Auto Collision Technician Program Outcomes | Clover Park Technical College
Graduation applications for students completing their programs this spring are due May 1, 2017. Fill out the application online or print it and turn it in to the Enrollment Services Office, Building 17: www.cptc.edu/graduation
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Auto Collision Technician Program Outcomes

  • Work safely and responsibly within safety and environmental guideline standards for a shop.
  • Identify, care for and use hand and power tools.
  • Arrange welding equipment and select proper equipment for heating, cutting and MIG welding.
  • Identify types of plastic and select correct repair material for proper repair.
  • Identify types of glass, installation materials and install/adjust auto glass.
  • Shrink, stretch, and straighten metal.  Mix and apply plastic filler.
  • Inspect, remove, install, align panels, doors and trim to meet industry standards.
  • Diagnose, twist, mash, sag and side sway.  Set up and measure.
  • Evaluate collision damage and enter information into computer to achieve an accurate repair cost.
  • Select specific materials and prepare surfaces to be top coated.
  • Determine type of paint, apply topcoat and blend finishes.
  • Correct surface defects and final clean vehicles inside and out for delivery.