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.

Employment Opportunities

  • Paint and Body Technician
  • Auto Detailing
  • Insurance Adjuster

Certifications Available

  • CTTC Competency Test: Painting and Refinishing Technician
  • ASE Entry-Level Certification

Salary Range

$10-$30/hour

Career Majors

Combination Collision Repair Technician Assistant--600 Hours

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

In-District Tuition Cost $1,500 -- Out-of-District Tuition Cost $3,000 -- Institutional Scholarships may be available

Combination Collision Repair Technician--975 Hours

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

In-District Tuition Cost $2,437.50 -- Out-of-District Tuition Cost $4,875 -- Institutional Scholarships may be available

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For more information, call Chris Carpenter at 580-562-3181, ext. 261, or email ccarpenter@westtech.edu.