30 Hour Career Certificate
45 Hour Technical Certificate
Associate of Applied Science Degree

Luke Howell

eccc collision repair technology

Collision Repair Technology is an instructional program designed to prepare students for entry level into the collision repair and refinishing trade.  Upon completion of this program, students will be prepared for beginning positions as body, frame, and refinish technicians.  Students will be provided theory and practical repair and refinish work beginning with basic applications and progressing on to heavy collision repairs requiring major body and frame alignment and panel replacement.  Instruction includes all phases necessary to teach collision repair including glass replacement, welding, replacement or hardware and trim items and cosmetic and structural repairs.

CERTIFICATIONS - Students enrolled in the Collision Repair Technology program have the option to earn the following certifications.

ASE Student Certification  
  • Painting & Refinishing
  • Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
  • Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
  • Mechanical and Electrical


Courses taught in the Collision Repair Technology program are...

  • Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I, II, III, IV
  • Refinishing I, II, III, IV
  • Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I, II, III, IV
  • Mechanical and Electrical Components I & II

For a complete list of courses required to complete the Collision Repair Technology program, please see the ECCC College Catalog.

Careers in the Collision Repair field...
  • Body Repair Technician
  • Paint Technician
  • Estimator
  • Insurance Adjuster or Appraiser
  • Metal Worker
  • Shop Owner
  • Shop Manager

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Career & Technical Education Substance Abuse Testing Policy
To ensure a drug-free workplace and learning environment, East Central Community College students enrolled in specific Career & Technical Education programs that are skills-based and/or require the use of heavy equipment are required to submit to initial, random, and reasonable suspicion substance abuse testing. These programs include Collision Repair Technology. To review the entire Policy No: 411.7 Career-Technical Substance Abuse Testing Policy, including information on procedures, initial testing, retesting, reasonable suspicion testing, accident/injury testing, and program re-admission, refer to the college’s online Policies and Procedures Manual.

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