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Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology


Program Information:
Keith Money
Director/Instructor, Auto Body Program

  1. Collison Repair  
  2. Program Info  
  3. Career Info  
Autobody worker Collision Repair & refinishing Technology curriculum provides training in the use of the equipment and materials of the auto body mechanic trade. The student learns the construction of the automobile body and techniques of auto body repairing, rebuilding and refinishing.

Graduates of the curriculum should qualify for entry- level positions in the automotive body and refinishing industry. Graduates may find employment with franchised independent garages or they may become self-employed.

CCC&TI offers several different educational programs in this area:

Program Information

Emphasis is placed on:
  • auto body fundamentals
  • industry overview
  • safety
For more information about course descriptions or required courses, refer to the current CCC&TI Course Catalog.

Career Information

The DOL's Occupational Outlook Handbook states,"Employment of automotive body and glass repairers is projected to grow 9 percent from 2014 to 2024, faster than the average for all occupations. Job opportunities should be very good for job seekers with industry certification and formal training in automotive body and glass repair. " (Visited 2016).

To learn more about employment outlooks and working environments in the Auto body field, go to To learn more about careers in the Collison Repair and Refinishing Technology field, visit CCC&TI's Career Coach site for the following programs:

Career Coach logo Diploma: Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Career Coach logo Certificate: Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

Gainful Employment Program Information

There are no additional costs for this program outside of tuition, fees, books, and supplies.


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