I-CAR has announced that it has obtained the accreditation of IACET (International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training). I-CAR is now the first organization within the collision repair cross-industry to earn this rigorous accreditation by following a proven universal model to develop effective and valuable continuing education programs in nine recognized categories of educational programming excellence. by IACET.
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“I-CAR’s IACE accreditation is another symbol of our commitment to industry-leading technical training and the highest standards for course development across our program portfolio, strengthening continues I-CAR’s leadership in providing relevant and accessible collision repair training and programs,” said John Van Alstyne, President and CEO of I-CAR. “The rigor placed by our team behind the delivery of I-CAR courses, now coupled with the stringent requirements necessary to maintain accreditation, is unparalleled and will provide all learners in our cross-industry with an advanced level of training to continue their career path.” Van Alstyne commented that the achievement can be compared to an ISO (International Organization for Standardization) certification in the OEM sector.
I-CAR’s Director of Protocols, Licensing and Quality Management, David Parzen, added, “I-CAR has completed an extremely thorough evaluation process and has successfully demonstrated adherence to industry standards. ‘IACET in addressing the design, development, administration and evaluation of its programs. »
Parzen noted that the I-CAR team invested countless hours and effort into this achievement and recognized its importance in ensuring that all I-CAR learners receive a level of education that stands up to the technical advances that the industry is currently facing.
As an IACET Accredited Provider, I-CAR offers IACET CEUs for its learning events that comply with the ANSI/IACET Continuing Education Standard.
“This IACET designation further reinforces our unwavering commitment to world-class quality in leading cross-industry educational programs, technical information and technical services, and our organization is proud to be associated with it,” said Van Alstyne. “Achieving IACET accreditation is in line with our vision that every person in the industry has the information, knowledge and skills to perform a complete, safe and quality repair for the ultimate benefit of the consumer. We also raise the bar for I-CAR and its partners, ensuring learners receive the educational experience they deserve.
IACET accreditation demonstrates the I-CAR team’s ongoing dedication to continuous improvement and supports the organization’s goal of serving cross-industry through collaborative solutions based on quality, excellence and transparency.
Founded in 1979, I-CAR is a non-profit education, knowledge and solutions organization designed to meet the changing needs of the collision repair interindustry. I-CAR is focused on improving the quality and safety of automotive collision repair for the ultimate benefit of industry and consumer. For more information, visit i-car.com.