Combination Collision Repair Technician Career Major - Overview

Combination Collision Repair Technician

combination collision repair technician
Career Major Length
1040 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$2,600.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$6,760.00
Book Costs:
$63.00
Exam Fees:
$200.00
Supplies Costs:
$90.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$16/hr

Students in this major will learn how to complete non-structural collision repair and automotive refinishing. The courses that will be covered include non-structural damage analysis and minor dent repair, plastics repair and all aspects painting and refinishing. Students will also learn how to use various tools in repairing damage and to remove and install handles, moldings, trim, and bolted body parts. In addition, the student will learn to MIG weld to industry standard following I-CAR standards. This career major also includes painting preparation, sanding processes, color matching and adjusting color, removing and installing glass, and the process of written estimates. Students will learn about handling, storage and disposal of hazardous materials and selecting proper personal protective equipment and maintenance. The hours completed in this major are aligned with NATEF standards.

Career Major Length
1040.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Introduction to collision Repair Technology
45.00
Auto Collision Trim & Hardware
30.00
Auto Collision Non-Structural Metal Straightening/Repair
90.00
Auto Collision MIG (GMAW) Welding
105.00
Automotive Body Panel Adjustment and Alignment
45.00
Refinish Preparation
130.00
Refinish Application
145.00
Refinish Color Adjustment
75.00
Refinish Blending & Painting Defects
60.00
Auto Collision Plastic Component Repair & Replacement
60.00
Automotive Glass Replacement
60.00
Auto Collision Damage Analysis
75.00
Auto Collision Written Estimating
30.00
Automotive Detailing
60.00
Workforce Staging
30.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 8th grade level or above
  • Good health and physical condition
  • Good eye-hand coordination
  • Ability to think critically and logically
  • Ability to organize one's work
  • Sheet metal/welding, wood shop, industrial art and mechanical ability
  • Ability to organize movements around and under automobiles
  • Ability to mentally plan collision repair

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