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What does it mean to be I-Car certified?

After an accident, drivers deserve peace of mind when they have their vehicle repaired and return to the road. You'll get that peace of mind at when you schedule collision repairs with us. At Brandon Collision, we are proud to say that all of our technicians are I-CAR certified. We are committed to providing you with quality repair and the I-CAR certifications of our service center staff ensure that you'll get the highest level of quality possible. Read on the find out what an I-CAR certification means for you as a driver.

To become I-CAR certified, our qualified service technicians trained in the I-CAR Professional Development Program, which was designed with extensive input from leaders in the collision repair industry to give repair technicians the knowledge they need to perform their role safely and efficiently. Today's vehicles are complex, and at Brandon Collision in Tampa, FL, we know up-to-date training is the only way to provide quality collision repair to our customers. 

With an I-CAR certification, our technicians learn how to properly repair the vehicles on the road today, ensuring the repairs are safe and complete. Here are some of the roles included in the training:

  • Estimator: This instruction teaches technicians how to inspect and evaluate damaged vehicles and provide a clear and accurate damage report.
  • Non-Structural Technician: This training explains how to restore damaged exterior panels to their original function and appearance.
  • Steel-Structural Technician: During this training, technicians learn how to restore the structural integrity of damaged vehicles.
  • Refinish Technician: Here, technicians learn to apply paint to vehicles so that cars leave the collision center looking as they did before they were involved in an accident.

Specialized roles that technicians can train in include Production Management, Aluminum Structural Technician, and Electrical Mechanical Technician.  In today's highly technical world of vehicles, it's of the utmost importance that collision repair professionals are trained well and kept up-to-date when it comes to the industry. An I-CAR certification ensures that they are. 

You can be confident about the quality of service you will receive when you come to Brandon Collision in Tampa, FL, and serving the Brandon area. Contact us today to get started on your repairs. We'll have your car as good as new and back on the road as quickly as possible, and you can be confident in the repairs thanks to I-CAR certification. Our knowledgeable service technicians can perform whatever repair you need - car body frame repairscratch and dent removal, repainting, and refinishing - quickly and reliably!