Collision & Refinishing Technology Classes

LEARN TO Weld like a warrior and paint like a pro

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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 as an auto body repair and collision repair technician — 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 Repair I

Week 1-6

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

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

Collision Repair 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. Learn the skills required for collision repair and automotive technology will help you stand out and succeed in your future career.

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

Refinishing Technology 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 restoration, and blending techniques. These paint techniques can be used on a variety of vehicles such as automotive, aviation and boating.

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

Refinishing Technology II

Week 19-24

Finish the course learning about damage analysis, utilizing estimating systems, plastic reconstruction, spot repairs and blending techniques, corrosion protection and automotive foams, and opportunities for
live work. Our refinishing technology program will help you stand out to employers and succeed in your career.

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

Specialty Programs

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 in your future career.

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

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INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS AVAILABLE

  • I-CAR INTRO SERIES CERTIFICATION
  • I-CAR PRO-LEVEL 1 NON-STRUCTURAL CERTIFICATION
  • I-CAR PRO LEVEL 1 REFINISHING CERTIFICATION
  • 4 -ASE STUDENT CERTIFICATIONS
  • PPG PAINTERS CERTIFICATION
  • SNAP-ON 525 MULTIMETER CERTIFICATION
  • 609 EPA Certification

As a student at WyoTech, you will get the opportunity to earn all of these certificates above with help from instructors. You will gain the expertise needed to complete our programs and stand out in your technician career.

COLLISION & REFINISHING PARTNERS:

THE COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISHING JOB MARKET IS HOT!

Past WyoTech Collision & Repair students and graduates have gained training and employment in almost every transportation industry. From aviation to boating to automotive, heavy equipment to light-duty cars/trucks, the skills you’ll gain in this program are needed nearly everywhere on Earth. Although career placement isn’t guaranteed, our career services team works hard with our employer partners to place as many students and graduates as possible. Our number one priority, through our courses and programs, is to give you tools needed to be ready for your dream career. Become a WyoTech student and take steps towards a career in vehicles today! Visit our site, in person or online, or give us a call. Our number is 800-521-7158.

$43,580

U.S. MEDIAN WAGE
(2019)

16,000+

U.S. JOB AND CAREER OPENINGS
(2018-2028)

4%-6%

U.S. JOB GROWTH
(2018-2028)

WyoTech Core Program Start Dates

Oct. 4,

2021

Jan. 3,

2022

April 1,

2022

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.