Ottawa, Ontario -- September 24, 2014 -- There is a business case that supports investment by skilled trades employers in essential skills training, according to a report released by the Canadian Apprenticeship Forum – Forum canadien sur l’apprentissage (CAF-FCA).
Mississauga, Ontario -- September 23, 2014 -- A critical gap in safety education for the operators of vehicle lifts in Ontario’s automobile repair facilities has now been patched, thanks to a new online training program offered through Workplace Safety & Prevention Services (WSPS), in partnership with the Automotive Lift Institute (ALI).
Hoffman Estates, Illinois -- September 15, 2014 -- I-CAR will offer 11 Professional Development Program (PDP) training courses at SEMA 2014 in Las Vegas November 4 to 7. PDP training options for SEMA attendees will deliver some of I-CAR’s newest courses, including the Aluminum Exterior Panel Repair and Replacement Training Course (APR01).
Hoffman Estates, Illinios -- September 8, 2014 -- I-CAR has announced plans for a biennial conference to be held during Industry Week. Industry Week is comprised of a number of related but separate events, including NACE/CARS, the Collision Industry Council meeting, and the I-CAR Conference.
The 2014 I-CAR Conference took place during Industry Week in Detroit this past July. The Conference, which dove deeply into emerging vehicle technologies, proved to be an outstanding event with an all-star lineup of speakers including Keynotes Robert Fascetti, Ford Vice President of Powertrain Engineering, and Larry Burns, Professor of Engineering Practice at University of Michigan and former Vice President R&D and Planning for General Motors.
Registrations for the Conference were up 50 percent over the prior year, and post-survey results showed an unprecedented 96 percent satisfaction by attendees. Attendees also expressed that I-CAR should continue to co-locate the Conference with NACE and Industry Week in the future.
Wixom, Michigan -- August 26, 2014 -- Car-O-Liner has hired Dan Trahey as Manager of Technical Training.
Hoffman Estates, Illinois -- August 26, 2014 -- I‐CAR has launched its all‐new instructor‐led course, Aluminum Panel Repair and Replacement (APR01).