Auto Body Paint & Collision

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The Auto Body Paint and Collision Technology certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the auto body and collision industry. The program addresses all areas of basic auto body repair and refinishing including: frame and body repair, painting, special effects and graphic design, and upholstery. We are dedicated to remaining current to new techniques and technology.


 
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 Program Facts

Upon successful completion of the Auto Body Paint and Collision Technology Certificate program, the learner will be able to:

  • Apply shop safety practices to an auto body work environment. (AUT 105)
  • Use tools specific to the auto body, paint, and collision repair industry. (AUT 105)
  • Repair a panel using plastic filler. (AUT 105)
  • Measure, mix, and spray primer. (AUT 105)
  • Choose and set-up a spray gun for the paint being applied. (AUT 106)
  • Measure and mix tints to achieve a desired color. (AUT 106)
  • Paint a vehicle. (AUT 106)
  • Airbrush graphics on a panel or vehicle. (AUT 107)
  • Paint auto bodies using special effects. (AUT 110)
  • Remove, replace, and weld a body panel. (AUT 111)
  • Straighten a frame. (AUT 111)
  • Measure and cut fabric. (AUT 275)
  • Re-upholster a seat. (AUT 275)
 Certification

Certification:

Auto Body Paint & Collision Technology

The Auto Body Paint and Collision Technology certificate prepares students for entry-level employment in the auto body and collision industry. The program addresses all areas of basic auto body repair and refinishing including: frame and body repair, painting, special effects and graphic design, and upholstery.

 Employment Data

From the United States Department of Labor - Bureau of Labor:

From American Job Center Network:

  • 49-3021.00 - Automotive Body and Related Repairers
  • 51-9122.00 - Painters, Transportation Equipment
  • 51-9121.00 - Coating, Painting, and Spraying Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders
  • 13-1032.00 - Insurance Appraisers, Auto Damage
  • 49-3023.02 - Automotive Specialty Technicians
 Facilities and Features

CTEC Campus:

Our facility at the CTEC campus houses ample space contain large frame straightener, lift racks, paint booths, and sprayer equipment for auto and find detailing.


Contact Information

Ernie Hernandez