Understanding Volvo Collision Repair
VT240E01

Course format: Online training with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 1 hour
Estimated Duration: 1 hour
Pricing
Gold Class: $55.00
Platinum: $55.00
Standard: $66.00

This course meets New Technology training requirements for the following roles:
Estimator
Production Management
Steel Structural Technician
Aluminum Structural Technician
Non-Structural Technician
Electrical/Mechanical Technicians
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

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

Please note: To complete New Technology requirements, you must register for and complete both this course and one other role-relevant Vehicle & Technology Specific course.


Understanding Volvo Collision Repair is a one-hour course that provides an overview of a variety of collision repair practices such as spot weld replacement, outer body panel partial replacement, and heated glass repair on Volvo vehicles. The course covers the VIDA website, Volvo’s online resource for repairing their vehicles. The course also discusses Volvo’s hybrid and safety systems.

Course Content
Module 1 – Volvo Body Structure and Repair Information Source
The course begins with an overview of VIDA, Volvo’s repair website, including how to download and the subscriptions available. This module will also touch on construction material information including steel, aluminum, magnesium, and plastics.

Module 2 – Collision Repair Practices
In module two, we will get into actual repair practices and recommended tactics from Volvo. These include spot weld replacement, partial replacements, sectioning procedures, outer body panel partial replacement, corrosion protection methods, stationary glass replacement and heated glass repair.

Module 3 – Safety and Other Special Systems
To wrap things up, this course will provide an overview of safety and special systems that are available on Volvos. The safety systems range from lane assist to whiplash protection. Volvo’s plug-in hybrid system will also be discussed.

 

After completing this course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the collision repair procedures and requirements for the Volvo model line
  • Describe how to navigate through the Volvo repair information website, VIDA
  • Identify Volvo’s answers to the top questions collision repair shops have told us they want to know about an OEM