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    Engineering & Industry Technology Career Pathway

    COLLISION REPAIR TECHNOLOGY

    Teachers: Arnold Jazlovietcki & Mark Lance

    CIP Code: 47.0603
     
        

    This nationally recognized Automotive Service Excellence/National Automotive Training Education Foundation (ASE/NATEF) accredited instructional program prepares students to perform: structural analysis and damage repair, non-structural analysis and damage repair, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, and painting and refinishing.  Furthermore, this program utilizes the industry standard I-CAR curriculum.  The Collision Repair Technology program has also been recognized by the Motor Vehicle Manufacturers Association (MVMA) Advisory Council and the Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE).  The program prepares students to perform various duties from repairing small dents to rebuilding the bodies of wrecked or damaged vehicles.  Students learn industry relevant skills including: examining damaged vehicles and estimating costs of repairs, removal, repair, and replacement of body panels, accessories, electrical and hydraulic devices, grills, trim, automotive glass, and unibody straightening.  Refinishing processes and spray painting techniques are taught in a controlled-atmosphere downdraft spray booth according to industry standards. Waterborne paint technology is taught as part of the industry’s efforts to be more environmentally friendly. Students learn the proper use of power and hand tools, welding processes and techniques, and safety. Students will be prepared to enter the auto body and collision industry as entry-level technicians. Students will also have the technical skills to pursue an associate or baccalaureate degree in collision related fields, including automotive restoration technology. 


       

Career Pathway Wheel for Collision Repair Technology
  • AVAILABLE INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS

    AC Delco Battery Starting and Charging System

    AC Delco Electrical State 1 & 2

    ASE Student Certificates

    S/P2 Certificates for Safety and Pollution Prevention

    Section 609 Certification for Refrigerant Recycling and Recovery

    Valvoline Motor Oil Certificate


     COLLEGE ADVANCED CREDITS

     Bucks County Community College

     Pennsylvania College of Technology

      



    PROGRAM RECOMMENDATIONS

     Adhere to strict safety regulations

     Color and size perception

     Effective organizational skills

     Hand-eye coordination

     Mathematics fundamentals, including linear and liquid measurements

     Physical stamina

     Read and interpret technical material at grade level