Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology

Contact(s): Billy Huneycutt

The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and refinish vehicle both before and after a collision.

Coursework provides a strong foundation in structural and body damage analysis & estimating, damage repair both non-structural and structural in steel & aluminum.  This program also includes the repair of plastics, fiberglass, carbon fiber, and use of adhesives for plastic & steel; welding with MIG & STRSW as well as plastic; and paint & refinishing techniques for solvent borne & waterborne paints systems.

Graduates of this program will be prepared to take industry third party credentialing which correspond with program & industry standards.  Graduates will be prepared to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the collision repair & refinishing industry.

Students completing the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology will have the opportunity to earn the following I-CAR certifications:

  • I-CAR ProLevel 1 – Non-Structural Technician
  • I-CAR ProLevel 1 – Refinish Technician

The I-CAR Professional Development Program (PDP) is an industry recognized program for training collision repair professionals in essential role-relevant knowledge and skills.

 See www.i-car.com for more information.


Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology Diploma – D60130

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
ENG 111
Writing and Inquiry
or Applied Communications I
3
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 3
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II 4
AUB 136 Plastics & Adhesives 3
TRN 110 Introduction to Transport Technology 2
TRN 180 Basic Welding for Transportation 3
 Credit Hours19
Spring
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3
AUB 111 Painting & Refinishing I 4
AUB 112 Painting & Refinishing II 4
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 2
AUB 114 Special Finishes 2
AUB 160 Body Shop Operations 1
 Credit Hours16
Summer
AUB 131 Structural Damage I 4
AUB 162 Autobody Estimating 2
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours41

Collision Repair - Structural & Non-Structural Damage Repair Certificate – C60130DR

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
SummerCredit Hours
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
AUB 131 Structural Damage I 4
AUB 162 Autobody Estimating 2
 Credit Hours7
Second Year
Fall
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 3
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II 4
AUB 136 Plastics & Adhesives 3
 Credit Hours10
 Total Credit Hours17

Collision Repair - Painting and Refinishing Certificate – C60130PR

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Plan of Study Grid
First Year
SpringCredit Hours
AUB 111 Painting & Refinishing I 4
AUB 112 Painting & Refinishing II 4
AUB 114 Special Finishes 2
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 2
AUB 160 Body Shop Operations 1
 Credit Hours13
 Total Credit Hours13

Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology - CCP

Tuition-waived program for Career & College Promise (high school juniors and seniors)

TRN 110Introduction to Transport Technology2
AUB 111Painting & Refinishing I4
AUB 112Painting & Refinishing II4
AUB 121Non-Structural Damage I3
AUB 122Non-Structural Damage II4
ACA 111College Student Success1
Total Credit Hours18