Why This Program?
Collision repair is one of the largest automotive industries today. The number of motor vehicles, as well as the number damaged in accidents, continues to grow in line with the Nation's population. Opportunities include jobs at new and used car dealerships, independent shops, equipment manufacturers, insurance companies, paint and equipment suppliers, and automobile graphics companies. Additionally, individuals with collision repair skills are in demand in manufacturing.
This program prepares students for entry into collision repair careers. Students learn and then apply collision repair skills, from estimating damage to final detailing.
1. Demonstrate safe working habits and procedures within an auto collision/repair facility.
2. Analyze automotive structural damage and repair requirements.
3. Analyze automotive non-structural damage and repair requirements.
4. Diagnose and repair collision-damaged mechanical and electrical components.
5. Demonstrate automobile painting and refinishing skills.