Autobody/Collision Repair

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.

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. All students will work to complete the Inter-Industry Conference Auto Collision Repair certification exam before the end of the program. 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.

Start Dates

Program Location

Central City Campus 

Program Cost Estimate

Certificate of Competency in Collision Repair Technician: $6,082  |  624 hours/8 months


Students must earn a grade of ‘P’ or ‘C’ or better (depending on the course grading scale) for all courses required within the program.

Weekly hour requirements vary by program. Students should meet with a navigator to discuss these requirements further. Actual completion times may vary. A separate $15 Registration Fee will be charged per academic year.

View MCCCD’s official curriculum documentation for additional details regarding the requirements of this award.

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