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Collision & Refinishing Technology

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CIP Code: 47.0603
Instructor:Mr. Dressler

Quality instruction designed to teach students the auto collision trade, specifically to auto body repair and refinishing using state of the art equipment. Proficient completion of this course will successfully place the graduate into entry level employment. Instruction is competency-based and is focused on teaching students to achieve and acquire ascending skills according to their individual functional performance level. This curriculum will teach this trade beginning from basic fender repair to complex total collision repair. The classroom is operationally organized and managed to simulate an actual competitive work-based body shop environment. Students will also have the opportunity to earn a NOCTI advanced proficiency and an I-CAR certification at the completion of this course.



Collision and Refinishing students at work., photo 1     Collision and Refinishing students at work, photo 2     Collision and Refinishing students at work, photo 3




 Possible Careers 

  • Automotive Refinish Technician
  • Automotive Body Technician
  • Automotive Body & Related Repairers
  • First-Line Supervisors of Mechanics, Installers & Repairers
  • Cleaners of Vehicles & Equipment
  • Vocational Education Teachers, Postsecondary
  • Career/Technical Education Teachers, Secondary School

 Potential Certifications 

  • PA Skills Certificate (NOCTI)
  • PA Safety Inspection Certification
  • PA Emissions Inspector Certification
  • I-CAR
  • SP2 Safety Training

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