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

Prior Recommended Programs

  • Trim and Hardware (TRM01)

This course helps satisfy ProLevel training requirements for the following roles:
Refinish Technician

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
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 REF04e.

This online course currently does not fulfill credit toward any state mandated claims representative Continued Education Units (CEU), but does fulfill credit toward the I-CAR Gold Class Professionals and I-CAR Platinum Individual designations.

  • Perform a thorough vehicle inspection and identify defects in a vehicle finish
  • Be able to remove finish defects by using the proper removal procedures
  • Understand interior and exterior detailing

Module 1 – Inspecting the Finish
This module explains inspection procedures for defects in a vehicle finish as well as the tools needed to identify defects in a vehicle finish.

Module 2 – Finish Defect Removal
The course proceeds with a review of the use of a clay bar, sanding, and buffing. The student will learn procedures for removal of scratches, corrosion, acid rain and hard water spotting, and other surface defects.

Module 3 – Final Detailing
The final module identifies how to properly detail the interior and exterior of a vehicle. Topics covered are vacuuming, stain and odor removal, and other interior treatments.

Course outline containing topics and subtopics.