ALLDATA Donates Collision Repair Software to NATEF Accredited Programs Qualifying Programs Will Have Access To A One-Year Subscription, Free of Charge
Elk Grove, CA – October 4, 2011 – ALLDATA LLC, the leading provider of manufacturers’ automotive repair information and solutions for the professional automotive service and collision repair industries, announced the donation of ALLDATA® CollisionSM S3500 to all NATEF accredited collision repair and refinish programs for one year.
All NATEF accredited collision repair and refinish programs with any of the following certifications will qualify to receive the free one-year subscription: 1) Painting and Refinishing, 2) Structural Analysis and Damage Repair or 3) Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair. With nearly 400 accredited schools, this is a significant donation to the next generation of collision professionals.
“Education is important to us and we are pleased to make this donation to NATEF accredited programs,” said Kevin Culmo, ALLDATA Vice President of Finance and Operations. “NATEF provides a great service by attracting new technicians to the industry and ensuring they receive the training they need to be competitive in today’s marketplace. We proudly support their efforts.”
ALLDATA Collision S3500 is the industry’s most comprehensive single source of OE collision repair information. Complete with the latest OE collision repair information available, ALLDATA Collision S3500 also includes full mechanical and diagnostic procedures.
Designed to meet the challenges of today’s technologically advanced vehicles, ALLDATA Collision S3500 offers the most complete information system in the collision industry, allowing users to search ALLDATA’s vast database of more than 32,000 engine-specific vehicles. It includes OE procedures such as sectioning and structural repairs, handling of new materials, and panel removal and replacement. Unique to ALLDATA Collision S3500, are diagnostic testing data and procedures for resetting and reprogramming electronic systems. It also incorporates vehicle-specific mechanical repair procedures and up-to-date technical service bulletins (TSBs).
“NATEF’s accreditation programs ensure the highest quality of education programs for the industry and that is why this is such a good fit,” said ALLDATA Senior Program Manager, Dan Espersen. “We are excited to give future technicians a key tool as they learn their trade.”