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Automotive Technology


Automotive Collision Technology Technician

icon-collision-repair The Automotive Collision Technology Technician Program prepares you for employment in the collision repair industry. Available occupations include:

  • Collision repair technologist
  • Paint repair technician
  • Body shop office personnel
  • Material supplier
  • Sales
  • Glass technician
  • Positions within insurance companies

Skills learned during the Automotive Collision Technology Technician Program include:

  • Basic Skills
  • Sheet metal repair procedures
  • Estimating
  • Related mechanical and electrical repairs
  • Human relations
  • Employability skills
  • Safe work practices
  • Entrepreneurship

All instruction is delivered by experienced ASE certified instructors.

All Automotive Collision Repair instructors are County or State certified. Consumers tend to keep their cars longer and every year more cars crowd onto the highways. Both factors create a need for more body and paint repair technicians. The learning experiences included in the Automotive Collision Technology Technician Program prepares graduates for certification and employment within local body shops.

Automotive Service Technology (VA, NATEF Certified):

icon automotive service techIn our Automotive Service Technology program you can master the knowledge and skills necessary for entry level employment as an Automotive Technician in this NATEF accredited program.  You will have the opportunity to train in all ASE areas and will learn all aspects of automobile mechanical repair.  Students must exhibit strong Reading, Math, Language, and Computer skills necessary to complete the online portion of the program.  They must also possess strong mechanical aptitude to prove hands on mechanical competencies.  Students are encouraged to complete the program in its entirety.

Subjects taught in the Automotive Service Technology program include:

  • A/C and Heat
  • Brakes
  • Engine Overhaul
  • Engine Performance
  • Automatic Transmissions
  • Manual Transmissions and Drive-train
  • Steering and Suspension
  • Electrical