• Automotive Collision and Repair

    You can learn how to repair and refinish collision damage to automobiles in this program. Today’s collision repair technicians repair or replace damaged sheet metal and plastic panels. Repairing or replacing an automobile’s structural components is taught. Students can learn how to do a collision damage appraisal. Finally, students will learn about mechanical damage caused by a collision including steering, suspension, and cooling systems.

    Plastics repair
    Glass replacement and repair
    Metal working and welding
    Refinishing application and problem-solving
    Structural and non-structural analysis and repair
    Mechanical and electrical repair (collision-related)
    Automotive Youth Education Systems (AYES) affiliate

    Career Opportunities in Automotive Collision
    Entry Level Occupations

    • Automotive Collision Frame Alignment Apprentice
    • Automotive Collision Metal Repairperson
    • Automotive Collision Recondition Person
    • Automotive Collision Spray Painter

    With Experience and/or Advanced Training

    • Automotive Collision Frame Specialist
    • Automotive Collision Insurance Adjuster
    • Automotive Collision Paint Specialist
    • Automotive Collision Shop Manager
    • Automotive Glass Installer
    • Automotive Collision Teacher

    Related Occupations

    • Small Engine Repairer
    • Automotive Supply Store Person
    • Custom Painter
    • Custom Metal Fabricator
    • New and Used Car Lot Attendant
    • OEM & After Market Parts Specialist
    • Insurance Appraiser
    • Automotive Engineer