Department Chair

Office
2821 Procurement Circle, Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Doug Irish

The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program prepares individuals for an exciting career in the automotive collision industry. Students will learn to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, and refinish automobiles.

This includes instruction and practical work in:

  • Collision damage analysis and estimating

  • Mechanical components

  • Non-structural analysis

  • Painting and refinishing techniques

  • Plastics and adhesives

  • Structure analysis and damage repair

Testimonials

Damien & Eren Moore

Lonnie Brown

Austin Kamaka

What to Expect:

Course Work

Graduates of the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program earn multiple I-CAR (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair) certifications and are qualified for entry-level employment in
  • Automotive dealerships
  • Independent repair shops
  • Or through self-employment, as collision repair and refinishing technicians

Career Paths

Our dedicated faculty advisors help place all of our graduates with quality companies upon graduation.
Many Collision Repairers and Insurers contact our leadership team throughout the year to look for talent.
The opportunity for a rewarding, high paying career in the Collision Repair field starts at FTCC.

Enroll Now!

At FTCC you can earn a degree, diploma, or certificate in Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Associate Degree

Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology (A60130)

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

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Diploma

Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology Diploma (D60130D1)

Program Length: 3 Semester
Prerequisite: High School Diploma & Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Diploma

Certificates

Basic Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology Certificate (C60130C5)

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

Estimating Certificate (C60130C2)

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

Non-Structural & Refinishing Certificate (C60130C3)

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

Structural Certificate (C60130C4)

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


High School Connections
Basic Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology Certificate (C60130H1)

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