Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing Technician Technical Diploma


Students will learn to straighten, repair and align automobile bodies. The program also teaches how to restore automobiles to their original shape and dimensions, as well as estimate costs of repairs. This program is a member of the Industry Training Alliance and meets Level II I-CAR criteria. Potential occupations include: Auto Body Repairer, Auto Body Painter, Auto Body Refinisher, Collision Repair Technician, Insurance Estimator.

Graduates will be able to

  • Straighten collision damaged sheet metal
  • Repair plastic and composite body parts
  • Refinish automobile body parts
  • Repair and replace moveable automotive glass
  • Repair collision damaged light truck frames and unibody structural components
  • Replace nonstructural panels and parts
  • Estimate collision damage repair costs
  • Perform auto collision welding procedures
  • Replace restraint systems
  • Perform automotive electrical and electronic systems diagnosis and repair
  • Perform automotive HVAC, steering, suspension and mechanical systems diagnosis and repair
  • Qualify for Automotive Service Excellence Collision Repair Exam
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