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Monday, 20 June 2022 12:58

Stellantis Selects I-CAR to Provide New Specialized Training Courses to Collision Network

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Stellantis North America announced I-CAR® will provide and manage a portfolio of new Vehicle and Technology Specific Training courses (VTST), six of which will be required for all FCA Certified Collision Care shops, along with two recommended optional courses.

These courses ensure professionals are trained to have the knowledge and skills required to perform complete, safe and quality repairs, and are required to obtain or maintain FCA certification.

 

“Stellantis’s Service Engineering group has worked closely with I-CAR’s curriculum development team to integrate the latest Stellantis procedures into all new courses,” said Lynn Rogers, body/collision serviceability lead, Stellantis technical service operations for North America. “As the complexity of today’s vehicle repairs accelerates, we are raising the bar of our training requirements to ensure our entire collision network is at a `master class’ level in their knowledge and skills.”

 

As of June 1, all FCA Certified Collision Care facilities will be required to complete the following courses to obtain or maintain FCA certification:

 

  • FCA wiTECH Scan Tool Fundamentals (a prerequisite for FCA Driver Assistance systems for Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM, Alfa Romeo and FIAT vehicles)
  • FCA wiTECH ECU Flashing*
  • FCA Driver Assistance Systems for Chrysler, Dodge, Jeep, RAM, Alfa Romeo and FIAT vehicles
  • FCA Introduction to Service Library for Chrysler, Jeep, Dodge, RAM, FIAT, and Alfa Romeo vehicles
  • FCA Marketing Your Certification
  • Jeep Grand Cherokee WL

 

These courses will be part of I-CAR’s Vehicle and Technology Specific portfolio, and are linked to I-CAR’s Professional Development Program™ (PDP) counting towards fulfillment of role specific annual training, and can be completed by any individual at their FCA Certified Collision Care facility. 

 

Prior course completions will not be affected.

 

In addition, the following are recommended...


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