Automotive Collision: Structure Repair Technician Certificate

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

Certificate 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 actual 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

Catalog # Course Name Credits
ACT 102 Fundamentals of Collision Repair 3
ACT 106 Body Shop Equipment 3
ACT 110 Welding, Heat & Cutting 4
ACT 115 Plastic/SMC Repair 4
ACT 120* Glass, Trim & Hardware 5
ACT 125 Introduction to Metal Straightening 3
ACT 132 Panel Replacement 6
ACT 133 Panel Repair 6
ACT 134 Auto Collision Major Repairs 5
ACT 140 Auto Systems Repair (Winter quarter only) 4
  Total Credits for Completion 43

*Articulated courses with high schools for dual enrollment