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Collision Refinishing Technology Program

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Collision Refinishing Technology

If you enjoy metalworking, painting and detailing, and the satisfaction of restoring vehicles, then you should definitely consider our Collision Refinishing Technology.

This core program is divided into two main sections:

Collision Repair

Students will take two courses in collision repair. These courses will provide instruction in the fundamentals of restoring cars. Special attentions will be given to: heating and cooling systems, air conditioning, electrical circuits, steel and aluminum panel repair, power accessories, restraint systems, structural straightening, suspension systems, squeeze-type resistance spot welding, antilock brakes and traction control systems.

Refinishing

The refinishing courses will provide students with instruction in surface preparation and masking, spray gun operation, detailing, spot repair and blending techniques, corrosion protection, refinishing equipment, worker protection, hazardous materials, damage analysis and estimating, front section damage analysis, plastic welding, repair and refinishing.

Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities for Collision Refinishing graduates include:

  • Collision Repair Shop Technician
  • Automotive Glass Installation and Repairer
  • Specialty Shop Technician
  • Welder/Fabricator/Paint Technician
  • Damage Appraiser for the Insurance Industry
  • Other Transportation Body Repairer

Campuses that offer the Collision Refinishing Technology Program Core*

Specialties in the Collision Refinishing Technology Core*

Students in the Collision Refinishing Technology Program can choose to specialize in the following:

* Not all programs and specialties offered at all locations.


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