Combination Collision Repair Technician


Students in this major will learn how 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 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. This career major also includes painting preparation, sanding processes, color matching and adjusting color, removing and installing glass, and the process of written estimates. Students will learn about handling, storage and disposal of hazardous materials and selecting proper personal protective equipment and maintenance. The hours completed in this major are aligned with ASE/NATEF standards, and ASE certification is recommended and industry recognized.

Hours for Major: 1045.0
Approved for Financial Aid: Yes
Open to 1st & 2nd year high school students and adults.

Introduction to Collision Repair Technology 45
Auto Collision Trim and Hardware 30
Auto Collision Non-Structural Metal Straightening/Repair 90
Auto Collision MIG (GMAW) Welding 105
Automotive Body Panel Adjustment and Alignmnet 45
Refinish Preparation 105
Refinish Application 120
Refinish Color Adjustment 75
Refinish Blending and Painting Defects 45
Auto Collision Plastic Component Repair & Replacement 60
Automotive Glass Replacement 60
Auto Collision Damage Analysis 75
Auto Collision Written Estimating 30
Automotive Detailing 60