COLLISION & REFINISHING technology Classes

LEARN TO Weld like a warrior and paint like a pro

In just 6 months!

BECOME AN ALTERNATIVE ARTIST

USING A CANVAS MADE OF METAL.

Blend your passion for precision and hard work with the industry-specific training you need to start a career—backed by a degree from one the most well-respected schools in the industry.

Get hours of hands-on training with 60% of your time spent in the shop!

Collision I

Week 1-6

After learning safe, proper use of the tools of
the trade, you’ll slide into the fundamentals of
vehicle construction, cosmetic body panel repair
and welding.

  • Power body tool usage
  • MIG welding steel and aluminum
  • Filing and sanding
  • Removing and replacing bolted parts

Collision II

Week 7-12

Explore ABS and traction control systems, ADAS (advanced drivability assist systems), suspension systems, squeeze-type resistance spot welding, adhesive bonding, structural measuring and straightening.

  • Advanced welding
  • Structural straightening
  • Brakes and traction control
  • Electrical and cooling systems

Refinishing I

Week 13-18

Start with basic instruction in surface preparation and masking, then move on to spray gun operation, understanding paint products, and their use, paint mixing and application, spot repair, and blending techniques.

  • Surface prep and masking
  • Detailing
  • Spray gun operation
  • Paint mixing and spraying

Refinishing II

Week 19-24

Finish the course learning about damage analysis, utilizing estimating systems, plastic repair, spot repairs and blending techniques, corrosion protection and automotive foams, and opportunities for
live work.

  • Corrosion protection
  • Damage analysis
  • Plastic welding and repair
  • Worker protection
  • Color matching and blending

Specialty Program

Week 25-32

Most Collision & Refinishing students choose Street Rod, Trim & Upholstery, Chassis Fabrication, or Applied Service Management, all of which are designed to complement the skills you’ve learned and help you stand out to employers.

  • Street rod
  • Trim & upholstery
  • Chassis fabrication
  • Applied service management

Eight

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE

  • I-CAR Platinum Individual
  • I-CAR Welding Certification
  • ASE Entry-Level Certification
  • Painters Certification
  • SATA Paint Gun Operation
  • EPA 6H Painter Certification
  • 609 EPA Certification
  • I-CAR Pro-Level Certifications

COLLISION & REFINISHING PARTNERS:

THE COLLISION & REFINISHING JOB MARKET IS HOT!

Past WyoTech Collision & Repair students have gained employment in almost every transportation industry. From aviation to boating, heavy equipment to light-duty cars/trucks, the skills you’ll gain in this program are needed nearly everywhere on Earth. Although job placement isn’t guaranteed, our career services team works hard with our employer partners to place as many students as possible.

$43,580

U.S. MEDIAN WAGE
(2019)

16,000+

U.S. JOB OPENINGS
(2018-2028)

4%-6%

U.S. JOB GROWTH
(2018-2028)

WyoTech Core Program Start Dates

Sept. 30,

2020

Jan. 4,

2021

April 5,

2021

Get Started

1. Choose your Core program.
2. Submit a request for info.
3. Hear back from your local Admissions Representative within two business days.
4. Apply for the next start date.
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