Vale Certifications

Vale offers certifications to students who have successfully followed certain courses. We post certified students on our database, so you can verify the professional skills you learned at Vale.

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Want to know if someone has been Vale certified?

You can search our databases to find professionals we have certified:

For more information on Vale certification call us at 817-633-4800 or  email: registrations@vale-ts.com

Our designations
  • PDR Technician Certification

    Endorsed by the National Association of Paintless Dent Repair Technicians, this professional certification designates recipients as having excelled in highly specialized hands-on testing of paintless dent repair.

    This certification is a timed evaluation of actual Paintless Dent Repair on steel and aluminum panels, using a state-of-the-art, digital-optic surface measurement device. This test is totally unique to the industry as a purely objective, hands-on demonstration of skill. You will need to pass a very high standard in timed repairs to gain certification.

    Upon successful completion, you are awarded a listing in our database to verify your proven abilities. The Vale PDR Certification is uniquely endorsed by the National Alliance for Paintless Dent Repair Technicians (NAPDRT) – and has earned a lifetime achievement award from the international news magazine, Mobile Tech News. This certification assures you and your shop – reassuring customers they are in good hands.

    Paintless Dent Repair Technician credential database contains the name, I.D. number, credential level and certification date of every PDR technician to successfully pass Vale’s timed skill evaluation.

    Learn more about this course – click here

  • Hail damage specialist designation

    The Automotive Hail Damage Specialist designation is a timed assessment based on a randomized set of 50 multiple choice questions covering subjects including definitions, damage assessment, repair methods, fraudulent damage, prior repairs, double panel repairs and dropping headliners.   The question bank has been reviewed by a panel of insurance and repair experts to confirm relevance.  The test is available on demand, will randomize questions from the question bank and requires an 70% pass rate.  Candidates will be given three attempts to pass the test. 

    By completing/passing this assessment, you will attain the Hail Damage Specialist designation.

    Duration: Two hour timed test of 50 multiple choice questions

    Price: $299

  • Remove and install (R&I) specialist designation

    The Automotive Remove and Install (R&I) Specialist designation is a timed assessment based on a randomized set of 50 multiple choice questions covering subjects including definitions, tools / fasteners visual identification, removal procedures, steps included in various R&I assemblies: Bumper and Grille, Rear Bumper, Tires and Wheels, etc.   The question bank has been reviewed by a panel of insurance and repair experts to confirm relevance.  The test is available on demand, will randomize 50 questions from the question bank and requires an 70% pass rate.  Candidates will be given three attempts to pass the test. 

    By completing/passing this assessment, you will attain the Automotive Remove and Install Specialist designation.

    Duration: Two hour timed test of 50 multiple choice questions

    Price: $299

  • Advanced Roofing Certification Certifications

    EFI and Vale are focused on advancing the knowledge, skills, and abilities of those involved in property inspections, to properly observe, evaluate, assess, and estimate damage.

    We are currently offering the Residential Roofing Contractor Certification. To learn more about the program – click here.

  • T&M Pro certification

    Live Virtual Classroom Training or on Demand Online Certification Courses. Learn all of the features and functions of the T&M Pro or T&M Estimator program from start to end.
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  • UAS (drone) certification

    An unmanned aircraft system (UAS), sometimes called a drone, is an aircraft without a human pilot on board and is controlled from an operator on the ground. Vale Training Solutions provides specialized training on best practices and safe use of UAS while flying UAs for obtaining imagery of roofs and buildings.

    The course covers the techniques and best practices required to safely and successfully utilize drones for inspection purposes. Every aspect of operations is covered, from equipment, preflight planning and legal compliance to operational procedures, flight training, and data collection. We will work through the entire mission cycle, starting with legal compliance, planning, and then pre and post flight operations.

    After completing the four-day training class, students will obtain the Vale UAS Operator Certification.

    Two options are being offered for training:
    Option 1: bring your own equipment – click here for more information
    Option 2: Includes a complete aircraft equipment bundle – click here for more information

    UAS Operator Certification Program brochure
    UAS Operator Certification Course outline

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