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    Auto Collision Repair

    47.0603  AUTOBODY/COLLISION AND REPAIR TECHNOLOGY/TECHNICIAN

    (PDE APPROVED PROGRAM OF STUDY)

     

    The Auto Collision Repair Program is an instructional program that prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair damaged automotive vehicles such as automobiles and light trucks. Students learn to examine damaged vehicles and estimate cost of repairs; remove, repair and replace upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window and seat operating equipment and trim to gain access to vehicle body and fenders; remove and replace glass; repair dented areas; replace excessively damaged fenders, panels and grills; straighten bent frames or unibody structures using hydraulic jacks and pulling devices; and file, grind and sand repaired surfaces using power tools and hand tools.  Students refinish repaired surfaces by painting with primer and finish coat. The Program consists of alist of PDE required tasks and additional local or value added tasks.

     

    Specialized Equipment:

    Related Occupations /Employment Opportunities:

    Personal Qualifications:

    Chief Easy Liner Collision Repair

        System

    Gas and MIG Welders

    Paint Mixing System

    Spray Booth

    Virtual Spray Painter

    Automobile Body and

       Related Repairers

    Helpers-Installation,

       Maintenance and

       Repair Workers

    Automotive Specialty

       Technicians

    Painters, Transportation

       Equipment

    Mechanical Aptitude

    Ability to Work

       Independently and in

       a Team

    Communication Skills

    Trouble Shooting Skills

     
     

    CAREERS:

     

    Automotive Body and Related Repairers

    Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

    Painters, Transportation Equipment

     

     


    Certifications available to qualified students:
     
     
     

    Industry Certification

    Provider Name

    S/P2

    S/P2

    I-CAR, various levels

    I-CAR