Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing


Mr. Ronald Trottier and Mr. Manuel Malave


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


  • 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

Advisory Committee Members

Ashley Bourgeois, Kemperle INC.
Brian Cotting, Mike’s Auto Body
Joseph Curtin, Kemperle, Inc.
Thomas Duda
Brian Freedman
Michael Levy, Don Kennett Auto Body Supplies
Andrew Olsson
Doug SantaCruz, Anderson Street Autobody
Rod Schneider, Schneider Bros. Autobody
Gary Shanbar, PT6 Auto Body Shop
Paul Tuscano, Auto Body Buiders
Adam Zeraschi
Robert Zeraschi

Alumni Spotlight

Rene Dubon, Class of 2016

Where are they now? Kemperle Autobody Supply

What is their job title? Paint Mixer

“‘I believe in ‘The best or nothing at all,’ spoken by Gottlier Daimler.”