Chief University

Jim Wrigley

Jim has over 30 Plus years collision repair experience on Hi-end Cars specializing in BMW, Mercedes, Jaguar, and Porsche. Jim has been a Sr. Instructor for Chief Automotive for the past 11 years and has been the lead instructor to do the Tractor Trailer Training for Chief Automotive Technologies for the past 7 years. I believe that the hands on training we offer in the Chief University Classes are the best in the Collision Repair Industry.


Commitment To Training

  • Keep Up-To-Date
  • Learn From The Leader
  • Hands-on Learning
  • ASE Certification
  • Unconditional Money-Back Guarantee

Our Quality Commitment To Training

At Chief Automotive Technologies® our goal is to DO IT RIGHT THE FIRST TIME. We are committed to high quality standards, customer satisfaction, and continuous improvement in all training activities. At Chief, we actively involve our employees, industry experts, and customer partners in planning, implementing, and maintaining the best possible training processes.

Keep Up-To-Date

How do you stay in touch with industry advances? How do you learn about structural changes in new vehicles? With each new model year come new challenges. Chief Training's goal is to enable you to accurately and profitably repair today's vehicles. Courses are regularly updated to help collision repair professionals keep up with automotive structural changes taking place every year. In fact, Chief offers the most up-to-date structural measuring, analysis, and repair training in the world.

Hands-on Learning

At Chief, we design our classes to focus on "hands-on" training. We believe that there is no substitute for "learning by doing." Our experience has proven that actually "practicing and performing" is the best way to help repair professionals understand and develop the "know-how" for long-term success.

ASE Certification

Chief Automotive Systems Training has been certified by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) for compliance with the Continuing Automotive service Education (CASE) Standards.

The industry has developed and endorsed the training standards, as well as the evaluation process, are administered by ASE's educational foundation - the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). The rigorous certification process has placed Chief Training as one of the top providers of structural analysis and repair training to achieve ASE's high standards.

ASE Certified Training Provider

I-Car Training Alliance

By achieving ASE CASE Certification, Chief Training is among a select few programs that have earned the recognition of being included as a member of the I-CAR Industry Training Alliance. This means that students who successfully complete this approved training are eligible to apply for I-CAR Gold Class Points.

I-CAR's Training Alliance program provides an additional method for businesses and individuals to earn I-CAR Gold Class points and qualify for the I-CAR Gold Class Professionals and Platinum individual programs.

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The program is designed to provide recognition for technicians, estimators and appraisers who have already completed other I-CAR approved Industry training programs and certifications.

Chief Automotive Technologies is proud to be one of the few programs accepted for inclusion into this distinguished program.

Unconditional Money-Back Guarantee

Chief schedules a wide variety of structural measuring and repair classes to meet your needs. If after attending a Chief class you do not feel it has improved your professional abilities, we will gladly refund your investment.


Call Chief's Class Coordinator. In the U.S. call 800-445-9262, ask for Customer Service.


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