Training Courses: Motor Vehicle Damage Appraisers
Progressive Casualty Ins. Co.
3 Allied Drive, Suite 205
Dedham, MA 02026
(Not open to the Public)
Bay Path Reg. Voc. Tech. H. S.
Evening School Director
The Auto Damage Appraisers Licensing Board wishes to facilitate your understanding of what you are required to know on the qualifying examination.
The exam is in two (2) parts. Part I consists of one hundred (100) multiple choice, true/false, and identification questions. In the Part II portion of the examination given at a later date you will be required to write an appraisal on a damaged motor vehicle.
Areas to be covered.
- Mass. General Law Chapter 26, Section 8G
- Massachusetts General Law Chapter 100A Section 1
- 212 CMR 2.00 revised 2/23/96 (Appraiser’s Regulation)
- 540 CMR 19.00 (Inspection Sticker Removal)
- 211 CMR 123.00 (Direct Payment)
- 211 CMR 133.00 (Standards for the Repair of Damaged Motor Vehicles)
- Massachusetts Automobile Insurance Policy
The Board is unable to provide copies of this material. Should you need copies contact the State House Bookstore, Room 116, Boston, MA 02133, (617) 727-2834.
- Industry Terminology
- Components/Understanding of Parts
- Painting Procedures
Once you have completed your required education course and your application has been approved by the Division, you must schedule your written examination with Prometric. Please contact Prometric at www.prometric.com or call 800-741-9380 to schedule your written examination. The content outlines for all Prometric examinations can be obtained online.
Each candidate will be expected to write an appraisal on a damaged motor vehicle following procedures listed in your manuals.
Motors Estimating Guide
Mitchell Estimating Guide
Estimates must be based on new OEM (original equipment manufacturer) parts only with prices based on the manuals. The estimate will be based on visual damage. Paint Materials calculations will adhere to published manuals or other forms of documentation.