The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology curriculum prepares individuals to become qualified technicians who possess the diverse skills to perform quality repairs and proper refinishing techniques on automobile bodies and to diagnose and repair mechanical and electrical systems.
Coursework includes classroom and laboratory experiences that integrate technical application with academic theory. Emphasis is placed on autobody fundamentals, painting and refinishing, structural and non-structural damage repair, mechanical and electrical component repair or replacement, and common industry practices.
Graduates should be qualified to take National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification examinations and also for entry-level employment in automotive dealerships, independent repair shops, or through self-employment, as collision repair and refinishing technicians.
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 Identification Certificate (C60130C)
- Damage Analysis and Corrections Certificate (C60130D)
- Protection Coating Certificate (C60130P)
- Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Certificate (C60160) (Evening)