Collision Repair

  • The content standards for Collision Repair are based on National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards and are designed to provide the specialized skills, attitudes, and technical knowledge relevant to automotive body repair.

     Instruction includes:

    • Shop Safety

    • Welding and Cutting

    • Basic Panel Repair

    • Advanced Panel Repair

    • Trim and Cutting

    • Accessories and Hardware

    • Plastic Repair

    • Structural Analysis and Damage Repair

    • Refinishing

    • Detailing

    • Mechanical and Electrical Systems

    • Estimating

    • Use of Manuals

    • Price Lists

    • Record-keeping

    Particular emphasis is given to the use of decision-making and problem-solving techniques in applying science, mathematics, communication, and social studies concepts to solve technological problems.

    In addition, instruction and training provided in the proper care, maintenance, and use of tools and equipment and all applicable local, state, and federal safety and environmental regulations.