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Automotive Collision Technology


 Instructor:

Mike Edgbert

Email:
edgbem@portlandschools.org

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Auto Collsion


Program Description:
A quality automotive collision repair is no accident! Learn the skills necessary to bring that automobile back to showroom condition. Students will learn the skills necessary to analyze damage and write estimates for repairs, use state of the art frame measuring equipment that relies on ultrasound technology to repair structural damage with frame machines capable of 20,000 pounds of pulling force, mixing and matching paint, HVLP spray guns, painting (waterborne and solvent based), and speciality paintwork like striping and flaming, non-structural repairs and techniques like adhesive panel replacement, Steel MIG welding, airbags, moveable glass and more! Students have the ability to earn several national automotive collision certifications that help obtain gainful employment and often better starting pay.


Curriculum:

I-CAR, the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair curriculum is focused largely on hands-on learning. The curriculum equips students with role-relevant knowledge and extensive practical experience. Students are able to graduate with the industry-recognized Platinum™Pro Level designation and the skills they need to enter the workforce as productive collision repair professionals.

 


Certifications: 

I-CAR Platinum Pro Level 1 Paint & Refinishing

I-CAR Platinum Pro Level 1 Non Structural Repair

I-CAR Steel MIG Welding

ASE Student Paint & Refinishing
ASE Non Structural Repair
SP2 Safety


Career Opportunities:
Collision Technician
Damage estimator for insurance companies or collision shop
Automotive refinisher
Shop materials supplier

 

Requirements:
Closed Toe Shoes
Long Pants