Why Choose the Automotive Collision Technician Program?
As long as cars will be on the road, we'll have a need for automotive collision technicians. This program teaches students how to identify, evaluate and diagnose collision damage and repair needs and gives them the skills to carry those repairs through to completion.
Our Automotive Restoration & Customization - Finishing Certificate offers the training to restore an old classic to its former glory or take a stock vehicle and turn it into a wholly unique ride. Our 85,000 square-foot automotive facility features state-of-the-industry paint rooms, computer labs, classrooms and glassed-in shop areas, and our automotive programs have won numerous national awards.
If you love cars and have an eye for taking something broken and doing the work needed to repair and restore it back to its original condition, this might be the program and career path for you.
How Long It Takes:
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Meet Your Instructors
Kurt came to CPTC after 18 years of industry experience in both independent businesses and dealerships. He has performed all disciplines associated with the collision industry, specializing in structural repair, steering, suspension and alignment. He held lead and supervisory positions for several years. He's always enjoyed learning new techniques or technologies, which helped him in his career and continues to help him as an instructor.
Automotive Collision Technician Program Information Sessions usually occur at 3 p.m. on the second and fourth Wednesday of the month.
To learn more about information sessions, visit cptc.edu/info-sessions.
Visit the Academic Calendar at cptc.edu/academic-calendar to see when the next information session is scheduled.
STORIES ABOUT THE AUTOMOTIVE PROGRAMS
Clover Park Technical College automotive students will have access to a new scholarship for the 2017-18 academic year courtesy of the RPM Foundation and BMW Northwest.
Ericka DeBoer is an artist, and her canvas is a car. The Clover Park Technical College Automotive Restoration and Customization student knows some people will hear that and look at her funny, but it’s true.