Automotive Collision Technology


 Instructor:

Mike Edgbert

Email:
edgbem@portlandschools.org



Auto Collsion





Auto Collsion





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:
Complete hand tool identification and understanding
Collision shop safety including paint safety
Surface preparation and dent repair
Students will leave with a complete understanding of automotive refinishing systems


Certifications: 

I-CAR Platinum Pro Level 1 Paint & Refinishing

I-CAR Platinum Pro Level 1 Non Structural Repair

I-CAR Platinum Pro Level 1 Structural Repair

I-CAR Steel MIG Welding

ASE Student Paint & Refinishing ASE Non Structural Repair


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

 

Requirements:
Closed Toe Shoes
Long Pants