Training for Your Role - Production Management
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Effective July 11, 2016: GE001L01 replaces CYC01.

Reminder: Course pre-requisites are required. To achieve the maximum benefits from Production Management training, courses have been designed to be taken in sequence - each one building upon the knowledge learned in the class taken before.

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Production Management students are expected to learn and refine the following areas as they complete each
I-CAR® ProLevel™


ProLevel 1

  • Understand learning culture
  • Review the job
  • Assign the job
  • Disassemble (blueprint/teardown)
  • Evaluate work in process
  • Make workflow adjustments
  • Oversee quality control
  • Manage facilities, equipment, and supplies
  • Manage shop personnel
  • Manage business performance
ProLevel 2
  • Managing A Learning Culture Environment
  • Cycle Time Analysis
  • Blueprinting
  • Quality Control
  • Workforce Development
  • Building Vendor And Network Relationships
  • Key Performance Indicators
  • Company Financials - Profit And Loss
ProLevel 3
  • Coming Soon



SIX WAYS TO LEARN AND TEST
Live: Instructor-led classroom and/or in-shop training.
Online: Self-study, available 24/7.
Welding Training & Certification: Instructor-led skills training and verification testing.
Virtual: Online Instructor-led learning and interactive discussion.
Hands-On Skills Development: Hands-on practice and learning with instructor coaching.
Knowledge Areas RequiredMinimum # of Courses Required Per Knowledge AreaMinimum # of Credit Hours Required Per Knowledge AreaLive
Class
 Online
Class
 Virtual
Class
Welding Training & Certification Hands-On
Skills
Development
Learning Culture Overview11- - -PM101E01 - - - - - -- - -
Before the Repair Starts11- - -PM105E01 - - - - - -- - -
Matching the Repair to the Team12- - -- - - PM110V01 - - -- - -
Workflow Essentials11- - -PM115E01 - - - - - -- - -
Synchronizing Workflow through Team Communication12PM120L01- - - - - - - - -- - -
Problem Solving for Workflow Changes12- - -- - - PM125V01 - - -- - -
Quality is Your Business11- - -PM130E01 - - - - - -- - -
Optimizing Processes, Equipment, and Compliance11- - -PM135E01 - - - - - -- - -
Developing the Team and the Business11- - -- - - PM140V01 - - -- - -
Refining the Team and the Business12PM145L01- - - - - - - - -- - -
New Technology13or - - - - - -- - -
Total Knowledge Areas Needed
11
Minimum Courses Needed
11
Minimum Credit Hours Needed
17
Knowledge Areas RequiredMinimum # of Courses Required Per Knowledge AreaMinimum # of Credit Hours Required Per Knowledge AreaLive Class Online Class Virtual ClassWelding Training & Certification Hands-On
Skills
Development
Managing A Learning Culture Environment21
1
- - -PM201E01
PM205E01
- - - - - -- - -
Cycle Time Analysis24GE001L01andPM215E01 - - - - - -- - -
Blueprinting11- - -PM220E01 - - - - - -- - -
Quality Control11- - -PM225E01 - - - - - -- - -
Workforce Development12- - -- - - PM210V01 - - -- - -
Building Vendor And Network Relationships11- - -PM240E01 - - - - - -- - -
Key Performance Indicators11- - -PM230E01 - - - - - -- - -
Company Financials - Profit And Loss11- - -PM235E01 - - - - - -- - -
New Technology13or - - - - - -- - -
Total Knowledge Areas Needed
9
Minimum Courses Needed
11
Minimum Credit Hours Needed
16
Knowledge Areas RequiredMinimum # of Courses Required Per Knowledge AreaMinimum # of Credit Hours Required Per Knowledge AreaLive Class Online Class Virtual ClassWelding Training & Certification Hands-On
Skills
Development


Coming Soon.

In order for a business to achieve or maintain Gold Class™ status, Non-Role Reps must complete 6 credit hours of role-relevant training annually by their business's Gold Class renewal date.

The following annual training options have been designated for this role. Non-Role Reps may choose any combination of these courses to satisfy their 6 credit hours of annual training, but I-CAR recommends taking them in the order listed below.

ProLevel 1 Options
PM101E01 Learning Culture Overview (1 Credit Hours)
PM105E01 Before the Repair Starts (1 Credit Hours)
PM110V01 Matching the Repair to the Team (2 Credit Hours)
PM115E01 Workflow Essentials (1 Credit Hours)
PM120L01 Synchronizing Workflow through Team Communication (2 Credit Hours)
PM125V01 Problem Solving for Workflow Changes (2 Credit Hours)
PM130E01 Quality is Your Business (1 Credit Hours)
PM135E01 Optimizing Processes, Equipment, and Compliance (1 Credit Hours)
PM140V01 Developing the Team and the Business (1 Credit Hours)
PM145L01 Refining the Team and the Business (2 Credit Hours)
ProLevel 2 Options
GE001L01 Understanding the Cycle Time Process (3 Credit Hours)
PM201E01 Implementing a Learning Culture (1 Credit Hours)
PM205E01 Hiring to Support Your Shop's Learning Culture (1 Credit Hours)
PM210V01 Developing New Talent (2 Credit Hours)
PM215E01 Improving Your Shop's Cycle Time Process (1 Credit Hours)
PM220E01 Gaining Efficiencies through Blueprinting (1 Credit Hours)
PM225E01 Strengthening Your In-Process Quality Controls (1 Credit Hours)
PM230E01 Speaking the KPI Language (1 Credit Hours)
PM235E01 Understanding Your Part in Profit and Loss (1 Credit Hours)
PM240E01 Building Effective Vendor and Insurer Relationships (1 Credit Hours)
ProLevel 3 Options


In Development - Coming Soon.

New Technology Options
VT018E01 Vehicle Technology and Trends 2018 (1 Credit Hours)
VT215E01 Camera Calibration, Inspection, and Initialization Requirements (1 Credit Hours)
VT220E01 Calibration Requirements for Blind Spot and Parking Assist Systems (1 Credit Hours)
VT225E01 General Motors (GM) Company Collision Repair Overview (1 Credit Hours)
FO007E01 2018 Expedition and Navigator Aluminum Body Repair (1 Credit Hours)
VT230E01 Understanding Volkswagen Collision Repair (1 Credit Hours)
VT235E01 Steering Angle Sensor Overview and Diagnostics (1 Credit Hours)
VT240E01 Understanding Volvo Collision Repair (1 Credit Hours)
VT245E01 Using Vehicle Maker Repair Procedures (1 Credit Hours)
VT250E01 Windshields and Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) (1 Credit Hours)
VT205E01 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Collision Repair Overview (1 Credit Hours)
VT200E01 Calibration of Front Facing Cameras and Front Radars (1 Credit Hours)
VT210E01 Introduction to Diagnostics and Scan Tools (1 Credit Hours)
VT117L01 Vehicle Technology Trends and Diagnostics Overview (3 Credit Hours)
NEW16 Vehicle Technology and Trends 2016 (3 Credit Hours)
FOR06 2015 Ford F-150 Structural Repair Training Course (30G24T0) (6 Credit Hours)
ALT04e Alternative Fuel Vehicle Damage Analysis (1 Credit Hours)
ALT05e Alternative Fuel Vehicle Safety (2 Credit Hours)
BRZ01e MIG Brazing Theory (1 Credit Hours)
APR01 Aluminum Exterior Panel Repair and Replacement (3 Credit Hours)
DAM11e Restraint Systems Damage Analysis (3 Credit Hours)
SPS09 Best Practices For High-Strength Steel Repairs (3 Credit Hours)
VT017E01 Vehicle Technology and Trends 2017 (1 Credit Hours)
ALT03 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Damage Analysis and Safety (3 Credit Hours)
REF10 Understanding and Preventing Refinish Defects (3 Credit Hours)
NEW15 Vehicle Technology and Trends 2015 (3 Credit Hours)
DAM11 Restraint Systems Damage Analysis (3 Credit Hours)
NI002E01 Nissan Repair Considerations (1 Credit Hours)
NI003E01 INFINITI Repair Considerations (1 Credit Hours)
NI001E01 Safety Shield Technologies (1 Credit Hours)
Non-ProLevel Options
GE050E01 Hybrid Vehicle Identification and Damage Analysis (1 Credit Hours)
MK001E01 Trim Removal and Installation (1 Credit Hours)
MK005E01 Removing Panels and Assemblies for Mechanical Access (1 Credit Hours)
MK010V01 Planning Mechanical Repairs (2 Credit Hours)
MK015E01 Understanding Vehicle Communication Networks (1 Credit Hours)
MK020V01 Electronic Systems Diagnostics and Repair (2 Credit Hours)
MK025E01 Electrical Damage Inspection (1 Credit Hours)
MK030E01 Electrical Theory (1 Credit Hours)
MK035E01 Circuit Measurements with a Digital Volt Ohm Meter (1 Credit Hours)
MK180E01 Troubleshooting Basic Electrical Circuits (1 Credit Hours)
MK185E01 Wiring and Connector Service and Repairs (1 Credit Hours)
MK190V01 Initialization and Calibration of Electronic Systems (2 Credit Hours)
MK195V01 Control Module Programming Overview (1 Credit Hours)
I-CAR Industry Training Alliance Options
-3M Paint Preparation for Productivity - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-3M Paint Defect Removal and Polish - Online (1 Credit Hours)
-3M Plastic Repair - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-3M Corrosion Protection, Seam Sealers and NVH - Online (1 Credit Hours)
-3M Aluminum and Steel Panel Replacement Methods - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-3M Dent Repair - Online (1 Credit Hours)
-3M Industry Night- Corrosion Protection (1 Credit Hours)
-AKZONOBEL PCE Training Camp (11 Credit Hours)
-Axalta RPM General Manager - Financial Management (4 Credit Hours)
-Axalta RPM General Manager - Process Standardization and Improvement (4 Credit Hours)
-Axalta Group 01 – Customer Service Representative - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-Axalta Group 02 – Painting for Production Management - Online (1 Credit Hours)
-Axalta Group 03 – Repair Planning - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-Axalta Group 04 – Selling Activities - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-Axalta Group 05 – Body Activities - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-Axalta Group 06 – Delivery Activities - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-Axalta Group 09 – Financial Gross Profit - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-Axalta Group 10 – Paint & Material Gross Profit - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-Axalta Group 11 – Production Systems - Online (2 Credit Hours)
-Axalta RPM General Manager - Recruiting, Hiring, and Training (7 Credit Hours)
-BASF Advanced Process Solutions (APS) Planning Session (24 Credit Hours)
-BASF Measuring & Improving Performance (7 Credit Hours)
-BASF Paint Department Productivity (7 Credit Hours)
-BASF Organizational Structure (7 Credit Hours)
-BASF Delivering Complete Customer Satisfaction (7 Credit Hours)
-BASF Get the Keys (7 Credit Hours)
-BASF VisionPLUS Performance Groups (7 Credit Hours)
-CHIEF Joining Technologies (7 Credit Hours)
-CHIEF MIG Welding - In Shop (6 Credit Hours)
-CHIEF Spot Welding - In Shop (6 Credit Hours)
-CHIEF Blueprinting Structual Damage (7 Credit Hours)
-PPG MVP Business in the 21st Century (6 Credit Hours)
-PPG MVP Leading Change (6 Credit Hours)
-PPG MVP Parts Management (7 Credit Hours)
-SEM Plastic & Bumper Repair and Refinishing Certification (2 Credit Hours)
-SEM Adhesive, Rivet, and Weld Bonding (2 Credit Hours)
-SEM School (15 Credit Hours)
-SEM Automotive Corrosion Protection (4 Credit Hours)
-SEM Automotive Foams and Sound Dampening (2 Credit Hours)
-SAINT-GOBAIN Aluminum Best Practices (3 Credit Hours)
-SAINT-GOBAIN Collision Center Best Practices (3 Credit Hours)
-TESLA Model S and Model X Mechanical, Electrical, Trim – Online (2 Credit Hours)
-TESLA Structural Repair Package - Online (3 Credit Hours)
-TESLA Electrical Safety - Chapters 1-4 - Online (1 Credit Hours)
-TESLA Model S and X Mechanical, Electrical, Trim (28 Credit Hours)
-TESLA Model 3: Mechanical, Electrical and Trim - Online (1 Credit Hours)

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