Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology

The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. This includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, damage analysis and estimating, and shop (collision or service) management styles and approaches.

Graduates of the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program should earn multiple I-CAR (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair) certifications and be qualified for entry-level employment in automotive dealerships, independent repair shops, or through self-employment, as collision repair and refinishing technicians.

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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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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