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FCA APPROVED REPAIR CENTRES

AUTO BODY REPAIR CENTRES BY PROVINCE
GAUTENG KWAZULU-NATAL
Bens Panelbeaters Pretoria Central Central Panelbeaters Empangeni
Precision and Sons Hennopspark Clark and Kent Durban
Eldans Auto Body Pretoria West Commercial Panel Beaters Pietermaritzburg
DME Auto Body Repairs Vereeniging Durban Central Durban
MAG Autobody Selby Durban South Panel & Paint Amanzimtoti
MF Autobody Repairs (Pty) Ltd Boksburg Giorgio Express Margate
Cornright Motors (Pty) Ltd Midrand Palace Panel and Paint Umhlanga
Renew-It Sandton Marboro
Renew-It Edenvale Bedfordview MPUMALANGA
Rubicon Autobody Repairs Krugersdorp Dent Doctor Nelspruit
SMH Paint Technics Longmeadow Edenvale Modern Collision Repair Centre Trichardt
 
WESTERN CAPE NORTH WEST
Dals Montague Gardens Century City Dent Tech Rustenburg
Dals Claremont Newlands Top Car Panel Beaters Vryburg
De Jongh’s Panelbeating Centre Strand
Esani Bodyshop Kuilsrivier LIMPOPO
M&L Panelbeaters Goodwood Bradbury Commercial Auto Body Polokwane
 
FREE STATE EASTERN CAPE
Executive Auto Spray Welkom Auto Trust Port Elizabeth
Technicolour Spray Shop Bloemfontein Ronnies Bodyworks East London
 
NAMIBIA BOTSWANA
Star Bodyworks Windhoek Car World Gaborone

5 Tips for Surviving the Long Journey

1
SAFETY FIRST
To avoid common causes of break downs, make sure your basics are in order. Book a service now to make sure you arrive at your destination in one piece and have your wheels, water, oil and fuel efficiency checked.

2
PLAN YOUR ROUTE
A road trip is all about the adventure of the journey, not just the destination. Enjoy the sights along the way. Be sure to stop every two hours or so for a rest and leg stretch.

3
KEEP THE KIDS HAPPY
“Are we there yet?’ Every parent’s worst nightmare, right? Pack activities to keep the kids entertained during the trip and during stops. Toys like skipping ropes and balls are great for rest stops as it gets them moving. Car games, like I-spy and 20 Questions, will also keep your kids giggling throughout the trip. If your drive is especially long, this might be a good time to invest in tablets loaded with games and educational activities.

4
PACK SMART
Have an emergency kit handy packed with snacks, wet wipes and other useful items. According to experts, the unwritten rule to follow when packing your boot is to concentrate the weight as far forward as possible to reduce pressure over your wheels.

5
STAY CHARGED
Have a USB charger handy to keep your phone and GPS charged and ready to go. It’s also very nifty for keeping your kids’ portable devices charged.

SKILLS DEVELOPMENT COLLEGE

First Car Care College

The STI Group has always had a specific concern regarding the lack of qualified artisans available to the industry, and therefore established its own practical training college: First Car Care Private College. The College is a MERSETA- and QCTO-accredited training facility, and registered with the Department of Higher Education and Training. The company is dedicated to good business practices and has a strong element of social upliftment. To this end, the STI Foundation NPO/PBO (Section 18) was created to fund worthy candidates from every sector of the communities we operate in and serve, regardless of race, religion, sex, or any other factors apart from a desire to become qualified artisans in the auto-body repair industry. As part of our normal operations, we support the government’s initiatives around black economic empowerment, and are a proud Level 2 contributor, with 51% black shareholding. We continue to pursue and broaden our training initiatives and strategic alliances for and with black disadvantaged communities. It is our ultimate goal to expand our training initiative nationally and to raise funding for the creation of new entrepreneurs. Our only condition is to find the right partners in other geographical areas that share the same vision, and will be prepared to match our commitment to the industry and its training, financially and responsibly. Our College, due to its affiliation with the STI group, is placed in a positive training environment, as all our shops are workplace approved for training, and our students receive the ultimate hands-on training that cannot be achieved without the placement of students in a practical environment. We believe that the route to a successful future is through partnership and strategic relationships between all the role players from industry, as well as the various racial groups and communities.

Tel: 021 510 7722

Fax: 086 615 2228

Email: info@fcccollege.co.za | info@stigroup.co.za

Website: http://www.firstcarcarecollege.com | http://www.stigroup.co.za

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Our promise to you

We treat our clients with respect, honesty and courtesy. We endeavour to repair correctly the first time, as per instruction by client or insurance. We only use genuine parts, unless otherwise instructed.

We aim to have your vehicle ready on time, (factoring in availability of parts and unseen damages), we keep our clients informed, and we follow-up each service with a call to ensure complete client satisfaction.

We know you have a choice. And we thank you for trusting us to repair your vehicle.

History

De Jongh’s Panelbeating Centre is a second generation, family business. It was established in 1972 by Dirk Johannes Jakobus De Jongh and is now proudly owned by his two sons, Dirk and Jako De Jongh.

The two brothers make a dynamic team that complements each other’s strengths. With a rich family history and a dedication to excellence, they take exceptional pride in the quality of the workmanship provided to clients.

With over 44 years of experience in the industry their expertise is paralleled with excellence.