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Auto Collision Technology – Basic Certificate


Auto Collision Technology

Certificate of Achievement

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What You Can Do

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  • Service Writer
  • Body Shop Estimator
  • Insurance Estimator
  • Auto Body Painter
  • Body Shop Manager
  • Collision Technician
  • Painters Helper
  • Detailer
  • Body Shop Receptionist
  • Entry-Level Auto Body Metal Fabricator
  • Auto Body Shop Owner

Earning Potential

Example: Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Automotive Body and Glass Repairers, at (visited July 23, 2023)

Modes of Instruction
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Program Details

ACT 2022


ACT 101Introduction to Collision Repair7
ACT 111Welding for Collision Repair2
ACT 121Plastic and Composite Repair2


ACT 151Structural Damage Repair9
ACT 161Damage Analysis1
ACT 180Detailing 2
ACT 181Paint Protective Film2

Total Hours for Degree25

The Auto Collision Basic Certificate is a minimum of 25 credit hours. Please use our Tuition and Fees page to calculate your approximate cost.

*Students will be responsible for additional classroom materials and tools.

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Automotive Faculty Contact.

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Jason McFarland

Associate Professor – Auto Collision Technology
Associate Professor – Automotive Service Technology

Phone: (618) 985-2828 Ext. 8375
Office: V30A