Automotive Collision Repair

FACULTY:  Robert ParkerAutobody

  • Launch your career in the collision repair industry
  • Receive instruction in vehicle design and manufacture, basic collision repair and refinishing technologies, proper usage of tools, equipment and materials
  • Students learn techniques to repair and replace steel, aluminum, and plastic body panels.  Students also acquire welding (MIG, TIG and Oxyacetylene) and metal fabrication skills utilized in collision repair and car customization.  Students receive training using the velocity laser beam frame measuring system.
  • This program uses “green technology” in our paint and refinishing operations.  Students learn to use the latest technology and paint spray equipment, while developing skills to repaint damaged cars, do custom painting, masking, use templates, and airbrushing techniques.  Program equipment includes a downdraft spray booth and HVLP spray guns
  • Industry certification opportunities and college credit available


ASE (Automotive Service Excellence), ICAR (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair), NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation), Dupont Refinish, Chief Automotive


1st year – 2 Elective, 1 Technology

2nd year – 3 Elective


Columbus State Community College:  Up to 3 Semester hours, Owens Community College, Ohio Technical College, WyoTech, Lincoln Tech, Universal Technical Institute, Nashville Auto-Diesel College