Auto Collision Repair

Job Outlook

  • 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 a dusty environment


College Credits

Available Certifications

Lab Fees

Jeff Newsome

  • Ohio Technical College

  • Stark State College

  • University of Northwestern Ohio

  • CPR First Aid

  • ICar ProLevel 1 & 2 Refinishing Technician

  • OSHA 10

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