The Collision Repair Education Foundation has created a new designation program called the “Collision School Career Readiness Benchmark”. Under the new program developed by the Foundation, schools will be classified into three tiers:
- Tier 1: Advanced,
- Tier 2: Proficient, or
- Tier 3: Developing.
The designation will be determined by the Foundation based upon information provided by schools about the capabilities of their program on the Collision Repair Education Makeover grant application, which is currently accepting applications.
The criteria for each level will focus around the number of hours of instruction, curriculum in place, along with what tools, equipment, and