Collision Repair Technician

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Collision Repair Technicians receive hands-on experience to pursue a career in the automotive collision repair industry. Students will learn the fundamentals of non-structural collision repair and refinishing. This CCT aligns to industry credentials through the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) for the following: Non-Structural Technician ProLevel 1 and Refinish Technician ProLevel 1.

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Requirements

Must be able to lift 50 pounds and must have a clean driving record.

Virtual Enrollment Session Attendance

Automotive

Advisor Office Hours: 
Mon - Fri: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. / 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Office Number:  (602) 286-8633

Enrollment Sessions: Mondays, from 3 to 4 p.m.Thursdays, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. (reserve your seat)

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Phone Numbers: (‪US‬)‪+1 316-512-2989‬ | PIN: ‪402 659 619‬#

Industry Certification

You will be required to pass the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair certification exam before graduation. I-CAR is an international organization dedicated to the training in collision repair. The certification helps you be more marketable when applying for jobs. You complete a total of 14 tests to get certified. All tests are taken online and at the students convenience.

College Certificates

Certificate #1606 (Days) | #1608 (Nights) | 728 hrs/8 mo | $5,974

The Certificate of Competency (CCT) in Collision Repair Technician gives students the knowledge and hands-on experience to start a career in the automotive collision repair industry. Learn about metal and plastic repair, gas metal arc welding (GMAW), metal inert gas (MIG) welding, vehicle disassembly/reassembly, estimate reading, coolant removal/replacement, and air conditioning (A/C) discharge/recharge and industry terminology.

Program notes: Must be able to lift 50 pounds.

National certifications are obtained through the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) for the following: Non-Structural Technician ProLevel 1, Refinish Technician ProLevel 1.

Start Dates
*Months based on 24 hours a week/4 weeks a month. Actual completion times may vary. Costs include tuition, lab and estimated book fees. Amount based on current estimates and will vary. A separate $15 Registration Fee will be charged per academic year.

Clock Hour Program

Clock-based Certificates of Competency are training programs that provide skills for quick entry into the workforce. The clock-hour programs have specific year-round start dates.

Program Location

Central City Campus