Collision Repair Tehnician's are skilled workers who repair minor and major defects such as scratches, chips, dents, surface rust and rust outs. The technician also welds torn metal, replaces damaged parts, and estimates repairs. A person in this trade should have the desire to work with metal and finishing metals such as paints, solvents, and waxes. The program is A.S.E. (Automotive Service Excellence) and ICAR gold certified. The student can receive a certification as a certified Estimator by completing the A.D.P. (Automatic Data Processing) program while in the Collision Repair program. Among the areas of study are Collision Repair and Paint Technician. Upon completion, students can pursue a college degree program in Collision Repair Technology at many colleges throughout Pennsylvania.
The nationally recognized curriculum, I-Car prepares students to remove excessively damaged fenders, panels and grills using wrenches and cutting tools and attaching or manufacturing replacements by bolting, gluing or MIG welding them in place. Other skills taught in this course include dent removal, body filling using plastic filler, fiberglass, and grinding, sanding and applying base coat, and clear coat paints using today’s newest technology. This well equipped lab contains state of the art equipment such as a prep station and a down draft spray booth.
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Frame Equipment Specialist
Auto Body Technician
Industrial Spray Painter
Sales/Auto Body Parts
Car Detail Specialist
Auto Refinisher Technician