I-CAR Classes

CollisionQuest in combination with Providence Lacquer and IGot In AnAccident.Com will be bring I-CAR classes to Fall River, Massachusetts.  The classes will be offered at Carl’s Collision Center, Inc., 1591 Bay Street, Fall River, MA 02724.

January 12 – DAM05 – Aluminum Panels & Structures Damage Analysis

6:00 – 10:00 – 1 point

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Explain aluminum properties and identify differences
  • Analyze damage to aluminum exterior panels and identify repair procedures
  • Analyze damage to aluminum structural parts and understand repair considerations


February 9 – RCY01 – Recylced Parts for Collision Repair

6:00 – 10:00 – 1 point

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Understand the automotive recycling industry and organizations
  • Describe the considerations for using recycled parts
  • Identify parts that are commonly recycled and those that are not
  • Explain considerations for ordering parts
  • Determine if a part has been previously repaired
  • Understand the steps for preparing and installing recycled parts


February 26 – REF03 – Color Theory, Application, Tinting and Blending

8:00 – 5:00 – 2 points

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Explain how color perception varies with different types of light
  • Determine what causes color deficiency and how to test for it
  • Identify common types of finishes from the vehicle maker
  • Describe tinting, blending, and application recommendations
  • Identify why problems occur and the different application issues
  • Explain different types of advanced refinishing technologies


March 9 – NEW11 – Vehicle Technology & Trends 2011

6:00 – 10:00 – 1 point

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Recognize new vehicle materials and designs, safety features, park-assist systems, collision-warning systems, and alternative fuel systems
  • Describe features and technologies that distinguish newer model vehicles from their predecessors
  • Determine repair procedures for technology trends such as plug-in electrics, hybrid high-voltage batteries, and pressure-based sensors
  • Understand how the economic climate, new efficiency practices, and government mandates are contributing to rapid changes in vehicle technology
  • Identify the newest technologies found on North American, Asian, and European vehicles
  • Identify the trends that will become tomorrow’s standard features


April 13 – WKR01 – Hazardous Materials, Personal Safety & Refinish Safety

6:00 – 10:00 – 1 point

After taking this course you will be able to:

  • Incorporate basic procedures for safety and preventive measures in a shop environment
  • Understand the importance of labeling and when workplace labeling is required
  • Identify hazardous material exposures and learn storage regulations
  • Understand how to use personal protective equipment and emergency handling equipment
  • Identify hazardous waste types and waste regulations
  • Select and use proper personal protective equipment
  • Identify proper storage requirements hazardous waste materials


How to Sign-Up for an I-CAR Training Class:

 * Training coupon ordered from I-CAR before class.  I-CAR Customer Service – 800-422-7872.

          Cost per point – $110.00

* Register and pay online with major credit card.



* E-mail I-CAR Massachusetts with any questions at carlscollision@aol.com or peterk@providencelacquer.com


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