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Automotive Collision Repair Technician


The Automotive Collision Repair Technician Program will teach a student how to prepare or review motor vehicle repair estimate reports to determine what needs to be fixed. The Automotive Collision Repair Technician student will also learn how to hammer out dents, buckles and other defects, remove damaged fenders, panels and grills and straighten bent frames.

The Automotive Collision Repair Technician Program can usually be completed within 4 years. Approx. 16 weeks of the program will be conducted through in-class teaching modules.

After graduation, the Automotive Collision Repair Technician will be expected to be well versed in repairing and replacing doors, front-end body and body components as well as interior components such as instrument panels and frame assemblies.


Careers

Automotive Body and Related Repairers
Wage: $40,000
10 Year Growth Rate: 11.6%
Self Employed: 14.1%
Unemployment Rate: 4.4%
Employed Part Time: 5.6%

Education Requirements:
Long-term on-the-job training