Collision Repair Technology

Develop in-depth knowledge and skills for employment in the collision repair industry through theory and hands-on training.

Degree Options Associate, Certificate
Locations Lewiston

The Collision Repair Technology program is an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified program and is designed to help students develop knowledge and skills for employment in the collision repair industry. Students are provided theory and practice in repairing vehicles damaged in a collision. Core instruction for the Collision Repair program is provided during the first year. During the second year, students receive in-depth instruction in more complex systems. Students entering with prior training from high school, military, or industry can challenge portions of the training program by examination and/or performance testing. Students must achieve competencies in course work before moving to the next instructional area. Shop experience is combined with related theory. Tools will be required once you enter the program. Your instructor will advise you.

Related Careers

• Automotive body, related repairer, $46,070
• Automotive body, paint, interior and glass repair, $37,260
• Automobile mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance, $44,460

Career data and salary information is from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

“The Collision program not only gave me the training I needed to learn a new trade, it gave me the confidence to go out and find a job in my intended career ... over those two years I gained so much more than knowledge and skills, I gained lifelong friendships.” - Jessica Arnett ‘18

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