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News   January 29, 2010   by CARS Magazine

Chief University Announces Extensive Collision Repair Training in 2010

Madison, Ind. (Jan. 27, 2010) – Chief University, the training arm of Chief Automotive Technologies, announces its 2010 collision analysis and repair training schedule. This year, Chief University will offer more than 165 classes on computerized measuring, structural analysis and repair, steering and suspension, and collision theory in training centers throughout the United States and Canada.


Chief University offers courses for collision repair technicians, estimators and insurance appraisers. The classes combine classroom training with hands-on demonstrations and practice. All courses are led by professional Chief certified instructors and most are approved for I-CAR points through the I-CAR Industry Training Alliance program. Chief training also has been certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for compliance with the Continuing Automotive Service Education (CASE) Standards.


Chief University courses available for technicians in 2010 are:

· Computerized Measuring Training, 2 days, 3 I-CAR points

· Full Frame Analysis & Repair Planning, 2 days, 3.25 I-CAR points

· Unitized Body Analysis & Repair Planning, 2 days, 3.25 I-CAR points

· Advanced Steering & Suspension, 2 days, 3.25 I-CAR points

· Capacitación de Medición Computarizada (in Spanish), 2 days, 3 I-CAR points.


Chief University courses for estimators and appraisers in 2010 are:

· Advanced Steering & Suspension Analysis, 2 days, 3.25 I-CAR points

· Advanced Frame Analysis, 2 days, 3.25 I-CAR points

· Structural Damage Analysis, 3 days, 4.5 I-CAR points

· Understanding Genesis Reports Seminar, 7 hours.


A complete schedule, course descriptions, instructor bios and online registration is available at


“Chief courses enable technicians, estimators and appraisers to stay up-to-date with vehicle structural design changes, industry advances and the latest technology that makes it possible to accurately and profitably repair modern vehicles,” says Richard Perry, Chief training manager. “We are proud to be the world leader in structural analysis and repair training: Chief has trained more than 26,000 technicians and 18,000 estimators and appraisers worldwide.”


Most classes cost $655 and include comprehensive training materials and certificates of completion. The Structural Damage Analysis three-day course is $985 and the Understanding Genesis Reports seminar is $240.


For more information about Chief University training, visit or call Customer Service at (800) 445-9262.


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