
  • Steering And Suspension Damage Analysis (DAM06)
  • Fundamentals of Collision Repair (FCR01)
  • Vehicle Construction Material Types (GE010E01)

This course helps satisfy ProLevel training requirements for the following roles:
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

This course meets New Technology training requirements for the following roles:

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Refinish Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

Did you know I-CAR offers this course in convenient, online delivery? You may satisfy this requirement by completing the Online course QUA01e.

  • Explain the importance for conducting post-repair inspections
  • Identify repairs that should be inspected before coatings are applied
  • Explain how to use various inspection tools to access hard-to-see repair areas
  • Identify refinish defects and signs of improper masking
  • Explain how to verify corrosion protection has been properly applied
  • Describe considerations for pre-delivery and post-delivery inspections
  • Understand how to effectively communicate information regarding repair to the customer

Module 1 – Importance for Quality Control and Inspecting Structural Repairs
In the first module, the student will review the value of having effective processes for quality control and will be introduced to tools that can assist with the process. This section continues with a look at the considerations around inspecting structural repairs of steel and aluminum.

Module 2 – Inspecting Exterior Panels and Finish
In the second module, the student will be introduced to procedures for identifying quality issues related to panel fit, attachment method, refinish defects, and straightening. The student will review the considerations around verifying proper replacements and application procedures as well as considerations around sublet repair inspections.

Module 3 – Pre-Delivery and Post-Delivery Inspections
The course concludes by reinforcing the value in conducting pre-delivery and post-delivery inspections. Inspection procedures done before and after a test drive are reviewed as well as considerations around conducting these procedures and communicating the right information to the customer.

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