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Auto Collision Repair

  • Check, estimate, repair, and refinish the body and interior of damaged vehicles
  • Straighten and replace damaged parts using modern welding, sanding, masking, and painting procedures
  • Use professional techniques of metal and adhesive repair


What can I do when I graduate?
  • Auto refinishing
  • Body repair technician
  • Auto body related sales and service
What would I do in this class?
  • Refinishing
  • Panel straightening
  • Panel replacement
  • Welding
  • Plastic repair
  • Glass replacement
  • Sanding and panel preparation
  • Auto detailing
What can I do with further training?
  • Insurance adjuster
  • Body shop owner
  • Body shop manager

Program Quick Facts

Auto Collision students must be able to:

  • Read and comprehend estimate builds and body repair manuals
  • Comprehend basic automotive math
  • Stand, bend, and work on their feet for more than several hours
  • Lift 50 lbs.
  • Have good eye-hand coordination
  • Perform job in dusty environment 
College Credits
Available Certifications
Lab Fees
Jeff Newsome
  • Ohio Technical College
  • Stark State College
  • University of Northwestern Ohi
  • CPR First Aid
  • ICar ProLevel 1 Refinishing Technician
  • OSHA 10
  • Level 1 (junior) - $60.00
  • Level 2 (senior) - $60.00
  • Tool List (to be supplied by the student)

Uniform requirements

(to be supplied by the students)
  • 1 uniform is mandatory (Two is optional, but suggested)
  • Dickies Item #15293 Stonewashed Jean relaxed fit
  • Redkap Item #Sy20 Charcoal/Royal Blue 
  • Steel Toe Boots
  • Tool Box 20" Length 8" Height 8" Depth
  • Tools can be purchased at any store (tool list supplied by instructor) 

Tool List (High Quality)

Tool Box - Hammer & Dolly Set, Ball Peen Hammer, Cold Chisel Set, Metric gear wrench set, 1/4 Metric socket set, Phillips Screw driver set, Torx screwdriver set, Panel/Trim Removal set, Mini Flashlight, 12' Tape Measure, Adjustable wrench, Side cut pliers, Groove Joint pliers, Vise Grip pliers, Vice Grip C-clamp (regular tip), 3m Rubber Sanding Block, and Mechanic Gloves 

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