North Richland Hills, Texas, July 24, 2017 - The Automotive Management Institute (AMi), the industry's leading nonprofit provider and collaborator of administrative and management education for automotive collision and mechanical service repair segments, announces the development and launch of two new professional designations for the Collision Repair Estimator role. "The new designations, represent fourteen months of industry work to identify and develop requirements, which include AMi, I-CAR and Information Provider training and ASE B6 Certification, stated AMi President, Jeff Peevy. "The designations also require elective credit hours from AMi approved industry training providers, teaching estimating related topics."
Two levels of designations are available:
Accredited Collision-Repair Estimator (ACE)
Accredited Master Collision-Repair Estimator (AMCE)
These new designations require multiple categories of training and professional achievement, including; business related and soft-skills, technical damage analysis and information provider. Both designations require I-CAR training to satisfy technical damage analysis. "The joining of two esteemed professional designations, I-CAR Platinum and AMi ACE/AMCE, strengthens and reinforces the professionalism of the Estimator role, a role that is critical to the collision repair process," said John Van Alstyne, CEO and president of I-CAR. "As the industry standard for techni... read more