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Chief University Introduces Updated, Interactive Design-Based Repair Course

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March 18, 2015—Chief University has updated its design-based repair course to cover the advanced metals and construction methods used in today’s vehicles. The new course is offered as part of Chief University’s 2015 schedule, which includes more than 80 collision repair and estimating classes held across the country.

“Design Based Repair, one of our flagship courses, provides an in-depth look at new vehicle materials and design,” Ken Boylan, global training manager for Chief, said in a release. “The information presented better equips collision repair professionals to return damaged vehicles to original specifications. Since OEMs are continuously utilizing new metals and manufacturing techniques, the Design Based Repair course must be regularly updated with new procedures.”

Changes to the design-based repair course for 2015 include the introduction of new sections covering advanced high-strength steels and structural aluminum.

The updated course content places an emphasis on new vehicles up to and including the 2015 model year. The two-day course also features a new presentation designed to maximize attendees’ time in the classroom. 

The fee for the new Design Based Repair course is $655, which includes training materials and a certificate of completion.

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