• About the Program:


    A student in the Collision Repair/Auto Body program will be introduced to careers centering on the replacement and repair of automobile and light truck bodies and body parts. New classroom technology includes working with a touch-mix computerized paint mixing system and creating customized paint films. A cost estimating area, resistance welder, paint gun cleaner, paint recycling system, fresh air breathing system for the paint booth, and hydraulic lift will be used daily by students as they complete curriculum objectives. Instruction utilizes the I-CAR curriculum presented through 50% theory and 50% application/practical skills with assessment of both portions reflected in each student’s grade.

    Skills:


    Safety
    Hand and Power Tools
    Dent Repair/Removal
    Collision Related Detailing
    MIG Welding
    Replacement of Body, Panel, and Trim
    Refinishing/Painting
    Estimating

    Recommended High School Courses:

    English/Communications
    Industrial Arts
    Mathematics - Basic Math, Algebra I and II, Geometry
    Computer Basics
    Applied Sciences, Chemistry, Physics

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    Certifications:

    ALLVIS (laser frame measuring system)
    Aluminum Welding
    Mig Welding
    EPA Refrigerant Recovery (auto air conditioning)
    LORD Fusor® Bumper Repair
    SP/2 

    Accreditations: 

    I-Car

    Articulation Agreements:

    Universal Technical Institute
     

    Upon successful completion of the NOCTI skill and written exams, students may receive six technology credits from Butler County Community College’s Industrial Management Technology program.