The Collision Repair program is certified by NATEF (National Automotive Technician Education Foundation). The program provides students with the basic skills of repairing and refinishing vehicles in today's auto industry. Certified instructors, through the standards of NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) give students the technical and practical (hands-on) training needed to obtain job entry skills.
The technical related training is provided in the classroom and will give students the technical knowledge needed for the practical training in the shop area. Classroom and shop instruction focus on safety and the principles of physics, science and math in relation to the Auto Body trade. Students will have practical training with the use of welding, straightening and refinishing equipment, and a variety of hand and air powered tools.Students have the opportunity to apply their skills on practice modules and vehicles owned by city and county residents. The training consists of straightening, replacing, removing, installing and refinishing body panels as well as plastic bumper and fiberglass repair.
This shop is equipped with state-of-the-art hand and air powered tools, as well as painting refinishing equipment, a paint mixing machine, prep stations, a down-draft spray booth and a frame straightening machine.