Automotive Collision

Today’s auto collision technician is a skilled professional with expertise in complex automotive systems and the modern materials used in today’s automobiles. Using a variety of modern equipment, students will learn the basic skills necessary to restore damaged cars and trucks to their original showroom quality. Students will gain hands-on experience in frame work, panel replacement, paint systems, and damage estimation. The program is ASE Certified in non-structural analysis and damage repair, and painting and refinishing. It is also NATEF Certified. The Automotive Collision program is part of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics Career Cluster.

Program Costs 2023-24

Local Program Offerings:
Combination Collision Repair Technician

Students Learn:
Custom Refinishing
Shop Safety
Paint Mixing
Metal Working
Major and Minor Frame Work
Panel Replacement and Alignment
Color and Clear Coat Paint Systems

Equipment Used in Class:
Hand and Air Tools
Frame Machine
MIG Welder
HVLP Spray Equipment
Computerized Mixing System

ICAR Curriculum:
Inter-industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair

Career Tech Student Organization:

Additional fees may apply to this program. Red River Technology Center has determined that the disclosure of information regarding textbook and supplemental material fees is not practicable: this information is “To be determined.” Please see the Red River Technology Center Counselor for more information.