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Mississauga, Ontario -- November 12, 2012 -- Estimate writing can make or break a collision repair facility. A well-written, comprehensive estimate saves time in every department and can help to put extra dollars in your pocket. Making sure estimators have the tools they need to write the best estimates was the goal of “Estimating for Profit!,” a one-day seminar held recently by Co-Auto Co-Operative and BASF.

Read more: Co-Auto and BASF host "Estimating for Profit!"

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Ottawa, Ontario -- October 31, 2012 -- With collision repair facilities often turning to overseas recruitment, a knowledge of the situation as it exists is more important than ever before. The latest issue of the Canadian Apprenticeship Journal provides timely insights into international apprenticeship training systems.  “Vocational Education in the Age of a Global Workforce” brings together foreign authors from low- and middle-income countries (LMICs) to share their visions for vocational training.

Read more: Latest issue of Canadian Apprenticeship Journal looks at global perspective

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Ajax, Ontario -- October 26, 2012 -- DuPont Performance Coatings has announced the addition of a new Damage Analysis II course to its curriculum as part of the DuPont Performance Services program.

DPC’s Damage Analysis course debuted in the 1990s and has trained over 5,000 estimators and managers on its constantly evolving content. The development of an advanced Damage Analysis course was part of the continuous improvement process, with expanding content, new resources, and the desire to provide interactive exercises in both courses.  

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Ottawa, Ontario -- October 29, 2012 -- The Canadian Apprenticeship Forum’s Board of Directors is pleased to announce its intention to continue operations beyond March 31, 2013, when operational funding through the federal Sector Council Program ends.

Following news that the Sector Council Program was being wound down in July 2011, the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum took steps to assess support among the apprenticeship community to continue operations. Feedback overwhelmingly indicated that skills shortages across Canada warrant a renewed mandate to promote careers in the skilled trades, conduct research to inform apprenticeship stakeholders and facilitate connections across trades, across sectors and across Canada.
 
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 Welcome to the new Training Matters website, an all-encompassing hub that will provide the collision repair training market with relevant, up to date and integral information from all areas of Canada. We aim to place the collision repair industry first, meaning TrainingMatters.ca will hold useful news and course data for all facets of the market, from shop owners and course trainers to prospective students and existing professionals wanting to expand their training. More specifically, it will be the definitive portal for these various groups communicate with one another, learn from each other and bridge the gaps in knowledge for the sake of improving the industry as a whole.

Read more: Introducing Training Matters

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Training Matters is an all-encompassing hub for the collision repair training market that serves all facets of the industry. It is powered by Collision Repair magazine and its parent company Media Matters.

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