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2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
2020-2021 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Collision Repair Technology

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The Collision Repair Technology Certificate, based on the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) curriculum developed by the National Automotive Technical Education Foundation (NATEF), prepares students for careers in the collision repair industry. Students learn to use hand and power tools to prepare and finish paint-damaged surfaces, repair and replace metal, glass, and electrical components, straighten and repair damaged frames, use modern collision estimating and parts look-up software, and perform basic electrical/electronic troubleshooting and repair of the complex systems in today’s automobiles. The certificate can be used as one of the technical disciplines required for the AAS in General Technology.

Program Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and use basic safety in the auto collision industry.

  • Identify and properly use automotive collision repair materials, tools, and power equipment.

  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret frame and dimension measurements.

  • Demonstrate automotive non-structural repair, structural repair, refinishing techniques, and estimating techniques.

  • Successfully complete I-CAR Curriculum for ProLevel-I credentials.

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