Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing

ASSOCIATED TEACHERS/FACULTY

Mr. Ron Trottier and Mr. Keith Nieberle

CAREER PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing has a curriculum based on Massachusetts Vocational Technical Educational frameworks and provides hands-on experience working on a wide range of vehicles. Using the latest technology in damage assessment, materials, and electronics, students learn techniques to repair vehicles with collision or cosmetic damage. Students gain experience in all areas, including welding, metal straightening, frame repair, refinishing, plastic repair, computerized paint-mixing, mechanical, system repairs, electrical repairs, and damage estimating for insurance requirements.

Career Paths

  • Non-Structural Technician
  • Structural Frame Technician
  • Refinishing Technician
  • Aluminum Structural Technician
  • Electrical/Mechanical Technician
  • Auto Damage Appraiser
  • Auto Glass Technician
  • Auto Restoration Technician
  • Auto Body Supply Sales

Certifications

  • OSHA 10 Hour General Industry
  • I-CAR Non-Structural Pro-Level 1
  • I-CAR Refinishing Pro-Level 1
  • SP2 Collision Safety Certification
  • SP2 Collision Pollution Precaution
  • I-CAR Intro to Collision Repair Series

Industry Partnerships 

  • I-CAR
  • Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair
  • Collision Repair Education Foundation
  • SkillsUSA

Articulation Agreements

  • Universal Technical Institute
  • North Shore Community College

Meeting Documents