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CRR 742 - Estimating Theory

Credits: 2
Lecture Hours: 1
Lab Hours: 2
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Vehicle damage estimating skills are needed to provide a written report. This report can then be used as a repair guide, a legal document, an analysis report and for business evaluation. Ability to use estimating guides and write estimates accurately will be emphasized.
Competencies
  1. Determine differences among various collision estimating manuals
    1. Explain the advantages of using various estimating manuals
    2. Interpret the contents of the estimating manuals
    3. Explain the procedure explanations in the estimating manuals
    4. Explain the refinish procedure explanations in the estimating manuals
    5. Explain the symbols and abbreviations in estimating manuals
  2. Develop proper procedures for completing an estimating form
    1. Choose the proper estimating form
    2. List the appropriate customer information
    3. List the appropriate vehicle information
    4. Identify the damage to the vehicle
    5. Find locations of VIN number for vehicle to be estimated, decode VIN
    6. List the paint code number for vehicle to be estimated
    7. List the damage to the vehicle
    8. Compare the type and color of paint already on vehicle with the manufacturer’s vehicle information label
  3. Create a damage report in proper sequence to industry standards
    1. Choose correct symbols and abbreviations in writing estimates
    2. List the damage in proper sequence (front to back, outer to inner)
    3. List the proper parts, labor, and material costs
    4. Show the total cost from parts, labor, and materials
    5. Analyze completed damage report to determine appropriate methods for overall repair; develop and document a repair plan
  4. Discuss primary and secondary damage
    1. Identify primary damage
    2. Determine straightening or replacement of primary damage
    3. Identify secondary damage
    4. Determine straightening or replacement of secondary damage
    5. Determine damage force flow
    6. Determine the extent of direct and indirect damage and the direction of impact
    7. Document the methods and sequence of repair and develop a repair plan
  5. Evaluate collision damage to a vehicle
    1. Analyze frame damage on vehicle
    2. Analyze structural damage on vehicle
    3. Analyze suspension damage on vehicle
    4. Analyze sheet metal damage on vehicle
    5. Identify mechanical damage on vehicle
    6. Identify interior damage on vehicle
    7. Identify trim damage on vehicle
    8. Identify damage to aluminum body panels; repair or replace
  6. Complete I-CAR Introduction Series (#9, #10, #11, #12)
    1. Complete #9 Intro to industry repair terms (IRT00e)
    2. Complete #10 Intro to mechanical systems terminology - Part 1 (IMT01e)
    3. Complete #11 Intro to mechanical systems terminology - Part 2 (IMT02e)
    4. Complete #12 Intro to mechanical repair terms and vehicle protection (IMV00e)

Competencies Revised Date: 2019



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