Automotive Collision Technology

 autocollision1 Opportunities:

  • Employment in trade or trade related occupations
  • Associate Degree – Program of Studies
    • Thaddeus Stephens College of Technology
    • Pennsylvania College of Technology
  • Post-Secondary training in schools such as:
    • Wyoming Technical Institute
    • Universal Technical Institute
    • Ohio Technical College
    • Motor Cycle Institute

Program Description:

This course affords students the opportunity to learn the skills necessary to rebuild and refinish automotive bodies, repair and replace trim and upholstery, align frames, weld, replace glass and make estimates of repair cost. Students develop a basic understanding of automotive body and chassis construction. They use tools of the trade and learn the maintenance and safety procedures required by automobile industry.

 autocollision2 Career Possibilities:

  • Independent collision repair shop owner
  • Assistant collision repair manager
  • Estimator for insurance companies
  • Dealer service specialist
  • Motorcycle repair and custom painting