Audi Training

The Audi Authorized Collision Repair program requires facilities to obtain and maintain I-CAR® Gold Class® designation. The I-CAR Gold Class designation ensures that professionals are trained to have the knowledge and skills required to provide customers with efficient, safe and high-quality collision repairs.

Audi Authorized Collision Repair

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EV and ADAS Course Requirements

Audi of America as part of their commitment to electrify their fleet and increase ADAS technologies to benefit the customer, the following courses are required for new and certified shops.

Hybrid, Electric, and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Service
Hybrid, Electric, and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Service
Online, 45m
Required for All Job Roles
Hybrid Vehicle Identification and Damage Analysis
Hybrid Vehicle Identification and Damage Analysis
Online, 1h
Required for Estimators and Structural Technicians
Understanding High Voltage Safety
Understanding High Voltage Safety
Online, 45m
Required for Estimators and Structural Technicians
Convenience Systems Operation and Service
Convenience Systems Operation and Service
Online, 1h
Required for All Job Roles
ADAS Operation and Service
ADAS Operation and Service
Online, 1h 20m
Required for All Job Roles
Incorporating ADAS in Your Business
Incorporating ADAS in Your Business
Online, 30m
Required for Production/Office Managers
Post Repair Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Testing
Post Repair Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Testing
Online, 1h
Required for Estimators, Structural Technicians and Refinishers
Windshields and Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS)
Windshields and Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS)
Online, 45m
Required for Estimators, Structural Technicians and Refinishers

Audi Authorized Collision Repair Program Training Path

The following I-CAR training courses are required for all NEW shops applying to the Audi program. Audi recommends that you review and apply the courses below to your organization.

ADAS Operation and Service (Online)
Adhesive Bonding (Online)
Advanced High-Strength Steel (Online)
Body Filler (Online)
Brake System Electronics Operation & Damage Analysis (Online)
Capturing Quality Photos (Virtual)
Circuit Measurements with a Digital Volt Ohm Meter (Online)
Convenience Systems Operation and Service (Online)
Damage Analysis of Driving Assist Systems (Online)
Damage Analysis of Lighting and Vision Assist (Online)
Damage Analysis of Restraint Systems (Online)
Damage Analysis of Steering & Suspension Systems (Online)
Electrical Damage Inspection (Online)
Electrical Theory (Online)
Electronic System Diagnostics and Repair (Virtual)
Gaining Efficiencies through Blueprinting (Online)
Hazardous Airborne Pollutants (Online)
Hem Flange Panel Replacement (Online)
Hiring to Support Your Shop’s Learning Culture (Online)
Hybrid Vehicle Identification and Damage Analysis (Online)
Hybrid, Electric, and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Service (Online)
Implementing a Learning Culture (Online)
Improving Your Shop’s Cycle Time (Online)
In-Process Quality Control Checks (Online)
Introduction to Diagnostics and Scan Tools (Online)
Introduction to Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding (Online)
Learning Culture Overview (Online)
Optimizing Processes, Equipment, and Compliance (Online)
Panel Removal and Preparation for Installation (Online)
Part Replacement at Factory Seams (Online)
Post Repair Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Testing (Online)
Quality is Your Business (Online)
Restraint Systems Operation (Online)
Safety Data Sheets and Labels (Online)
Sectioning Overview (Online)
Sectioning Scenarios (Virtual)
Speaking the KPI Language (Online)
Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding Hands-On Skills Development (Optional)
Steel Panel Repair 1 (Online)
Steel Panel Repair 2 (Online)
Steering and Suspension Operation (Online)
Strengthening Your In-Process Quality Controls (Online)
Structural Damage Analysis - Structures (Online)
The Art and Science of Estimator Interactions (Virtual)
Training and Certification: Steel Sectioning (Optional)
Trim Removal and Installation (Online)
Understanding Cycle Time (Virtual)
Understanding High Voltage Safety (Online)
Understanding Your Part in Profit and Loss (Online)
Using Vehicle Maker Repair Procedures (Online)
Vehicle Construction Material Types (Online)
Vehicle Technology and Trends 2023 (Online)
Windshields and Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) (Online)
Workflow Essentials (Online)
Working Safely around Hazardous Materials (Online)
Workplace Safety (Online)

Must be Structural Technician Platinum

I-CAR courses must be completed before attending the Audi Academy Instructor-Led Training Course

ADAS Operation and Service (Online)
Convenience Systems Operation and Service (Online)
Damage Analysis of Convenience Systems
Damage Analysis of Driving Assist Systems (Online)
Damage Analysis of Lighting and Vision Assist (Online)
Damage Analysis of Restraint Systems (Online)
Damage Analysis of Unitized Structures - Center (Online)
Damage Analysis of Unitized Structures - Front (Online)
Damage Analysis of Unitized Structures - Rear (Online)
Full-Frame / Unitized Structure Pulling Overview (Online)
Full-Frame / Unitized Structure Pulling Strategy and Planning (Virtual)
Hazardous Waste Disposal (Online)
Hybrid Vehicle Identification and Damage Analysis (Online)
Hybrid, Electric, and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Service (Online)
Introduction to Three-Dimensional Measuring (Online)
Movable Glass Removal and Installation (Online)
Post Repair Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Testing (Online)
Power Steering Systems Operation, Damage Analysis, and Service (Online)
Restraint System Diagnostics and Service (Online)
Restraint Systems Operation (Online)
Safety Data Sheets and Labels (Online)
Steering System Operation, Damage Analysis, and Service (Online)
Structural Damage Analysis - Structures (Online)
Suspension Systems Service (Online)
Suspension Systems Operation and Damage Analysis (Online)
Training and Certification: Steel GMA Welding (Same as WCS03) In-Shop
Training and Certification: Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding (Same as WCA03) In-Shop
Trim Removal and Installation (Online)
Understanding High Voltage Safety (Online)
Using Vehicle Maker Repair Procedures (Online)
Vehicle Protection During the Repair Process (Online)
Vehicle Technology and Trends 2023 (Online)
Windshields and Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) (Online)
Working Safely around Hazardous Materials (Online)
Workplace Safety (Online)

Must be Refinish Technician Platinum

Refinishers have an option of completing the I-CAR classes below OR complete a paint supplier’s training covering Color Theory, Application, Tinting and Blending.

ADAS Operation and Service (Online)
Basic Color Theory (Online)
Color Theory Application (Live)
Convenience Systems Operation and Service (Online)
Corrosion Protection (Online)
Hazardous Airborne Pollutants (Online)
Hybrid, Electric, and Alternative Fuel Vehicle Service (Online)
Masking (Online)
Mixing Rooms and Equipment (Online)
Post Repair Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) Testing (Online)
Preparing a Vehicle for Refinishing (Online)
Refinishing Application and Blending (Online)
Safety Data Sheets and Labels (Online)
Seam Sealer (Online)
Spray Booths (Online)
Spray Guns (Online)
Vehicle Protection During the Repair Process (Online)
Windshields and Advanced Driver Assist Systems (ADAS) (Online)
Working Safely Around Hazardous Materials (Online)
Workplace Safety (Online)

Professional Development Program

The Professional Development Program™ (PDP) is role-relevant training and provides distinct training paths in industry-recognized Knowledge Areas. To earn Gold Class Recognition, businesses must achieve and maintain training across each of the major Collision Repair Roles: