Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing I

Workforce Certificate

Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing I

Auto repair, refinishing and restoration

This program is designed to provide the training needed to acquire an entry-level job in the Collision Repair and Refinishing Industry. The program is a total 750 contact hours which can be completed in 8 months. Coursework includes classroom theory and hands-on lab exercises using the latest techniques to make damaged cars look like new again. These courses are embedded into the Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing (5806) (W.C.), a 1,400 contact hour program. They offer an exit point for students who want to get the skills they need to quickly start a career in the Collision Repair and Refinishing industry. These courses can be completed in two consecutive semesters over an 8-month period.

Using standards established by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), such topics from estimating and detailing to automotive painting and body repair are introduced. Upon completion, students will be fully prepared for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exams. Graduates are sought after by employers in the area with a high rate of immediate job placement.

Program Code: 5816

750 Clock/Contact hours

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School of Technology and Industry
Financial Aid Eligibility

Financial aid is available, if qualified.

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(904) 646-2300

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You may be eligible to receive credit toward this degree through Prior Learning Assessment. Examples include industry certifications, certain PSAV programs, credit by examination, or creating a portfolio of learning experiences. For more information, contact an academic advisor or learn more about Accelerated College.

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The courses in the Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing I W.C. program are aligned with the standards established by the National Automotive Technicians Foundation (NATEF) to prepare students for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exams.

Career Opportunities

Automotive body and glass repairers restore, refinish, and replace vehicle bodies and frames, windshields, and window glass (Bureau of Labor Statistics).

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