Autobody/Collision Repair

Program Overview

Do you consider yourself an artisan of automobiles and have a passion for fixing things? If so, consider our Collision Repair/Auto Body program. You will receive hands-on experiences to prepare you to start a career in the automotive collision repair industry quickly. Learn about metal and plastic repair, welding, vehicle disassembly, reassembly and refinishing, and industry terminology.

If you’re ready to pursue a career as a collision repair technician, make it happen today!

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.

Why GateWay Community College?

Collision Repair/Auto Body is considered a non-credit, clock hour program, which is a training program that provides skills for quick entry into the workforce. It has specific year-round start dates, and you attend classes four days a week, Monday-Thursday. 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 student's convenience.

Virtual Enrollment Information Session

Enrollment Services: (602) 238-4350

Enrollment Information Sessions: Thursdays, from 5 to 6 p.m. 

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Start Dates

Program Location

Central City Campus 

Program Cost Estimate*

Certificate of Competency in Collision Repair Technician: $5,974  |  728 hours/8 months*

*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.