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.

Requirements

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

Virtual Information Session Attendance

Automotive

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

Information Session: Thursdays, from 9:30 to 10:30 a.m. (reserve your seat)

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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.

Careers

You may look forward to careers such as apprentice level jobs as painters or metal repairers in shops.** 

You also may take advantage of career services available in the Workforce Center. You can gain skills in interviewing, resume writing, looking for a job and other career guidance. Through these services you will be better prepared to complete successful interviews and attain employment.

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Clock Hour Program

Clock-based certificates 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 

Job Titles

Collision Repair Technician Day, Auto Body Repairer, Auto Body Technician, Automotive Painter**

Program Cost

Certificate of Competency – Collision Repair Technician:  $5,851*

Median Salary

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Collision Repair Technician

Certificate #1606 (Days) | #1608 (Nights)

The Certificate of Competency (CCT) in Collision Repair Technician provides students the knowledge and 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.

Program   Number    Completion Time    Program Cost*        
Collision Repair Technician         1606 (Days) & 1608 (Nights)          728 hr | 8 mo         $5,851     

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.

**For information about careers in your area of study, visit O*NET OnLine for detailed job descriptions, education requirements, as well as wage and employment trend information.