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Thursday, March 2, 2017 - 08:00
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Be Prepared to Learn
Let’s say that your shop has just committed to enrolling in Toyota Collision Repair and Refinish (CR&R) Training. To ensure that your team can make the most of all that Toyota CR&R Training has to offer, you’ll need to take a look ahead at all the different courses and prepare your schedule ahead of time. Toyota’s CR&R Training program offers a wide variety of specialized courses both in the classroom and online, allowing you the opportunity to advance your knowledge about everything Toyota. Making sure that you are proactive in your planning allows you to maximize your learning potential as well as attend the courses that best fit your needs as a collision repair professional. As you dive into this next quarter of CR&R Training programs, be prepared to learn, and know that Toyota’s CR&R Training program is here to help you in your quest to stay up-to-date on all of the changing technologies and repair processes related to Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles.

Plan Ahead
In order to maximize your training and to feel as up-to-date as possible on all of the evolving technology in Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles, be sure to look ahead at the schedule for Toyota’s CR&R Training courses in West Caldwell, New Jersey, Jacksonville, Florida and Torrance, California, and pick out the courses you wish to attend. By being proactive and planning your training schedule now, you can maximize your exposure to Toyota’s CR&R Training courses and instructors and feel confident that you are up to speed with all of Toyota’s new technologies and repair processes. The schedule for each branch is located on the back of this publication and posted online at

A Closer Look
As you take a closer look below at some of the courses that CR&R Training offers this quarter, be sure to identify which areas you want to learn more about, and then enroll ahead of time to ensure that you are able to attend those specific courses. For more information on courses and to see other courses that are offered by CR&R Training, visit

Do you have this vehicle covered? Get Trained.

460 Structural Body Repair Techniques
This course addresses topics that are essential to correctly performing structural body and frame repairs. Topics include collision force analysis and vehicle design, structural damage classification, dimensioning and damage diagnosis, structural repair welding, structural sectioning and frame repair.

301 Non-Structural Body Repair Techniques
This course covers a wide variety of non-structural body repair subjects. Topics include: damage descriptions and diagnosis, precautions for specialized body repair tools, metal working and finishing recommendations, welded panel replacement specifications and techniques, and restoration of corrosion protection and sound deadening materials.

250 Advanced Painting Techniques
Advanced Painting Techniques reviews Toyota factory paint processes and demonstrates how to duplicate them during the refinish process. Topics include: urethane paint systems, low VOC and waterborne materials, transfer efficiency, blending techniques, preparation and painting of plastic bumper covers and restoring chip-resistant coatings.

503 Steering & Suspension Analysis & Repair
This course utilizes numerous animated sequences and simulated exercises. Topics include: steering and front suspension types, steering geometry, analyzing steering and suspension damage and misalignment, rear suspension and tracking.

COMING SOON! New Technology Course
Toyota’s newest course, expected to be piloted in June 2017, will address the new technology features that are not currently a part of the Collision Repair & Refinish Training curriculum. Some of these technologies are: blind spot monitoring and lane recognition cameras.

Toyota’s CR&R Training instructors are here to offer you hands-on experience with repair processes and to answer any and all questions you may have about Toyota, Lexus and Scion vehicles. Start taking advantage of this amazing opportunity now by enrolling in the Collision Repair & Refinish Training Program at

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