Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology curriculum provides training in the use of equipment and materials of the collision repair and refinishing trade.  The student studies the construction of the automobile body and techniques of repairing, rebuilding and refinishing.

The course work includes collision repair fundamentals, industry overview and safety.  Students will perform hands-on repairs in the areas of:

  • non-structural and structural repairs
  • MIG welding
  • plastics and adhesives
  • refinishing
  • other related areas

Graduates of the curriculum should qualify for entry-level employment opportunities in the collision repair and refinishing industry.

Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Suggested Schedule

View Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Associate Degree Requirements .

Gainful Employment Certificate and Diploma information 2014-2015

Facility

  • Four down-draft paint booths
  • Laser and sonar driven frame machine
  • Computerized paint mixing room
  • Structural and Non-structural labs

Facts

  • ICAR Based Curriculum
  • Certificate and Diploma Options
  • Graduates qualify for entry-level employment opportunities in a dealership, or independent shop as a technician
  • Graduates are prepared to take the ASE certification exam
  • Tool Discounts available for students
  • Learn and Earn Options (career experience while making money!)

Next Step

Register to attend an Transport Systems Information Meeting (TSIM)  on this website for enrollment info and a tour.

Collision Repair and Refinishing Faculty and Staff
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Dave Favre

Division Director

704.330.4150

Clark Correll

Program Chair

704.330.4153

Casey Smith

Instructor

704.330.7136