Automotive Collision Repair

Automotive Collision Repair is designed to train students for entry-level employment in the collision repair industry and related industries. Students will gain the ability to repair vehicles involved in an accident. They will learn how to paint, detail, weld, repair metal, straighten the unibody and frame, make estimates, and prepare vehicles for paint. They will also have the opportunity to participate in skills contests, on-the-job training, and repair and repaint their own vehicle. Auto Collision is nationally certified through NATEF, and I-CAR credit is available.  

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Employment Opportunities

  • Paint and Body Technician
  • Auto Detailing
  • Insurance Adjuster

Certifications Available

  • CTTC Competency Test: Painting and Refinishing Technician
  • CRR: Non Structural Analysis and Damage Repair (ASE Student); Painting and Refinishing (ASE Student); Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair Technician

  • Career Readiness Certificate

Salary Range

Up to $41,270/year

Degree Requirements

Career Major

Major Requirements

Combination Collision Repair Technician Assistant
Total Hours 600
Required CoursesHours
Introduction to Collision Repair Technology 45
Auto Collision Non-Structural Metal Straightening/Repair 90
Auto Collision MIG (GMAW) Welding 105
Refinish Preparation 105
Auto Collision Plastic Component Repair and Replacement 60
Auto Collision Damage Analysis 75
Auto Collision Written Estimating 30
Automotive Detailing 60
Workforce Staging 30

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

Combination Collision Repair Technician
Total Hours 975
Required CoursesHours
introduction to Collision Repair Tech 45
Auto Collision Trim and Hardware 30
Auto Collision Non-Structural Metal Straightening/Repair 90
Auto Collision MIG (GMAW) Welding 105
Auto Body Panel Adjustment and Alignment 45
Refinish Preparation 105
Refinish Application 120
Refinish Color Adjustment 75
Refinish Blending and Painting Defects 45
Auto Collision Plastic Component Repair and Replacement 60
Automotive Glass Replacement 60
Auto Collision Damage Analysis 75
Auto Collision Written Estimating 30
Automotive Detailing 60
Workforce Staging 30

Course is available for High School Juniors, Seniors, and Adults

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For more information, call Chris Carpenter at 580-562-3181, ext. 261, or email [email protected].