Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology

The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology curriculum prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features.

The course work may include transportation systems theory, braking systems, climate control, design parameters, drive trains, electrical and electronic systems, engine repair, engine performance, environmental regulations, materials, product finish, safety, steering and suspension, transmission and trans-axles, and sustainable transportation, depending on the program major area chosen.

Course Descriptions

Graduates of the curriculum should qualify to take National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification examinations and also for entry-level employment in automotive dealerships, independent repair shops, or through self-employment, as collision repair and refinishing technicians.

Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology Employment Outlook
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology (A60130)

Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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No diploma programs currently available.

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Basic Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Certificate (C60130C5)

Length: 1 Semester
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Estimating Certificate (C60130C2)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Non-Structural & Refinishing Certificate (C60130C3)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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Structural Certificate (C60130C4)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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High School Connections Program

Basic Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology Certificate (C60130H1)

Length: 2 Semesters
Prerequisite: High School Diploma, Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

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