Auto Collision Technology

auto collision specialist

Auto Collision Technology will prepare students to complete non-structural collision repair and automotive refinishing. The courses that will be covered include non-structural damage analysis and minor dent repair, plastics repair, all aspects of painting and refinishing. Students will also learn how to use various tools in repairing damage and to remove and install handles, moldings, trim, and bolted body parts. In addition, the student will learn to MIG weld industry-standard joints following I-CAR standards.  They will also receive a certification from I-CAR upon completion of the online curriculum, Pro Level 1 in Auto Body and Pro Level 1 in Refinishing, within the first year.  It will be an option for students to take the test to become a Platinum Certified Tech after the I-CARs' are completed. This career major also includes painting preparation, sanding processes, color matching and adjusting color, removing and installing glass, and the process of written estimates. The hours completed in this major are aligned with ASE/NATEF standards. ASE certification is recommended and industry-recognized.

Programs

Combination Collision Repair Technician – 900 Hours
Structural Repair Technician – 726 Hours

Who Can Apply

Adults

Program Costs

Combination Collision Repair Technician – $2,265 + Supplies
Structural Repair Technician – $1,815 + Supplies

Schedule

Monday - Friday; August - May
Morning Session: 7:45 AM - 10:25 AM
Afternoon Session: 11:20 AM - 2:00 PM

Instructor

Trisha Jones

Trisha Jones