Auto Collision & Repair
The program prepares students for employment through a competency-based program that encourages both theory and skill development in basic sheet metal repairs, sanding, filler application, shrinking and welding, panel installation, glass replacement, custom painting and etching, and cost analysis . Students develop basic skills in frame repair and structural damage, bumper repair, alignment, and damage cost estimating . The program teaches students how to repair cars utilizing materials other than sheet metal, such as fiberglass and ABS (Automotive Body Structure), and students use a downdraft spraying system with base coat/clear coat parts . The program goal is to teach students the basics in auto body repair that will enable them to obtain entry- level employment . In this way, they will be able to provide a service and meet the needs of the community. Students work towards attaining national certification (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair) . Students in this program are eligible to join SKILLS USA and DECA . Students are responsible for purchasing the safety clothing required for the program.
- Automotive Specialties Technician
- Automotive Body and Related Repairs
- Cleaner of Vehicles and Equipment
- Insurance Appraiser, Auto Damage
- Automotive Glass Installers & Repairers