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Collision Training Expo 2024 returns, May 3-4

The NWACA event expands to two days to be held at Clover Park Technical College in Lakewood, Wash; CTE is open to all

Lakewood, Wash.—The Northwest Auto Care Association (NWACA) has expanded its CTE 2024 training event to two days, starting Friday morning, May 3, and going through Saturday, May 4, followed by a shop owners/managers roundtable and more.

CTE has added classes taught by I-CAR, Hunter Engineering, DEHR Consulting, Industrial finishes and a painting class by PPRC using VR technology, stated Micah Strom, NWACA Collision chair. “We also have all but one of last years trainers participating again this year, with new and updated curriculum based on the feedback from last year.”

Collision repairers can learn from top instructors in technical, management, and estimator courses. It is also an opportunity to preview/purchase the latest tools, equipment, technologies, and supplies. Click here to learn more and to register.

Benefits of attending include:

  • Keeping up with evolving technology: The automotive industry is continuously progressing, and new models with advanced technologies are launched every year. To cater to these changes, collision repair technicians need to stay updated with the latest processes and techniques. Training sessions and programs help them learn about the latest advancements, which helps in performing complex repairs with ease.
  • Enhancing Skills: Through training, collision repair technicians can enhance their skills and knowledge, which helps them in providing quality services. The automobile industry demands technicians with updated techniques to resolve new problems that arise. Training programs further give technicians the opportunity to become specialized in their area of interest, such as spray painting, welding or damage diagnosis.
  • Increased Safety: Collision repair technicians work with heavy machinery, tools and chemicals that can potentially cause harm if not used appropriately. With proper training, technicians learn to operate these machines with caution and handle chemicals effectively, thus reducing the risk of accidents and injuries in the workplace.
  • Meeting Standards and Regulations: The Government mandates strict standards and regulations for the automobile industry. Collision repair technicians must be aware of these regulations to ensure that their work complies with legal standards for repairs, safety and environmental aspects. Training programs help technicians understand and meet these standards.

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