Members receive the Autoclimate vehicle database - a powerful stand-alone application based on DVLA and SMMT data. By entering the vehicle registration, 35 fields of information about the vehicle are presented. This facility makes it easier, quicker and more accurate to produce repair estimates and to notify parts suppliers about the exact vehicle and derivative. The risks of downstream parts problems are therefore minimised with a greater chance of right first time ordering.
Members receive Autocat Pro - a quarterly issued CD of vehicle technical data.
Autocat Pro includes information about refrigerant gas charges, A/C oil types, diagnostic information and technical data covering over 3500 vehicle make/model derivatives.
Members are able to acquire Autoclimate Refrigerant Management Stations and other specified equipment on 3 year inclusive rental terms and avoid the need for capital investment
A Robinair V90 refrigerant management station inclusive of 3 years warranty and annual maintenance or a Hella Mega Macs 42 diagnostic tool inclusive of 3 years warranty and vehicle data updates.
Members receive unlimited A/C training – free of charge*. This is an especially valuable and beneficial element of the Autoclimate Membership Programme. Courses are held on-site or at the Autoclimate training centre in Shrewsbury.
Refrigerant Handling Certification - the legal requirement for all technicians servicing A/C systems. A/C Vocational Training – A series of C&G accredited modular courses (equivalent to NVQ Level 3), a nationally recognised qualification
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Additional Autoclimate training services for membership subscribers only
|For technicians new to Robinair Refrigerant Management Stations|
An introduction to A/C systems, e.g. for customer facing service reception staff
An introduction to A/C systems, e.g. for sales staff carrying out used vehicle appraisals or accident repair estimators.
*Excluding C&G registration/certification fees where appropriate
Members receive the Autoclimate Interceptor estimate-to-parts procurement system. Installed at the accident repairer – the client end, Interceptor interacts seamlessly with bodyshop management and estimating systems, free of operator intervention. Following creation, each estimate is automatically detected by Interceptor and the line-by-line parts requirements, together with the vehicle identity information, are passed to the host system, more..
Members are able to access a range of on-line management reports about their own trading position with Autoclimate. Transaction visibility provides the opportunity to focus on more efficient purchasing and to secure additional financial savings.
Subscribers are invited to join the Autoclimate Repairer Approved Product Scheme (RAPS).
RAPS is a customer-engaged product evaluation process. RAPS offers participating repairers, workshops and service garages the opportunity to carry out independent, scorecard-based product assessments, more..
RAPS members list
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