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Combination Collision Repair Technician

Auto Body Shop Photo

This class provides the student with instruction needed to develop a working knowledge of basic techniques in automotive collision technology.  Theory and/or shop experience are gained in the areas of major and minor collision repair; spot, panel, and overall refinishing; color mixing; spray painting methods and materials; frame and uni-body alignment methods; and automotive MIG welding.

Morning session - 8:10 - 11:10 a.m.
Afternoon session - 12:45 - 3:45 p.m.

Career Major Name:  Combination Collision Repair Technician
Clock Hours/Weeks of Instruction:  900/34
Normal Completion Time:  34 weeks for full-time status

Required Courses:

  • Auto Collision Damage Analysis
  • Auto Collision MIG (GMAW) Welding
  • Auto Collision Non-Structural Metal Straightening/Repair
  • Auto Collision Plastic Component Repair and Replacement
  • Auto Collision Trim and Hardware
  • Auto Collision Written Estimating
  • Automotive Body Panel Adjustment and Alignment
  • Automotive Detailing
  • Automotive Glass Replacement
  • Career Readiness
  • Introduction to Collision Repair Technology
  • Refinish Application
  • Refinish Blending and Painting Defects
  • Refinish Color Adjustment
  • Refinish Preparation
  • Workforce Staging

Career Opportunities:

  • Body Shop Supply Sales
  • Automotive Paint Mixing and Sales
  • Automotive Dismantler
  • Automotive Body Parts Sales
  • Metal Repair Technician
  • Refinish Technician
  • Plastic Repair Technician
  • Automotive Detailer
  • Estimate Writer

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Application Process:
High school students see home school counselor
Adults contact Mid-America recruiters 572-215-2060

Average Salary:

NATEF (National Automotive Technician Education Foundation)
OSBCTE (Oklahoma State Board of Career & Technology Education)


ODCTE Competency Certifications

  • Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair Technician
  • Painting and Refinishing Technician

ASE Entry-Level Certifications

  • Painting and Refinishing
  • Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
  • Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
  • Mechanical and Electrical Components

**CTSO: SkillsUSA

**Career Technical Student Organization (CTSO)