OEM Certifications 2022

AUTOMAKER

BMW

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

N/A

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

NO

MARKETING BENEFITS

N/A

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

Information will be released to facilities with letter of intent (LOI); mininum 95 percent OEM parts

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

Information will be released to facilities upon LOI

AUTOMAKER

FCA/Mopar

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 years

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

Yes, or compliance with Assured Performance Training & Skills Matrix

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Listing in the online body shop locator linked directly from
the FCA website; plus microsite within FCA website, linked to your facility website.
– FCA Certified signage & credentials for online marketing
– VIP Collision Care marketing tools
– Listing on consumer-facing Certified Collision Care
(consumer advocate) shop locators

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

– Facility must employ Provincially registered (licensed) collision repair technicians at all times, meeting all Provincial
requirements
– Must subscribe to current OEM repair procedures and have the ability to provide documented proof of compliance
– Must maintain a current data subscription for the measuring system being utilized, provide proof of technical training to operate the measuring system being utilized
– Have the ability to conduct and verify four-wheel alignment either in-house or through a sublet provider
– Have the ability to remove, replace and re-install steering and suspension components, as well as engine and
drivetrain units
– Proof of Steel GMA (MIG/MAG) Welding Certification from recognized
 industry source, current (not expired) Certificate
-Proof of Training or Certification in Silicon Bronze MIG Brazing from a
 recognized industry source
– Utilize an OEM-approved refinishing system, with the ability to provide proof of product training for the refinishing system being utilized
Have a documented Quality Assurance/Quality Control System
Provide proof of training on ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System)
 to demonstrate a general understanding of the purpose, operation, repair
 considerations, and parts.
-Provide proof of training on EVs (Electric Vehicles) to demonstrate a general
 understanding of the system, safety, repair considerations, and parts.

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

– Utilize a frame rack or dedicated/universal fixture bench with hydraulic equipment capable of making simultaneous, multiple body and/ or structural pulls as necessary. A floor rail or rack mounted four (4) point anchoring system capable of holding a vehicle stationary is acceptable, however anchoring with floor pots is not acceptable
– Utilize an electronic three-dimensional vehicle measuring system for structural diagnostics, correction, and documentation
–  Utilize an R134a and R1234yf refrigerant (or current) recovery/recycling system or proof of a qualified sublet provider
– Have a spray booth with forced drying capabilities; utilize an OEM-approved refinishing system
–  Have a 220-volt, 3-phase inverter-type (or functionally equivalent hybrid) squeeze-type resistance spot welder
(STRSW) capable of producing a minimum of 600 lbf (270 daN) of clamping force and 10,000 amps of current at the electrodes
– 220v (208-240) GMAW MIG/MAG Welder for Steel with 180 Amp or greater output
– Have a dent removal/pulling system for steel panels that contains a stud welder, stud pins and washers, wiggle wire and pulling attachments
– 220v (208-240) Silicon Bronze GMAW for MIG Brazing Pulse capable MIG with Synergic Adjustment & non-pulse setting with minimum 200 Amp output capability
-Perform pre and post repair vehicle diagnostic scans on all vehicles as required by the vehicle manufacturer and retain proof of ALL post repair diagnostic scan results and calibrations performed as required by vehicle manufacturer (in-house or through a qualified sublet
 Pressure-feed corrosion protection material application equipment with wand attachments for applying anticorrosion materials inside body cavities with a 360-degree spray pattern

AUTOMAKER

FORD

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 years

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

Yes, or compliance with Assured Performance Training & Skills Matrix

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Listing in the online body shop locator linked directly from
the FCA website; plus microsite within FCA website, linked to your facility website.
– FCA Certified signage & credentials for online marketing
– VIP Collision Care marketing tools
– Listing on consumer-facing Certified Collision Care
(consumer advocate) shop locators

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

– Facility must employ Provincially registered (licensed) collision repair technicians at all times, meeting all Provincial
requirements
– Must subscribe to current OEM repair procedures and have the ability to provide documented proof of compliance
– Must maintain a current data subscription for the measuring system being utilized, provide proof of technical training to operate the measuring system being utilized
– Have the ability to conduct and verify four-wheel alignment either in-house or through a sublet provider
– Have the ability to remove, replace and re-install steering and suspension components, as well as engine and
drivetrain units
– Proof of Steel GMA (MIG/MAG) Welding Certification from recognized
 industry source, current (not expired) Certificate
-Proof of Training or Certification in Silicon Bronze MIG Brazing from a
 recognized industry source
-Provide proof of training on ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System)
 to demonstrate a general understanding of the purpose, operation, repair
 considerations, and parts.
-Provide proof of training on EVs (Electric Vehicles) to demonstrate a general
 understanding of the system, safety, repair considerations, and parts.
Ford Aluminum Repair: Have a work separation system that isolates aluminum vehicles from vehicles undergoing steel repairs (separation can be a separate room or curtain system) and have a designated set of hand/special tools specifically for aluminum vehicles to prevent from cross contamination with steel body vehicles
– Must provide a current, not expired Certificate  Shop must complete these I-CAR Training Courses: · FO008E01 – Ford Service Information Navigation for Collision Repair · FO009E01 – Ford Battery Electric Vehicle (BEV) Components & Operation · FO010E01 – Ford 2021 Mach-E & New Model Training Overview · FO011E01 – Ford High Voltage Systems Safety · FO012E01 – Ford Intro to HV Battery Service for Collision Repair

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

– Utilize a frame rack or dedicated/universal fixture bench with hydraulic equipment capable of making simultaneous, multiple body and/or structural pulls as necessary. A floor rail or rack mounted four (4) point anchoring system capable of holding a vehicle stationary is acceptable, however anchoring with floor pots is not acceptable. Minimum of two 10- ton pulling towers are required for all systems 
-Utilize an electronic three-dimensional vehicle measuring system for structural diagnostics, correction, and documentation.
-Utilize an R134a and R1234yf refrigerant (or current) recovery/ recycling system or proof of a qualified sublet provider
– Pressure-feed corrosion protection material application equipment with wand attachments for applying anti-corrosion materials inside body cavities with a 360-degree spray pattern.
-Have a 220 Volt, 3-Phase Inverter-Type (or functionally equivalent Hybrid) – Squeeze-type Resistance Spot Welder (STRSW) capable of producing a minimum of 600 lbf (270 daN) of clamping force and 10,000 amps of current at the electrodes 
– 220v (208-240) GMAW MIG/MAG Welder for Steel with 180 Amp or greater output 
– Have a dent removal/pulling system for steel panels that contains a stud welder, stud pins and washers, wiggle wire, and pulling attachments  220v (208-240) Silicon Bronze GMAW for MIG Brazing Pulse capable MIG with Synergic Adjus
Ford Aluminum Repair:
– Utilize a 220v Pulse MIG welder specifically for aluminum vehicles 
– Utilize a dent extraction system specifically designed for aluminum that contains an aluminum stud welder, heat gun, pyrometer, aluminum hammers, and dent extraction system
–        Utilize a SPR (Self Piercing Rivet) gun with mandrel that meet Ford requirements ·
–        Utilize an Immersion-Type (Wet Mix) or Pneumatic dust extraction system dedicated to aluminum dust  Aluminum (MIG) Welding Certification from recognized source.

AUTOMAKER

GENERAL
MOTORS

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 years

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

Yes, or compliance with Assured Performance Training & Skills Matrix

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Recognition as a facility that meets or exceeds GM collision repair requirements giving your customers peace of mind. – Access to an engaged network of collision facilities that focused on proper and safe repair of all GM vehicles. – Access to integrated estimating and repair solutions that streamline your workflow while helping to ensure network requirements. – Time-saving access to in-line, integrated repair procedures—no more time searching for procedure documentation. – Cloud based documentation available to all stakeholders—including insurers—to support the correct repair process.

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

– Paint booth / Paint forced curing system that ,eets the specifications of utilized GM-approved refinish system -Designated equipment to perform test welds: must have the capability to clamp test welds materials vertically and overhead -Designated equipment to perform destructive weld tests: tools for destructive testing of welds must include at least (1) a stationary vise and (2) vernier caliper or weld gauge – Have a designated set of hand/specialized tools for aluminum to prevent cross contamination such as: Must have hammers & dollies, body files and mechanical locking pliers (“vise grips”). -Diagnostic Scan Tools: GM MDI 2, AirPro Diagnostics, Mitchell Diagnostics MD-OE22, asTech -Detail vehicle both inside and out before delivery to customer

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

– Squeeze Type Resistance Spot Welding (STRSW) Equipment must follow the following specifications: • 220-volt, three phase • Minimum 350 daN • Minimum of 12000 amps • Requires auto setting type SMA -Shunting Clamp -208V-240V MIG/MAG Weld Equipment with 180 Amp output capability. -208V-240V MIG Brazing Welder with 180 Amp output capability. Aluminum MIG Welder must be a 208V-240V Pulse MIG Welder with200 Amp output capability. -Dent Removal Pulling System for Steel and Aluminum – Electric or pneumatic Blind Structural Rivet Gun (BSR) capable of pulling 1/4″ structural rivets, with a minimum pulling force of 17 kn/3822 lbs. or a blind/structural rivet tool attachment or adaptor for an SPRcapable of 17 KN / 3822 LBS pulling Force. -Torque Wrench capable of reading in newton meters and pound feet, accurate from 10nm to 272nm (7 lb./ft to 250 lb./ft) -36 Fixture Bench/Frame Rack with a required minimum 9,200 lb. capacity -Frame and Unitized Body Mounting and Anchoring 4 holding points minimum for both unitized bodies (pinch weld) and full frame vehicles with Required minimum 10,000 lb. -Minimum 60-inch vertical lift with adequate access to vehicle’s undercarriage

AUTOMAKER

HONDA/ACURA

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 years

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

Yes, or compliance with Assured Performance Training & Skills Matrix

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Listing in the online body shop locator linked directly from the FCA website; plus microsite within FCA website, linked to your facility website. – FCA Certified signage & credentials for online marketing – VIP Collision Care marketing tools – Listing on consumer-facing Certified Collision Care (consumer advocate) shop locators

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

– Facility must employ Provincially registered (licensed) collision repair technicians at all times, meeting all Provincial requirements – Must subscribe to current OEM repair procedures and have the ability to provide documented proof of compliance – Must maintain a current data subscription for the measuring system being utilized, provide proof of technical training to operate the measuring system being utilized – Have the ability to conduct and verify four-wheel alignment either in-house or through a sublet provider – Have the ability to remove, replace and re-install steering and suspension components, as well as engine and drivetrain units – Proof of Steel GMA (MIG/MAG) Welding Certification from recognized industry source, current (not expired) Certificate -Proof of Training or Certification in Silicon Bronze MIG Brazing from a recognized industry source – Utilize an OEM-approved refinishing system, with the ability to provide proof of product training for the refinishing system being utilized Have a documented Quality Assurance/Quality Control System Provide proof of training on ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) to demonstrate a general understanding of the purpose, operation, repair considerations, and parts. -Provide proof of training on EVs (Electric Vehicles) to demonstrate a general understanding of the system, safety, repair considerations, and parts. ProFirst Specialized – Computer Workstations with internet connection for technicians, repair planners, and parts staff – Body & Frame fixturing: A universal fixture/jig holding system required. System must be capable of building fixtures or jigs to secure replacement structural components, welding and proper fitment of body panels during the repair process – Parts Carts must be utilized for all repairs. No storage of parts are permitting inside customer vehicles – Honda i-HDS software and Vehicle interface device such as Honda Nano OR sublet to Honda or Acura dealer – Honda & Acura Service Express subscription is provided by Honda Canada. Shop must show evidence of technician access to OEM service information “

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

– Utilize a frame rack or dedicated/universal fixture bench with hydraulic equipment capable of making simultaneous, multiple body and/or structural pulls as necessary. A floor rail or rack mounted four (4) point anchoring system capable of holding a vehicle stationary is acceptable, however anchoring with floor pots is not acceptable. Minimum of two 10- ton pulling towers are required for all systems  -Utilize an electronic three-dimensional vehicle measuring system for structural diagnostics, correction, and documentation. -Utilize an R134a and R1234yf refrigerant (or current) recovery/ recycling system or proof of a qualified sublet provider – Pressure-feed corrosion protection material application equipment with wand attachments for applying anti-corrosion materials inside body cavities with a 360-degree spray pattern. Profirst Specialized: Two post surface lift with ≥6000 lbs. capacity  Squeeze-type resistance spot welder (STRSW) with shunt clamp, and an assortment of spot welder attachment arms including: wheel arch, long reach arms. STRSW with >10,500 amp >400 kgf (882 lbf) clamp force – Mig Brazing: Pulse control MIG welder for Mig Brazing (GMA) with 180 amp, 220 V with pulse control, to be used with silicon bronze wire and 100% argon gas for Pulsed MIG brazing. Must have ERCuSi-A/CuSi3 Silicon bronze wire & 100% argon shield gas  Steel: MAG or MIG welder (GMA)with MAG Welding Filler Wire for High Strength Steel 590 to 980 Mpa, capable of holding 5 kg roll of .80mm diameter Mag filler wire. Strongly preferred shielding gas for MAG welding is C20 (80% Argon/20% CO2) but C25 (75% Argon/25% CO2) is acceptable. Must have Mag filler wire of ≥142 ksi (980 Mpa) minimum tensile strength

AUTOMAKER

HYUNDAI

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 years

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

Yes, or compliance with Assured Performance Training & Skills Matrix

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Listing in the online body shop locator linked directly from the FCA website; plus microsite within FCA website, linked to your facility website. – FCA Certified signage & credentials for online marketing – VIP Collision Care marketing tools – Listing on consumer-facing Certified Collision Care (consumer advocate) shop locators

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

– Facility must employ Provincially registered (licensed) collision repair technicians at all times, meeting all Provincialrequirements – Must subscribe to current OEM repair procedures and have the ability to provide documented proof of compliance – Must maintain a current data subscription for the measuring system being utilized, provide proof of technical training to operate the measuring system being utilized – Have the ability to conduct and verify four-wheel alignment either in-house or through a sublet provider – Have the ability to remove, replace and re-install steering and suspension components, as well as engine and drivetrain units -Proof of Training or Certification in Silicon Bronze MIG Brazing from a recognized industry source – Utilize an OEM-approved refinishing system, with the ability to provide proof of product training for the refinishing system being utilized – Proof of on-going technical training, specific to new automobile years, makes, and models, for all technical staff – Certificate of EPA Section 609 compliance for refrigerant recovery -Proof of product training from the OEM approved paint manufacturer being utilized -Proof of training to operate the three-dimensional measuring equipment being utilized

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

– A frame rack or bench system capable of producing body and structural pulls with a 4 Point vehicle anchoring or fixturing capability for cars and light trucks -Utilize an electronic three-dimensional vehicle measuring system for structural diagnostics, correction, and documentation. -Utilize an R134a and R1234yf refrigerant (or current) recovery/ recycling system or proof of a qualified sublet provider – Pressure-feed corrosion protection material application equipment with wand attachments for applying anti-corrosion materials inside body cavities with a 360-degree spray pattern. – Above ground lift with a lift capability of at least 7000 lbs. – 220v 3-Phase, Inverter-Type Squeeze-type Resistance Spot Welder (or equivalent) capable of producing a minimum of 600 lbf (270 daN) of clamping force and 10,000 amps of current at the electrodes – 220v (208-240) GMAW MAG Welder for Steel with 140 Amp or greater output (180 Amp preferred) – 220v (208-240) Silicon Bronze GMAW for MIG Brazing Pulse capable MIG w/ Synergic Adjustment & non-pulse setting with 200 Amp output capability

AUTOMAKER

INFINITI

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 years

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

Yes, or compliance with Assured Performance Training & Skills Matrix

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Listing in the online body shop locator linked directly from the FCA website; plus microsite within FCA website, linked to your facility website. – FCA Certified signage & credentials for online marketing – VIP Collision Care marketing tools – Listing on consumer-facing Certified Collision Care (consumer advocate) shop locators

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

– Facility must employ Provincially registered (licensed) collision repair technicians at all times, meeting all Provincial requirements – Must subscribe to current OEM repair procedures and have the ability to provide documented proof of compliance – Must maintain a current data subscription for the measuring system being utilized, provide proof of technical training to operate the measuring system being utilized – Have the ability to conduct and verify four-wheel alignment either in-house or through a sublet provider – Have the ability to remove, replace and re-install steering and suspension components, as well as engine and drivetrain units – Proof of Steel GMA (MIG/MAG) Welding Certification from recognized industry source, current (not expired) Certificate -Proof of Training or Certification in Silicon Bronze MIG Brazing from a recognized industry source – Utilize an OEM-approved refinishing system. Have a documented Quality Assurance/Quality Control System Provide proof of training on ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) to demonstrate a general understanding of the purpose, operation, repair considerations, and parts. -Provide proof of training on EVs (Electric Vehicles) to demonstrate a general understanding of the system, safety, repair considerations, and parts.

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

– Utilize a frame rack or dedicated/universal fixture bench with hydraulic equipment capable of making simultaneous, multiple body and/or structural pulls as necessary. A floor rail or rack mounted four (4) point anchoring system capable of holding a vehicle stationary is acceptable, however anchoring with floor pots is not acceptable. Minimum of two 10- ton pulling towers are required for all systems  -Utilize an electronic three-dimensional vehicle measuring system for structural diagnostics, correction, and documentation. -Utilize an R134a and R1234yf refrigerant (or current) recovery/ recycling system or proof of a qualified sublet provider – Pressure-feed corrosion protection material application equipment with wand attachments for applying anti-corrosion materials inside body cavities with a 360-degree spray pattern. – Have a dent removal/pulling system for steel panels that contains a stud welder, stud pins and washers, wiggle wire, and pulling attachments – Above ground lift with a lift capability of at least 7000 lbs. – 220v 3-Phase, Inverter-Type Squeeze-type Resistance Spot Welder (or equivalent) capable of producing a minimum of 600 lbf (270 daN) of clamping force and 10,000 amps of current at the electrodes – 220v (208-240) GMAW MAG Welder for Steel with 140 Amp or greater output (180 Amp preferred) – 220v (208-240) Silicon Bronze GMAW for MIG Brazing Pulse capable MIG w/ Synergic Adjustment & non-pulse setting with 200 Amp output capability – Have a spray booth with forced drying capabilities – Perform pre and post repair vehicle diagnostic scans on all vehicles as required by the vehicle manufacturer and retain proof of ALL post repair diagnostic scan results and calibrations performed as required by vehicle manufacturer (in-house or through a qualified sublet

AUTOMAKER

KIA

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 years

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

Yes

MARKETING BENEFITS

• Official Signage
• RepairDOC Procedure Usage & Compliance Limit liability exposure and assist your shop’s technicians in properly documenting OEM Repair Procedures, ensuring compliancy for each repair • Multiple OEM Recognition Multi-line collision repair centers may also be eligible for official Recognition by other OEMs that leverage the same requirements & Recognition process, saving you thousands.

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

• In business for a minimum of (5) years or verifiable credit rating and service history • Have current Garage Keepers liability insurance with a minimum of $1 Million policy limit
• No felony convictions by ownership or management • A preferred rental car provider or complimentary customer transportation
• Customer Satisfaction Rating (CSI) service that is measured by a third-party service provider
• A Limited Lifetime Warranty on completed repairs • A current subscription or use-access to OEM repair procedures for all applicable year, make, model vehicles to be repaired
• The capability to provide complete repair documentation with corresponding proof of compliance to OEM repair procedures where
applicable and all historical information is safeguarded electronically • A data-driven estimating system with Assured Performance dataMANAGER connected for reporting • A pre-delivery cleaning process for all vehicle interiors and exteriors • An adequately maintained customer parking area that is well-lit • A clean & well-maintained customer reception, waiting and estimating area with convenient customer restrooms • Adequately illuminated work areas for repairing, refinishing and detailing vehicles including inside of spraybooth • A data privacy policy, available to your customers, that outlines the protections provided for their personally identifiable information (PII) • Proof of on-going technical training, specific to new automobile years, makes, and models, for all technical staff
• Proof of training or certification in silicon-bronze MIG brazing • Certificate of EPA Section 609 compliance for refrigerant recovery
• Proof of training to operate the three-dimensional measuring equipment being utilized • Proof of product training from the OEM approved paint manufacturer being utilized

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

• An electronic 3D measuring system for structural diagnostics,correction, and documentation • Current data subscription for three-dimensional measuring system • A frame rack or bench system capable of producing body and
structural pulls • Celette fixture bench (GT-R only)
• 4 Point vehicle anchoring or fixturing capability for cars and light trucks • 220v 3-Phase, Inverter-Type Squeeze-type Resistance Spot Welder (or equivalent) capable of producing a minimum of 600 lbf (270 daN) of clamping force and 10,000 amps of current at the electrodes
• 220v (208-240) GMAW MAG Welder for Steel with 140 Amp or greater output (180 Amp preferred) • 220v (208-240) Silicon Bronze GMAW for MIG Brazing Pulse capable MIG w/Synergic Adjustment & non-pulse setting with 200 Amp output capability • R134a and R1234yf refrigerant recovery/recycling system or proof of qualified sublet A/C service provider
• Above ground lift with a lift capability of at least 7000 lbs.
• Capability to perform and verify four-wheel alignment either in-house
or through a sublet provider • The capability to remove, replace, and reinstall steering and suspension components, as well as engine and drive train units (inhouse or through a qualified sublet) • Perform pre and post repair diagnostic vehicle scans on all vehicles as required by the vehicle manufacturer and retain proof of ALL post repair diagnostic scan results and calibrations performed as required by vehicle manufacturer (in-house or through a qualified sublet)
• OEM approved refinishing system (paint mix room)
• A spray enclosure (paint booth) with forced drying capabilities
• Pressure-feed corrosion protection material application equipment
with wand attachments for applying anti-corrosion materials inside
body cavities with a 360-degree spray pattern

AUTOMAKER

LEXUS

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 years

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

Yes, or compliance with Assured Performance Training & Skills Matrix, ASE Blue Seal

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Listing in the online body shop locator linked directly from the FCA website; plus microsite within FCA website, linked to your facility website. – FCA Certified signage & credentials for online marketing – VIP Collision Care marketing tools – Listing on consumer-facing Certified Collision Care (consumer advocate) shop locators

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

Facility must employ Provincially registered (licensed) collision repair technicians at all times, meeting all Provincial requirements Subscribe to current OEM repair procedures and have the ability to provide documented proof of compliance Maintain a current data subscription for the measuring system being utilized Utilize an electronic three-dimensional vehicle measuring system Provide proof of technical training to operate the measuring system being utilized Have the ability to conduct and verify four-wheel alignment either in-house or through a sublet provider Have the ability to remove, replace, and reinstall steering and suspension components, as well as engine and drive train units  Utilize an OEM approved refinishing system Lexus Specific – The shop must have 1 computer per 4 techs located in the shop with access to the internet and printing capabilities, to allow technicians to reference technical information, take online training from TCI, TMS and ICAR. Technicians must reference the Toyota Technical Info from Infostream/TIS/ TRRP to ensure vehicle are repaired as per Lexus’s Recommended Repair Procedures -Shop must have parts carts and not store any parts inside customer vehicles

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

Utilize a frame rack or dedicated/universal fixture bench, with appropriate vehicle anchoring and pulling capabilities Utilize an R134a refrigerant (or current) recovery/recycling system or proof of a qualified sublet provider Have completed I-CAR WCS03 – Steel GMA (MIG) Welding Certification Have proof of training in Silicon Bronze MIG brazing or completed I-CAR BRZ02 – MIG brazing course Have a 220 Volt, 3-Phase Inverter-Type (or functionally equivalent Hybrid) – Squeeze-type Resistance Spot Welder (STRSW) capable of producing a minimum of 600 lbf (270 daN) of clamping force and 10,000 amps of current at the electrodes  Have a 220-volt MIG/MAG welder for steel fusion  Have a dent removal/pulling system for steel panels that contains a stud welder, stud pins and washers, wiggle wire, and pulling attachments Have a pulse MIG welder with silicon-bronze MIG brazing capabilities Have a spray booth with forced drying capabilities Lexus Specific – The shop must have a Toyota Factory Scan Tool (Toyota Tech Stream) and perform pre and post scans, vehicle health check, zero point calibrations and recalibrations of electronic systems

AUTOMAKER

NISSAN

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 years

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

Yes, or compliance with Assured Performance Training & Skills Matrix

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Listing in the online body shop locator linked directly from the FCA website; plus microsite within FCA website, linked to your facility website. – FCA Certified signage & credentials for online marketing – VIP Collision Care marketing tools – Listing on consumer-facing Certified Collision Care (consumer advocate) shop locators – Complimentary Towing – Smartphone apps -Business Improvement Program (BIP) -dataManager -RepairDoc Procedure Compliance

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

– Facility must employ Provincially registered (licensed) collision repair technicians at all times, meeting all Provincial requirements – Must subscribe to current OEM repair procedures and have the ability to provide documented proof of compliance – Must maintain a current data subscription for the measuring system being utilized, provide proof of technical training to operate the measuring system being utilized – Have the ability to conduct and verify four-wheel alignment either in-house or through a sublet provider – Have the ability to remove, replace and re-install steering and suspension components, as well as engine and drivetrain units – Proof of Steel GMA (MIG/MAG) Welding Certification from recognized industry source, current (not expired) Certificate -Proof of Training or Certification in Silicon Bronze MIG Brazing from a recognized industry source – Utilize an OEM-approved refinishing system, with the ability to provide proof of product training for the refinishing system being utilized -Have a documented Quality Assurance/Quality Control System -Provide proof of training on ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) to demonstrate a general understanding of the purpose, operation, repair considerations, and parts. -Provide proof of training on EVs (Electric Vehicles) to demonstrate a general understanding of the system, safety, repair considerations, and parts. – A pre-delivery cleaning process for all vehicle interiors and exteriors – Adequately illuminated work areas for repairing, refinishing and detailing vehicles including inside of spraybooth – Perform pre and post repair diagnostic vehicle scans on all vehicles as required by the vehicle manufacturer and retain proof of ALL post repair diagnostic scan results and calibrations performed as required by vehicle manufacturer (in-house or through a qualified sublet)

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

– Utilize a frame rack or dedicated/universal fixture bench with hydraulic equipment capable of making simultaneous, multiple body and/or structural pulls as necessary. A floor rail or rack mounted four (4) point anchoring system capable of holding a vehicle stationary is acceptable, however anchoring with floor pots is not acceptable. Minimum of two 10- ton pulling towers are required for all systems  -Utilize an electronic three-dimensional vehicle measuring system for structural diagnostics, correction, and documentation. -Utilize an R134a and R1234yf refrigerant (or current) recovery/ recycling system or proof of a qualified sublet provider – Pressure-feed corrosion protection material application equipment with wand attachments for applying anti-corrosion materials inside body cavities with a 360-degree spray pattern. -220v 3-Phase, Inverter-Type Squeeze-type Resistance Spot Welder (or equivalent) capable of producing a minimum of 600 lbf (270 daN) of clamping force and 10,000 amps of current at the electrodes -220v (208-240) GMAW MIG/MAG Welder for Steel with 180 Amp or greater output  6. -220v (208-240) Silicon Bronze GMAW for MIG Brazing Pulse capable MIG w/ Synergic Adjustment & non-pulse setting with 200 Amp output capability – Above ground lift with a lift capability of at least 7000 lbs. – A spray enclosure (paint booth) with forced drying capabilities

AUTOMAKER

CERTIFICATION TERM

2 years

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

No Info Available

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

No Info Available

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Certified Collsion Centre Locator -Marketing Services by Mercedes-Benz directly to Customers -Complimentary towing to nearest Certified Collision Centre

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

Benches/cabinets Welding protection/tarps Breathing apparatus for painters Safety equipment for personnel and vehicles

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

Equipment Summary: Straightening Bench with Jigs Star Diagnostic Machine 2 Post hoist from approved supplier MIG Welder Inverter Spot Welders Oxy/acetylene tanks with welding equipment Hydraulic Press Plasma Cutter Sand Blaster Paint Booth Smoke Extractor Infrared Radiation Stands Alignment Rack (Unless they have an agreement with an approved facility) A/C Machine (Unless they have an agreement with an approved facility)

AUTOMAKER

PORSCHE

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

No Info Available

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

No Info Available

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Use of the title “Porsche Certified Collision Centre” – Exclusive access to and use of customized PCCC marketing materials – Participation in both web-based and in-centre training offered by the Porsche Academy – Access to and use of an exclusive web portal dedicated to the PCCC Program – Consumer facing web page, including centre locator promoting the PCCC Program – Porsche workshop manual web access – Participation in Performance Feedback CSI service Each PCCC will receive marketing materials including the following: • Customer brochure explaining the benefits of using a Porsche Certified Collision Centre • Customer brochure describing how to care for the vehicle after repair • Exclusive Web site for PCCCs (www.porschecollisioncentre.ca) that includes the following: – Program and technical information – Access to on-line web training activities and registration for instructor led, in-centre training courses – Customer facing page with centre locator that can be used as a marketing tool

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

-The PCCC must utilize a Porsche approved paint supplier (Spies Hecker, Standox, R-M, PPG, Nexa Autocolor or Glasurit) and must only use the approved paint products when refinishing Porsche vehicles. -The PCCC must store damaged vehicles out of sight and in a secure manner. -The PCCC must have covered storage or utilize appropriate protection to prevent the vehicle’s interior and or engine compartment from being exposed to the elements -The Porsche Certified Collision Centre Facility must have a dedicated workspace for aluminum repairs to take place in. – The PCCC must utilize tools, equipment and materials approved by PCL for the repair of Porsche vehicles. – The PCCC must maintain inventory of general workshop equipment consistent with industry requirements. –

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

–The PCCC must have at least one work stall with a Porsche approved vehicle lift. (Two post lift with three way adjustable arms and a minimum 3000kg capacity) -The PCCC must have a dedicated paint mixing room with exhaust fume extraction and lighting of a minimum 70 footc andles with least one downdraft paint cabin capable of low-bake operations -Porsche approved four-wheel alignment capabilities. -A high-pressure, high volume compressed air system providing oiled and moisture-free compressed air and a refrigerant, desiccant or membrane type compressed air drying and filtration unit – Compression Resistance Spot Welder – Gas Metal Arc (GMA) welder (220 Volt) w – Structural Damage Measuring and Straightening Equipment.

AUTOMAKER

SUBARU

CERTIFICATION TERM

1 year

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 year

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

Yes, or compliance with Assured Performance Training & Skills Matrix

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Listing in the online body shop locator linked directly from the FCA website; plus microsite within FCA website, linked to your facility website. – FCA Certified signage & credentials for online marketing – VIP Collision Care marketing tools – Listing on consumer-facing Certified Collision Care (consumer advocate) shop locators

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

– Facility must employ Provincially registered (licensed) collision repair technicians at all times, meeting all Provincial requirements – Must subscribe to current OEM repair procedures and have the ability to provide documented proof of compliance – Must maintain a current data subscription for the measuring system being utilized, provide proof of technical training to operate the measuring system being utilized – Have the ability to conduct and verify four-wheel alignment either in-house or through a sublet provider – Have the ability to remove, replace and re-install steering and suspension components, as well as engine and drivetrain units – Proof of Steel GMA (MIG/MAG) Welding Certification from recognized industry source, current (not expired) Certificate -Proof of Training or Certification in Silicon Bronze MIG Brazing from a recognized industry source – Utilize an OEM-approved refinishing system, with the ability to provide proof of product training for the refinishing system being utilized Have a documented Quality Assurance/Quality Control System Provide proof of training on ADAS (Advanced Driver Assistance System) to demonstrate a general understanding of the purpose, operation, repair considerations, and parts. -Provide proof of training on EVs (Electric Vehicles) to demonstrate a general understanding of the system, safety, repair considerations, and parts. -Clean vehicle interiors and exteriors before delivery to customer -Utilize an OEM approved refinishing system and the ability to provide proof of product training for the refinishing system being utilized -Perform pre and post repair vehicle diagnostic scans on all vehicles as required by the vehicle manufacturer and retain proof of ALL post repair diagnostic scan results and calibrations performed as required by vehicle manufacturer (in-house or through a qualified sublet) -Parts Carts must be utilized for all repairs. No storage of parts permitted inside customer vehicles. -Subaru Scan tool, OR sublet scanning and diagnostics to dealer or qualified third party -Capable of straightening the body to factory specification. Fixturing capable.

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

AUTOMAKER

TESLA

CERTIFICATION TERM

2 years

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

N/A

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

N/A

MARKETING BENEFITS

• Official OEM certified signage, logos, website
• OEM referrals and shop placement on online shop locator

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

• Have all required licenses and permits, and operate in accordance with all local and federal regulations • Have current subscriptions to, and be proficient in the use of, computer based P • Page estimating systems with digital imaging and electronic estimate transfer capability
• Demonstrate ongoing industry relevant training (certificates) for management, administration and production personnel • Have the ability to hoist a vehicle for inspection • Have the ability to complete and verify four-wheel alignment through computer printout • Offer a written limited lifetime warranty against defects in workmanship
• Have the ability to remove and replace suspension components, wire harnesses, cooling system components, and supplemental restraint system (SRS) components in-house
• Have the ability to remove and install High Voltage batteries and drive motors in-house
• Have the ability to evacuate, reclaim, and recharge vehicle air conditioning systems using EPA compliant in-house equipment and certified technicians.• Utilize Tesla “Toolbox” software as necessary to complete required Toolbox diagnostic work in-house • Have a documented on-going system for measuring, tracking, and reporting customer satisfaction.

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

• Tesla-approved frame bench, EVO anchoring system, electronic measuring system, MIG/MAG welders, Squeeze
• Type resistance spot welder (STRS), blind rivet gun
• Aluminum dent repair station for repairing (versus replacing) external body panels
• Must have at least one downdraft paint booth capable of bake operations

AUTOMAKER

TOYOTA

CERTIFICATION TERM

No information available

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

No information available

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

No information available

MARKETING BENEFITS

Toyota certified Collision centres are trained to fix to the specifications and requirements of Toyota vehicles specifically. Genuine Toyota Parts and Toyota trained technicians Marketing Benefits centred around knowledge of vehicles specs and longevity of repair quality could be utilized.

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

– Same standard of repair for Structural integrity, Safety systems, Corrosion protection, Fit and finish andColor match -ASE Certification – Toyota Collision Repair & Refinish Training -On-site service and body work manuals, as well as display of service bulletins -Extensive general equipment -Toyota Specific ADAS training -Windshield Replacement

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

– Gas Welding/Cutting Outfit w/Cart -Mig Welder -Four Wheel Alignment System -Unibody Alignment Rack (bench) with floor pots -Spray Booth (down draft) with an Air Hose 5/16” ID 35 ft. (Equipment specs vary dependent on size of shop and number of technicians)

AUTOMAKER

CERTIFICATION TERM

2 years

YEARS IN OPERATION REQUIRED

5 years

I-CAR GOLD REQUIRED? Y/N

No information available.

MARKETING BENEFITS

– Website, POS, banners, certification plaques

BODY REPAIR REQUIREMENTS

– Minimum 90 percent OEM parts committment – Must have CSI reporting process/Dekra prefrerred

EQUIPMENT REQUIREMENTS

No information available.

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