Collision Repair & Refinishing

Career Paths

  • Paint and Autobody Tech

  • Team Leader

  • Estimator

  • Shop Manager

  • Body Shop Owner

  • Collision Repair Salesperson

  • Insurance Appraiser

  • Aircraft & Equipment Painter

  • Restoration & Hot Rod Builder

Dual Enrollment

This program is a Running Start program, which awards transferrable college credit to students who enroll.

Opportunities are unlimited! Good auto body mechanics are always in demand. Collision Repair is a two-year program in which students acquire basic entry-level skills in the auto body repair trade. This comprehensive course covers basic welding, sheet metal dent repair, surface preparation and refinishing fundamentals. Students will deal directly with customers, write estimates, schedule jobs, order parts and complete the repair process. Students progress at their own pace. Instruction is also provided in automotive construction, identification and care of hand and power tools. Students have an opportunity to work with professional industry equipment including a frame machine, sanders, hydraulic power tools, air compressors, grinders, a front end machine, panel cutters, MIG welders, a paint booth and many more.