Collision Repair Technology - Undergraduate Certificate Program (48 Credits)

Become a Collision Repair Specialist
EDUCATIONAL OBJECTIVE (48 Credits)
This program is designed for individuals who seek to prepare themselves in four areas of ASE Automotive Certification and four areas of Collision Repair Certification which can be completed in three semesters.  Graduates will be able to correctly repair and refinish automobiles involved in collisions. The program is continually updated to provide the theoretical knowledge and “real-world” skills required to service the latest vehicles and ensure customer satisfaction.  Upon completion of the program, graduates will be qualified to perform specialized diagnostic tasks and effectively service and repair these systems.  Upon completion of the program, graduates will be prepared to begin careers as an entry level Collision Repair Technicians and related support positions.
 
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US Depart of Labor’s Standard Occupational Classification Code for Automotive and Collision Technician : 49-2096.00
 
COURSE SCHEDULE:
Semester 1   Credits
AT100 Performance Fundamentals 3
CR100 Welding and Cutting 3
CR102 Structural Analysis and Repair 3
AT102 Steering and Suspension Systems 3
AT108 Automotive Electrical Foundations 3
  Total  15
Semester 2    
CR103 Unibody Analysis and Repair 3
AT103 Braking Systems 3
CR104 Non-Structural: Preparation & Plastics 3
AT110 Electrical/Electronic Systems 3
AT112 Engine Electronics 3
  Total  15
Semester 3    
CR105 Non-Structural: Panel Analysis & Repair 3
CR106 Non-Structural: Body Filling 3
CR110 Introduction to Refinishing 3
AT201 Advanced Undercarriage 3
AT202 Advanced Electronic Systems 3
AT215 Climate Control 3
  Total  18
  TOTAL CREDITS   48

HEGIS CODE: 5310

This program is designed to provide highly structured training skills necessary for successful employment in the field of automotive or diesel technology.  Programs are continually revised to meet the ever-changing needs of the industry.