ASE, is short for the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. Since 1972 the independent non-profit organization has worked to improve the quality of vehicle repair and service by testing and certifying automotive professionals. In addition to passing an ASE Certification test, automotive technicians must have two years of on the job training or one year of on the job training and a two-year degree in automotive repair to qualify for certification.
Founded in 1979, I-CAR (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair) is an international, not-for-profit training organization dedicated to improving the quality, safety, and efficiency of auto collision repair for the ultimate benefit of the consumer. I-CAR’s definition of the Industry’s “Ideal State” is: That every person in the Collision Industry has the necessary technical knowledge and skills relevant to their position to ensure a complete and safe repair. The I-Car mission statement is to research, develop, and deliver quality technical educational programs related to collision repair; to raise the level of available knowledge and recognize professional achievement
A PPG certified bodyshop fulfils a number of special quality requirements that means the bodyshop always complies with the highest standards in connection with working procedures, training, equipment, and the environment. Requirements specify that bodyshop employees must possess in-depth knowledge of the latest types of coating and repair technology, which ensures the highest level of professionally performed work.
To ensure that your Volvo is returned to its pre-accident condition, Volvo has established CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS that body shops must meet in order to be approved. The certiﬁcation standards address four main areas: Facilities, Management, Competencies & Training, and Tools & Equipment. This means that if you take your vehicle to a Volvo Certiﬁed Body & Paint Service Center, all work will be performed to Volvo’s exacting standards by highly trained auto body repair technicians.
Nissan Certified Collision Repair Network shops have the right technicians, equipment and tools along with the knowledge to get the job done right. For a timely, high-quality repair, we recommend choosing a Nissan Certified Collision Repair Facility.