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Collision & Refinishing Technician

  • Credits
    30
  • Degree Type
    Certificate
  • Campus Location
    TRF
  • No Laptop RequiredLaptop NOT Required

Auto Body Technicians replace or repair damaged portions of automobile bodies and frames using the latest tools and technology. They straighten bent frames, repair dents, replace body panels, weld rust repair panels, and remove and replace glass. Format training in Auto Body Collision Technology is highly desirable because advances in technology in recent years have greatly changed the structure, components, and even materials used in automobiles. This program is designed for entry level education in the Auto Body Collision Repair industry. Students will also sand, mask repair areas, and spray the latest automotive refinishing materials in a state of the art down draft bake booth.


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Northland Community & Technical College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.

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Program Specific Requirements

Successful completion of the Sheet Metal Repair Technician Certificate is a prerequisite for the Collision and Refinishing Technician Certificate.

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Required Courses

Course # Course Name Credits
AUBO 2201 Collision/Damage/Estimate 4 credits
AUBO 2205 Unibody & Frame 4 credits
AUBO 2207.4 Major Collision Lab 4 credits
AUBO 2212.4 General Auto Body Lab 4 credits
AUBO 2216 Shop Operations 2 credits
AUBO 2221 Simulated Auto Body I 4 credits
AUBO 2225 Panel Replacement 2 credits
AUBO 2228 Auto Body Mechanical 6 credits
TOTAL CREDITS: 30 credits

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