Collision Repair Technology
Customize your future! You’ll meet industry standards to be a success in this field. A student enrolled in this two-year career program benefits from a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on experience needed to carry out repairs on motor vehicles. Students benefit from the use of I-Car (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair) enhanced curriculum. One-year seniors will be considered if space is available in the program.
- Career Pathways:
Program prepares students for entry level employment as automotive refinisher, sheet metal/cosmetic repair, frame/structural repair, and automotive refinisher’s helper. With further education and experience, students can find opportunities in occupations such as automotive manufacturing representative, insurance industry damage appraisal and testing, metal fabrication, safety design engineering, and collision test engineering.
See Career Pathway Information here.
- Post-secondary/Advanced Placement:
Students have continued their education at Automotive Training Center, Lincoln Tech, Ohio Technical College, Pennsylvania College of Technology, Universal Technical Institute, and WyoTech. Students may qualify for advanced placement college credit at Pennsylvania College of Technology. Through a college credit articulation agreement with Ohio Technical College, Collision Repair Technology students can earn up to two Auto Body courses.
- Industry Certifications:
Students can earn PPG Refinishing, 3M Collision Repair, and SP/2, which is an online certification that teaches safety and career readiness skills.
- Materials and fees:
Approximately $130 – $175
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