AUTO COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISH TECHNICIAN
CVTC offers a one-year Auto Collision Repair & Refinish Technician program that will provide hands-on auto body repair training. An automotive collision repair career presents you with daily challenges as you will see all types of damage to vehicles and need to determine everything that needs to be fixed.
You will learn the following skills:
- Frame repair
- Mechanical systems repair
- Plastic repair
- Structural repair
- Vehicle refinishing
- Weld-on panel replacements
This program is certified by the National Institute for Automotive Services Excellence in the areas of painting and refinishing, nonstructural analysis and damage repair, and structural analysis and damage repair.
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83% of our Auto Collision Repair graduates get a job in the industry.
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Earn a Auto Collision Repair & Refinish Technician technical diploma in just one year.
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These are a few of the courses you will take in the Automotive Collision Repair & Refinish program. For more detailed course info click here.
- Welding for Auto Collision
Students will acquire basic welding skills on light gauge metals and other materials used in the automobile industry by using oxyacetylene welding, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), and plastic welding.
Students will complete paint jobs, spot repair, color blending, sanding techniques, and taping.
- Estimating & Structural Repair
Students will acquire the knowledge necessary to conduct an inspection and perform damage analysis, both structural and non-structural.
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