Advances in the auto body repair industry reflect the complexity and sophistication of today’s automobile. The auto collision technician is a professional who artistically blends technical skills with advanced practical knowledge to repair automobiles to pre-accident condition. With the high cost of automobiles today, restoration to pre-accident safety and value is very important. The Auto Collision department is modeled after top repair shops in the industry and meets the standards for National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence certification in non-structural analysis and damage repair, structural analysis and damage repair, plastics and adhesives, and painting and refinishing.
Upon completion of the Auto Collision Program students will:
• Perform auto body collision repairs to NATEF & I-CAR industry standards.
• Apply a variety of paint & refinish materials to NATEF and I-CAR industry standards.
• Repair plastic & fiberglass on auto bodies to NATEF & I-CAR industry standards.
• Prepare an estimate & develop a plan for auto body repair to NATEF & I-CAR industry standards.
All Auto Collision Technology students are required to take a comprehensive departmental exam during the semester of instruction.
Students must complete the admissions requirements as listed under “Admissions Information.”