ATC’s distance learning program makes it quick and easy to become an Automotive Collision Estimator. This program includes ATC’s complete Collision Estimating program of text, online web based learning, online testing, and professional instructor support. Put simply, with ATC’s estimating courses online you will learn everything you need to know to get on the same career path followed by many of the top professional estimators in the insurance and auto body industry.
On graduation, you will know how to complete both written and computer- based estimates, including labor, repair, and paint times. In addition, you will receive a professional collision estimator certificate recognized throughout the auto body industry
You also need to know that that collision estimating has good career potential for two reasons:
growing demand throughout North America for experienced collision estimators
an increasing number of existing collision estimators are expected to retire
Key elements of ATC’s estimating courses online
Identification of vehicle body construction
Identification of vehicle body damage
Content of a proper collision estimate
How to write a collision estimate
Several estimate examples
Preparing professional estimates
Use of industry software to produce computer estimates
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Crystal Mulack, Auto Body Collision Technician Graduate
I chose this career so that when people see my custom work, they will say: "That's Crystal's!" I love what I do.
Originally, I wanted to be a mechanic. I had an opportunity to do "work experience" at a shop, and the people I worked for encouraged me to try my hand at body work. I found that I was good at, and actually liked it more than mechanical work!
Now that I knew what I wanted to do, I needed to find a school to teach me the fundamentals. I came across the Automo... READ MORE
Dean Woloshen, Auto Body Collision Technician Graduate
I had a great experience at ATC. The instructors were very experienced and excited to be passing on their knowledge to others. What I learnt at ATC helped me open up my own shop where I now have students doing their practicum. Having the ATC course under your belt really gives you an edge. Anyone interested in the automotive or auto body should sign up with ATC.
Chris Dodigovia, Auto Body Collision Technician Graduate
Before I went to ATC I fooled around with cars. Once I went to ATC with the instruction that I got it helped me tremendously to expand my knowledge in the auto body and especially the customizing field. I couldn't be doing the work that I am doing now without the foundation ATC gave me. READ MORE
Kevin Holter, Auto Body Collision Technician Graduate
The practicum is very important. It is your chance to see how a shop runs and they should all consider it to be the worlds longest job interview. I was hired at Auto West BMW which was a very good success for me and I owe it all too hard work and ATC. READ MORE
When you choose the Automotive Training Centre for career-specific education, you’re joining the ranks of thousands of other Canadian success stories. For more than 2 decades individuals just like you have started their professional careers equipped with the confidence, skills and hands-on knowledge provided by our high quality experienced caring staff. The Automotive Training Centre has been helping adults transform their lives through professional technical training for more than 25 years offering a wide variety of professional automotive programs.