QUA01 - Inspecting Repairs for Quality Control
Course format: Classroom instruction with written test
Estimated Duration: 4 hours
After taking this course you will be able to:
Explain the importance for conducting post-repair inspections
Identify repairs that should be inspected before coatings are applied
Explain how to use various inspection tools to access hard-to-see repair areas
Identify refinish defects and signs of improper masking
Explain how to verify corrosion protection has been properly applied
Describe considerations for pre-delivery and post-delivery inspections
Understand how to effectively communicate information regarding repair to the customer
Module 1 – Importance for Quality Control and Inspecting Structural Repairs
In the first module, the student will review the value of having effective processes for quality control and will be introduced to tools that can assist with the process. This section continues with a look at the considerations around inspecting structural repairs of steel and aluminum.
Module 2 – Inspecting Exterior Panels and Finish
In the second module, the student will be introduced to procedures for identifying quality issues related to panel fit, attachment method, refinish defects, and straightening. The student will review the considerations around verifying proper replacements and application procedures as well as considerations around sublet repair inspections.
Module 3 – Pre-Delivery and Post-Delivery Inspections
The course concludes by reinforcing the value in conducting pre-delivery and post-delivery inspections. Inspection procedures done before and after a test drive are reviewed as well as considerations around conducting these procedures and communicating the right information to the customer.