[blue_box]I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair, is an international not-for-profit organization dedicated to providing the information, knowledge, and skills required to perform complete, safe, and quality repairs. The I-CAR Vision is that EVERY person in the collision repair industry has the information, knowledge, and skills required to perform complete, safe, and quality repairs for the ultimate benefit of the consumer.[/blue_box]
PDP training gives collision repair professionals and insurance auto physical damage appraisers the role-relevant information, knowledge, and skills they need to perform complete, safe and quality repairs.
The I-CAR Industry Training Alliance exists to recognize the accomplishments of training through approved training providers. All programs approved for inclusion into the Training Alliance must support the I-CAR Vision.
I-CAR Repairability Technical Support is an initiative that seeks to improve access to the technical knowledge required to perform complete, safe, and quality repairs; address gaps in repair procedures and associated repair processes; enhance technical communications between OEMs and the collision repair industry.
I-CAR’s industry-recognized, in-shop Welding Training & Certification courses were developed in partnership with the collision repair industry and professional welding experts. They teach proper welding techniques through theory instruction, hands-on practice, and coaching.
The Uniform Procedures For Collision Repair outlines industry-accepted, uniform repair procedures for technicians, insurers, suppliers, vehicle makers, educators, and others. They enable the collision repair industry to produce uniform, quality repairs for the consumer. Information is intended for use by professionally trained and qualified technicians. Any attempt to repair or service vehicles without the proper training, tools, or equipment may result in injury to personnel or damage or improper operation of the vehicle.
Here you’ll find OEM technical articles and bulletins, position statements, and repair instructions. You’ll also find easy-to-use videos on how to effectively access collision repair information, directly from many of the vehicle makers.
I-CAR provides the insurance industry with proven, recognized solutions for collision repair training. Whether you’re an auto physical damage appraiser looking for a training program designed specifically to help you advance your career or an insurer looking to establish quality criteria for the collision repair facilities in your network, I-CAR provides the answers you seek.
I-CAR’s technical support team receives calls from professionals like you looking for specific collision repair information. To help streamline access, we’re sharing the most common inquiries below – the list changes, so check back often.
I-CAR also provides training courses, including classroom training, online training, equivalency testing, and in-shop delivery methods. Login to myI-CAR, and access the Training Planner tool to see which training may be required for an individual’s role. Specific course details, including duration and credit, are also available in PDF.