Course will suit
All bodyshop employees
€180 (160 for Autobiz or VRA members)
Red Cow Moran Hotel, Dublin
Thursday, October 18, 2012
9am - 5pm
Steve Carter and Jason Bowes
Call Autobiz on 091-523 292
From Steve Carter of eXponentia:
• Impact of new vehicle technology on the make up of the type of cars to be repaired, ie. What percentage are likely to be petrol, diesel, hybrid, electric?
• Trends with petrol and diesel (Euro6) smaller engines, AdBlue etc.
• Overview of hybrid and electric vehicle technology.
• Practicalities of working on hybrid and electric cars, safety precautions, isolation, etc.
• Touch on recovery of hybrid and electric cars.
• Need for coding and diagnostic equipment to effect even simple repairs in the future.
• Developments in accident avoidance technology and any insight you can give into car manufacturer views on accident repair
• Future developments in airbag technology.
From Jason Bowes of Basic Welding:
• What is the make up of new vehicles, what metals are being used and why?
• What are the implications for repairers on the use of new metals?
• How new metals react in an accident?
• The requirements and techniques required to weld new metals.
• The dangers of incorrect welding of new metals.
• A guide to MIG braze welding. Where it is used and why.
• The importance of welding health and safety.
• Welding equipment and machine set up.
• Looking to future of repair techniques and welding.
• Repair trends and the benefits of repair