The Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology program is designed to provide the knowledge and skills to complete structural and non-structural damage repairs and paint and refinish on automotive equipment. Graduates should qualify for entry-level employment in businesses that perform these repairs. Entry and advancement levels depend on the training completed, knowledge and ability levels, work performance and ethics.
This certificate provides students with proper procedures and techniques required to repair and refinish vehicles that received light structural damage. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, repair techniques, surface preparation, masking, paint application and other related topics. Students completing the certificate should be able to perform minor structural and nonstructural repairs with an emphasis on refinishing applications.