Department Chair

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

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

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.

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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: Placement Test Equivalent
Award: Certificate

Continuing Education

Automotive Restoration & Panel Repair Training

This course is designed to provide training for the hobbyist or DIY individuals interested in methods, techniques and tools used for restoring older vehicles and fabricating repair panels to repair rusted body parts. Training will include the use of state-of-the-art equipment used by the automotive collision industry in repair of damaged and rusted body parts as well as historical methods of repair used to restore older vehicles. This course sill cover instruction in the areas of methods of repairs, usage of tools and materials of the trade. Practical exercises will support and reinforce lecture topics. The student will learn to repair panels using the proper methods and techniques as well as determining whether to repair or replace a panel based on the extent of damage. No refinishing will be done in this class.

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If you would like to register for one of the above Continuing Education classes, please click the Register Now button.