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Automotive Collision Repair

As long as there are vehicles, there is a need for those trained in Auto Collision Repair. If you love cars, restoration, working with specialized tools and painting techniques, a career in auto body repair may be for you.

The Auto Collision Repair program is designed in conjunction with industry professionals and provides students with basic skills needed to gain employment as an entry level automotive repair technician. Classroom instruction combined with hands-on experience allows students to quickly delve into the collision repair industry.

Program Overview

CREDENTIAL EARNED
Certificate of Completion

NO. OF COURSES
5 Components


TIME TO COMPLETE
One Semester

CONTACT

training@harford.edu
REQUIREMENTS
Must be at least 18 years of age and have a high school diploma or GED®.

Classes will take place at Canby Auto Collision Repair in Aberdeen, MD

 

Program Overview

Introduction to Collision Repair, Safety
Car Teardown
Mechanical/Electrical Repairs
Non-Structural Repairs
Automotive Refinishing
Structural Repairs/Estimating

What can I do when I complete this program?

Auto Collision Repair Technicians can expect to work in an auto body or collision repair shop and according to Indeed.com, expect to make an average base salary of $26/hour* plus overtime and benefits.

Potential Careers

With experience they may also move into jobs such as service and/or parts manager, service writer, insurance appraiser, custom painter or restoration technician.

*Completion of this program does not guarantee this salary.