Automotive Collision Technician
Skilled automotive collision technicians may be employed in new car dealerships, independent auto collision shops, and industrial and government agency motor pools.
Graduates of this program may enter the trade with considerable practical skills gained through actual hands-on repair experience throughout the program.
Included in this program are academic courses in communication, quantitative reasoning, and social sciences that provide knowledge and abilities upon which technical skills are built and personal development enhanced.
This program is approximately four quarters in length, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.
Students pursuing an AAT or AAS-T degree must complete all college degree requirements prior to graduation. This includes courses that meet the capstone project, diversity, and computer literacy requirements.
Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters
Fundamentals of Collision Repair
Body Shop Equipment
Welding, Heat, & Cutting
Glass, Trim, & Hardware
Introduction to Metal Straightening
Auto Collision Major Repairs
Auto Systems Repair (Winter quarter only)
Refinish Equipment Preparation
Surface Imperfections/Exterior Trim
English Composition (or higher) or CMST& 220
Math for Industrial Professions (or higher)
General Psychology (or other social science or humanities class)
Introduction to Computing (or equivalent)
Total Credits for Completion
*Articulated courses with High Schools for Dual Enrollment
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