The Collision Repair Technology course is based on an occupational analysis of the auto body field and reflects the entry-level job requirements of Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) and the Automotive Collision Technology standards. The Collision Repair Technology program is designed to give each student the knowledge, understanding and training needed to secure a position in the collision repair field and/or enter a post-secondary institution. Using state-of-the-art equipment, students are taught metal arc welding/cutting, metal repair, corrosion protection, masking, refinishing, undercoating, unibody inspection, and detailing. They are also taught safety compliance, proper use of tools, and equipment identification. Additionally, students learn details of electrical systems and suspensions, and continuously review safety resources, refinishing, and basic welding.
Industry Certifications a Student May Earn
Median Wage for Related Occupations
- Automotive Body & Related Repairs $50,000
- Automotive Glass Installers & Repairers $33,950
- Painters, Transportation Equipment $59,490
- Supervisor, Mechanics & Repairers $67,340