SAMBRA members are always striving for the highest standards. SAMBRA’s accreditation standards are recognized by all major Insurers and are often included in government regulatory documents as the industry standard. Our members pledge to: Perform high-quality repairs Use genuine parts or parts authorized by you or your Insurer Employ qualified personnel Repair effectively rather than […]
Have you been told your accident damaged vehicle needs non-structural or structural repairs? Confused by the difference between the two? The SAMBRA team are here to help you to unravel these terms and better understand the repair process.
Within the motor body repair industry, more and more people are looking for apprentice or internships in panel beating and spray-painting to get started.
It is almost time for the sun to set on the year, and for us to welcome in 2022. But before we say ‘adios’ to 2021, let’s take a quick look back! In 2021, we welcomed more than 20,000 new visitors to the various SAMBRA pages and helped more than 12,000 people find an accredited […]
Women are becoming qualified artisans and taking over the mixing rooms at motor body repair workshops. According to Lee de Sousa of Motus Technical Training Academy, about one-quarter of their spray painting students are female. According to de Sousa, “Many of the workshops today use qualified artisans and women are managing the mixing room. Women […]
Lee de Sousa is back from Motus Technical Academy to talk to us about apprenticeships, trade qualification testing and why a career in the automotive industry is a great choice! A technical trainer of twenty-two years, Lee de Sousa started his career as an apprentice at Lindsay Saker. From there, Lee worked for the likes […]