Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. This program includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating.

Coastal Carolina Community College offers a Diploma and four Certificates. Each has been identified as a limited enrollment program and may involve certain deadlines. See an academic counselor for additional information. The appropriate coursework for each is listed below.

Awards Available – See Course Requirements below.

  • Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Diploma (D60130)
  • Collision Repair Introductory Certificate (C60130F)
  • Collision Repair Intermediate Certificate (C60130G)
  • Collision Repair Advanced Certificate (C60130H)
  • Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Certificate (C60160) (Evening)
Course Requirements for Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Diploma

Curriculum Code: D60130

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Fall Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
ACA 111 College Student Success 1 0 1
AUB 111 Painting and Refinishing I 2 6 4
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 3
CIS 111 Basic PC Literacy 1 2 2
MAT 110 Math Measurement & Literacy 2 2 3
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Technology 1 2 2
TRN 180 Basic Welding for Transport 1 4 3
9 20 18

Spring Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
AUB 112 Painting and Refinishing II 2 6 4
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II 2 6 4
AUB 131 Structural Damage I 2 4 4
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 1 3 2
ENG 102 Applied Communications II 3 0 3
10 19 17

Summer Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
AUB 114 Special Finishes 1 2 2
AUB 132 Structural Damage II 2 6 4
AUB 136 Plastics and Adhesives 1 4 3
4 12 9
 Total Semester Hours: 44

Course Requirements for Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Certificates

For course descriptions, please refer to the current catalog.

Collision Repair Introductory Certificate (C60130F)*

Fall Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
AUB 111 Painting and Refinishing I 2 6 4
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 3
TRN 110 Intro to Transport Technology 1 2 2
TRN 180 Basic Welding for Transport 1 4 3
5 16 12
Total Semester Hours: 12

Collision Repair Intermediate Certificate (C60130G)*

Prerequisite: Successful completion of (C60130F)

Spring Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
AUB 112 Painting and Refinishing II 2 6 4
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II 2 6 4
AUB 131 Structural Damage I 2 4 4
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 1 3 2
7 19 14
Total Semester Hours: 14

Collision Repair Advanced Certificate (C60130H)*

Prerequisite: Successful completion of (C60130F)

Spring Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
AUB 122 Non-Structural Damage II 2 6 4
AUB 131 Structural Damage I 2 4 4
4 10 8

Summer Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
AUB 114 Special Finishes 1 2 2
AUB 132 Structural Damage II 2 6 4
AUB 136 Plastics and Adhesives 1 4 3
4 12 9
Total Semester Hours: 17

Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Certificate (C60130E) (Evening)

Fall Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
AUB 121 Non-Structural Damage I 1 4 3
AUB 136 Plastics and Adhesives 1 4 3
2 8 6

Spring Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
AUB 111 Painting and Refinishing I 2 6 4
2 6 4

Summer Semester

Hours Per Week

Course ID Course Title Class Lab Credit
AUB 150 Automotive Detailing 1 3 2
1 3 2
Total Semester Hours: 12

*Admission priority given to diploma level students.


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