Training - WINNIPEG

2017 AIA/I-Car Courses


Class Locations

Winnipeg:
1981 Plessis Rd., Building "A"
Training & Research Dept.

Class Hours

To Register

Week night classes start 6:00 p.m. SHARP
Saturday classes start 8:00 a.m. SHARP

Log onto the AIA Website at: www.i-car.ca
Or call 1-800-808-2920

Class Schedule

Course Title
Class Date
Instructor

EXT02 - Welding and Adhesively Bonded Panel Replacement

May 2, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MPI Physical Damage Centre

Cody Sterzer

Course format: Classroom instruction with written test |
Points: 1.00 | I-CAR Credit Hours:
3 | Estimated Duration: 4 hours

Description:

  • Identify exterior panel construction and attachment methods
  • Describe removal and installation procedures for exterior panels
  • Understand considerations around replacing door skins and welded-on hinges
  • Explain replacement procedures for quarter panels, box sides, and side panels
  • Identify roof panel design and repair considerations
  • Identify rear body panel joining methods and installation procedures

This course meets the training requirements for the following roles:

  • Non Structural Technician

For a complete course description please visit the Course List on the ICAR site.

SPS09 - Best Practices For High-Strength Steel Repairs

May 3, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MPI Physical Damage Centre

Derek Molinski

Course format: Classroom instruction with written test |
Points: 1.00 | I-CAR Credit Hours:
3 | Estimated Duration: 4 hours

Description:

  • Identify how to test for HSS and UHSS and common locations UHSS can be found.
  • Understand the considerations and implications of heating HSS and UHSS
  • Understand best practices for removing and attaching parts on HSS and UHSS vehicles I
  • Understand the considerations around different attachment methods when working on HSS and UHSS parts.

This course meets the training requirements for the following roles:

  • General

For a complete course description please visit the Course List on the ICAR site.

STE02 - Suspension Systems

May 4, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MPI Physical Damage Centre

Jeff Selch

Course format: Classroom instruction with written test |
Points: 1.00 | I-CAR Credit Hours:
3 | Estimated Duration: 4 hours

Description:

  • Understanding Front Suspension Designs and RepairIssues
  • Understanding Rear Suspension Designs and Repair Issues
  • Understanding Ride Dampeners

This course meets the training requirements for the following roles:

  • Steel Structural Technician

For a complete course description please visit the Course List on the ICAR site.

WCS04 - Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding

May 9, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MPI Physical Damage Centre

Cody Sterzer

Course format: Classroom instruction with written test |
Points: 1.00 | I-CAR Credit Hours:
3 | Estimated Duration: 4 hours

Description:

  • Understand the squeeze-type resistance spot welding process
  • Describe STRSW power sources
  • Identify the types of arm sets and electrode tips and understand the importance of dressing electrode tips
  • Identify the machine settings for resistance spot welding
  • Understand flange preparation and fit-up
  • Visually inspect and destructively test spot welds
  • Describe the weld bonding process
  • Understand how to choose the appropriate STRSW machine for your needs

This course meets the training requirements for the following roles:

  • Non Structural Technician
  • Steel Structural Technician

For a complete course description please visit the Course List on the ICAR site.

MEA01 - Measuring

May 11, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MPI Physical Damage Centre

Derek Molinski

Course format: Classroom instruction with written test |
Points: 1.00 | I-CAR Credit Hours:
3 | Estimated Duration: 4 hours

Description:

  • Identifying Point-to-Point Measuring Equipment and Operation
  • Identifying Three-Dimensional Measuring Equipment and Operation
  • Understanding Vehicle Dimension Specifications
  • Making Vehicle Measurements

This course meets the training requirements for the following roles:

  • Steel Structural Technician

For a complete course description please visit the Course List on the ICAR site.

ALI01 - Aluminum Intensive Vehicle Repairs

May 16, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MPI Physical Damage Centre

Cody Sterzer

Course format: Classroom instruction with written test |
Points: 1.00 | I-CAR Credit Hours:
3 | Estimated Duration: 4 hours

Description:

  • Understanding the characteristics and best practices for working with aluminum in structural applications
  • Identifying uses of castings and repair or replace considerations
  • Causes of and methods to prevent galvanic corrosion
  • Straightening considerations, including work hardening and workability of aluminum
  • Working with rivets in the collision repair process
  • Simulate aluminum repair decisions through small group activities and props

This course meets the training requirements for the following roles:

  • Non Structural Technician

For a complete course description please visit the Course List on the ICAR site.

SPS07 - Steel Unitized Structures Technologies and Repair

May 23 , 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MPI Physical Damage Centre

Derek Molinski

Course format: Classroom instruction with written test |
Points: 1.00 | I-CAR Credit Hours:
3 | Estimated Duration: 4 hours

Description:

  • Describe basic metallurgy and its impact on the collision repair industry
  • Explain how the use of new materials used in vehicles relates to collision repair dynamics
  • Understand why vehicle makers are moving toward advanced high-strength steels
  • Identify the repair considerations for advanced high-strength steels and new vehicle construction processes

This course meets the training requirements for the following roles:

  • Non Structural Technician
  • Steel Structural Technician

For a complete course description please visit the Course List on the ICAR site.

DAM06 - Steering and Suspension Damage Analysis

May 25, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MPI Physical Damage Centre

Jeff Selch

Course format: Classroom instruction with written test |
Points: 1.00 | I-CAR Credit Hours:
3 | Estimated Duration: 4 hours

Description:

  • Explain the role of steering systems as well as front and rear suspension
  • Understand general concepts for steering and suspension systems
  • Identify damaged steering and suspension parts
  • Determine damaged parts that cause steering and wheel tracking problems
  • Analyze caster, camber, toe, and other alignment angles
  • Understand ride heights difference, additional inspection methods, and how to use alignment angle readings to ensure complete and accurate damage analysis
  • Locate and identify damaged steering and suspension parts prior to wheel alignment inspection

This course meets the training requirements for the following roles:

  • Estimator

For a complete course description please visit the Course List on the ICAR site.

REF09 - Color Theory, Mixing Toners, and Tinting

May 29, 2017
6:00 PM - 10:00 PM
MPI Physical Damage Centre

Jessy Unrau

Course format: Classroom instruction with written test |
Points: 1.00 | I-CAR Credit Hours:
3 | Estimated Duration: 4 hours

Description:

  • Identify how tri-coat finish affects color
  • Understand how metallic’s and pearls affect colors
  • Recognize how a refinish color formula is chosen
  • Explain how to mix toners to make the basecoat
  • Describe how to evaluate a spray out panel to the vehicle
  • Distinguish items and practices used for tinting
  • Describe how to tint using color plotting

This course meets the training requirements for the following roles:

  • Refinish Technician

For a complete course description please visit the Course List on the ICAR site.


For class and program information contact AIA Canada 1 800 808 2920.

This schedule does not list the Welding Qualification Test dates. To inquire about the Welding Qualification Tests, call Susan Ellis @ 204-985-8770 ext 7250.

Pricing Training Programs (Canada)

Gold Class Professionals® & Platinum Individual™ Discount

Non-Gold Class Discount

$100 + Tax

$135 + Tax

To request training or a specific I-CAR Program in your area call Susan Ellis @ 204-985-8770 ext 7250 for further information.