Automotive Collision: Structure Repair Technician Certificate

Skilled automotive collision structure technicians may be employed in new car dealerships, independent auto collision shops, and industrial and government agency motor pools.

Certificate Info at a Glance

Type: Certificate

Approx. # of Quarters: 2

Estimated Cost: $3,929.72

Admission Dates: Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer quarters

Graduates of this program will enter the trade with considerable practical skills gained through actual hands-on repair experience throughout the program.

This program is approximately two quarters in length, depending on the time students need to satisfactorily complete all graduation requirements.

Program Requirements

Catalog # Course Name Credits
ACT 102 Fundamentals of Collision Repair 3
ACT 106 Body Shop Equipment 3
ACT 110 Welding, Heat & Cutting 4
ACT 115 Plastic/SMC Repair 4
ACT 120* Glass, Trim & Hardware 5
ACT 125 Introduction to Metal Straightening 3
ACT 132 Panel Replacement 6
ACT 133 Panel Repair 6
ACT 134 Auto Collision Major Repairs 5
ACT 140 Auto Systems Repair (Winter quarter only) 4
  Total Credits for Completion 43

*Articulated courses with high schools for dual enrollment