Automotive Collision: Refinishing Technician Certificate

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Skilled automotive collision refinishing technicians may be employed in new car dealerships, independent auto collision shops, as well as industrial and government agency motor pools.

Degree Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Approx. # of Quarters: 2

Estimated Cost: $3,929.72

Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters

Graduates of this program will enter the trade with considerable practical skills gained through hands-on repair experience throughout the program.

To receive a certificate or degree in an automotive program all courses must be completed with a 2.0 GPA or higher.

To remain in the program all students must have the required textbooks by the start of the third week of classes and have the required tools by the start of the second quarter.

Program Requirements

Course # Course Name Credits
ACT 140 Auto Systems Repair (Winter quarter only) 4
ACT 145 Collision Estimating 5
ACT 151 Refinish Equipment Preparation 6
ACT 154 Topcoat Refinishing 8
ACT 156 Pre-Prime Preparation 5
ACT 157 Post-Prime Preparation 5
ACT 166 Surface Imperfections/Exterior Trim 5
ACT 171 Plastic Refinishing 5
  Total Credits for Completion 43
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