3210 | Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing

Occupational Certificate

Description of Program:

The Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing occupational certificate prepares you for employment in the auto collision repair and refinishing industry as a repair technician or an auto collision painter. Course content includes, but is not limited to, fundamentals of auto body repair, basic sheet metal repair, painting techniques, science of unibody repair, and panel repair and replacement.

Length: 1380 contact hours / 46 occupational credits


PREFIX NUMBER COURSE NAME CONTACT HOURS

FIRST YEAR
First Term
  ARR 0001 Fundamentals of Auto Body Repair   60
  ARR 0001L Fundamentals of Auto Body Repair Lab   180
  ARR 0110 Basic Sheet Metal Repairs   60
  ARR 0110L Basic Sheet Metal Repairs Lab   180
        480
Second Term
  ARR 0100 Painting Techniques   60
  ARR 0100L Painting Techniques Lab   180
  ARR 0292 Applied Techniques in Auto Body Repair   60
  ARR 0292L Applied Techniques in Auto Body Repair Lab   180
        480
Summer Term
  ARR 0120 Advanced Painting Techniques   60
  ARR 0120L Advanced Painting Techniques Lab   30
  ARR 0310 Panel Repair and Replacement   60
  ARR 0310L Panel Repair and Replacement Lab   30
        180

SECOND YEAR
First Term
  ARR 0330 Science of Unibody Repair   60
  ARR 0330L Science of Unibody Repair Lab   180
OR
  ARR 0949 Co-op Work Experience in Auto Collision   240
        480

NOTES:
  • Any course hours and internship/co-op hours may be used interchangeably after 480 hours have been completed with the approval of the lead instructor, instructional supervisor, and division dean.
  • ARR 0930L is still active as a standalone lab. All new labs are equivalent to ARR 0930L.
Gainful Employment Disclosure

Occupations:

   
Award Year 2010-2011    2011-2012
Students Completing Program* 4 13
   
Program Costs:  
  Tuition and Fees $4,524.40 $4,904.60
  Books and Supplies NA NA
  Total NA NA
   
Debt at Program Completion:  
  Median of Federal Loans $0.00 $0.00
  Median of Private Loans $0.00 $0.00
   
Program Completion in Normal Time:  
  Normal Program Length 16 months 16 months
  Students Completing in Normal Time NA 46.15%
   
Job Placement Rate for Completers: 67 50%
   
NA - Data Not Available  
* - Completers data based on fiscal year (July 1 - June 30)