Automotive Collision Technology



Mike Edgbert









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 specialty 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 Articulation Agreement:

Lincoln Technical Institute- East Windsor, CT Suggested Integrated Academic Credit:

Science Career Opportunities:

Collision Technician

Damage Estimator Automotive Refinisher

Shop Materials Supplier Requirements:

Closed Toe Shoes

Long Pants

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