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GEICO training center earns I-CAR Gold Class designation

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April 8, 2011—GEICO’s auto damage training center in McLean, Va. recently earned its I-CAR Gold Class Professionals designation.

The I-CAR Gold Class Professionals designation identifies collision repair industry facilities that are committed to providing the highest level of training necessary to keep its team up-to-date on the most current vehicle technology and repair procedures.

“By achieving this designation, not only will the training center be kept informed of the industry’s best practices, but the knowledge learned will be passed along to each of our adjusters as well,” said Tim Hession, director of auto damage training for GEICO.

GEICO adjusters throughout the country train at the McLean facility. Each of GEICO’s auto damage instructors completed training courses and exercises for the center to qualify for the Gold Class designation, according to GEICO.

“I-CAR congratulates GEICO on earning its I-CAR Gold Class Professionals designation and welcomes it into I-CAR’s expanding network of I-CAR Gold Class Professionals businesses,” said John Van Alstyne, I-CAR president and CEO. “GEICO’s commitment to training on today’s ever-changing vehicle technology will continue to provide its auto damage trainers with the knowledge needed to deliver a positive customer experience and ultimately, a safe and complete repair for its customers.”

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