For a collision repair business to qualify for the I-CAR Gold Class Professionals recognition, it will declare a minimum of one I-CAR Platinum Individual as a Role Representative in each of the following four roles:
- Refinish Technician
- Steel Structural Technician
- Non-Structural Technician
The Role Representative must maintain his or her status in order to keep up the shop Gold Class status by completing six hours of I-CAR training per year.
All non exempt staff working on the vehicles are required to complete at least six hours of I-CAR training per year.