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ENROLL YOUR TECHS

NEW IN 2020: COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISH

Hands-on upskill and efficiency training
to grow, retain, and recruit mechanics.

ASSES YOUR TECHS NOW

NEW IN 2020: COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISH

UPSKILL EFFICIENCY BOOTCAMPS

Matrix Trade Institute provides 30 hours of HANDS-ON upskill and efficiency training over two weeks. Your employees work for you and then train for three hours per day to keep production moving and allow them to apply what they’re learning immediately.

Blueprint Tear Down/technical Writing

  • Complete disassembly of vehicle damage
  • Accurate mapping (marking) of all vehicle damage
  • Complete photos of all marked damage (repair & replace)
  • Accurate communications with estimator (technical writer)
  • Estimate review
  • Parts cart loading process

Paint Prep & Finishing

  • Efficient masking process
  • Thorough panel prep including cleaning and sanding
  • Priming, guide coating and block sanding
  • Finish sanding clear coat (wet / dry methods)
  • Machine compounding, finish polishing and final detailing

Color Matching Success

  • Color theory and understanding the color wheel
  • Train skill in accurately discerning color differences
  • Repeatable step by step color creation process
  • Tri-Coats, Metallics and Pearls
  • Successful color blending

Fast Lane & Plastic Welding

  • Estimate repair mapping
  • Minor vehicle disassembly
  • Small dent repair
  • Bumper repair
  • Plastic welding

Airbag Diagnosis & Repair

  • Airbag systems operation and functionality
  • Airbag system safety and handling
  • System diagnosis and scan tool use
  • System components and replacement

Welding – Steel, Aluminum, Bronze

  • Weld types and required welder types
  • Cutting and prepping panels
  • Bronze mig welding
  • Steel mig welding and sleeving
  • Aluminum mig welding

Training Schedule

Start Date Bootcamp Time
10/5 - 10/16 Paint Prep and Finishing M-F 2-5 PM
10/19 - 10/30 Color Matching Success M-F 2-5 PM
11/2 - 11/13 Fast Lane Repairs with Plastic Welding M-F 2-5 PM
11/16 - 11/27 Panel Straightening M-F 2-5 PM
12/14 - 12/25 Airbag Systems Diagnosis and Repair with Basic Electrical M-F 2-5 PM
12/18 - 12/8 Mig Welding: Steel, Bronze and Aluminum M-F 2-5 PM

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216-930-4225

Enroll your mechanics today or call us at 216-930-1234 to learn more about
our programs for new students or your employees.

ENROLL YOUR TECHS