Collision Repair Technology

Collision Repair Technology

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Program Duration

1 semester

Program Type

Certificate of Proficiency

Median Arkansas Salary

$38,440 (Career Information)

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Why Choose This Program

Northark has a collision repair shop, complete with paint booth, on the North Campus.


 

About The Program

As long as vehicles are on the road, collision repair technicians will be needed when those vehicles require body work. This program prepares students for entry-level jobs in the collision repair industry.


hand and money iconPaying for College

Northark is affordable! We offer nearly $500,000 annually through institutional and foundation scholarships in addition to federal and state aid. See our scholarships and other financial aid programs.

Transfer or Stackable Options

Courses in this certificate of proficiency can be applied towards the Collision Repair Technology Technical Certificate.

Faculty Contact

Steve Block
Collision Repair Technology Instructor
(870) 391-3372
sblock@northark.edu

“I have an interest in repairing cars. It’s something my dad did a long time ago and it looked fun so I wanted to try it. I have been learning wet sanding and how to mix paint."

Blake Bodenhamer, collision repair student

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and use basic safety in the auto collision industry.
  • Identify and properly use automotive collision repair materials, tools, and power equipment.
  • Demonstrate the ability to read and interpret frame and dimension measurements.
  • Demonstrate automotive non-structural repair, structural repair, refinishing techniques, and estimating techniques.
  • Successfully complete I-CAR Curriculum for ProLevel-I credentials.