Collision Repair Technology

About

The automotive Collision Repair Technology program is designed to provide training in repairing damaged auto bodies and parts. This program is Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified and will prepare students to obtain individual certification. Students may choose to do general body and paint work and develop skills in many areas, or they may specialize in the areas in which they have the greatest ability and interest.

There are opportunities to learn many skills such as metal work, spray painting, welding, auto glass, and electrical systems. Collision Repair Technology is a self paced program. Job opportunities are great as a Collision Repair Technician. A graduate could perform custom car work, become an estimator, a salesperson, shop manager, or be a business owner.

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $4,864.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $3,875.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Non-Structural Assistant432Certificate
Non-Structural and Structural Assistant864Certificate
Automotive Refinishing Technician1,296Diploma
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician1,728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
821 West Louise Ave
Morristown, TN 37813-2094

Job Duties

Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 3,390

Current job openings per year: 100

Salary Range

$24,400
to
$42,500

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
Safety
Related Math
Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Worker Characteristic
Second Trimester: 
Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Advanced Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Welding
Worker Characteristic
Third Trimester: 
Advanced Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Mechanical and Electrical Components
DAECS
Workplace Skills
Worker Characteristics
Fourth Trimester: 
Worker Characteristics
Painting and Refinishing

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Randy Dunn
423-586-5771

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