Automotive Collision students will learn the skills needed to repair, reconstruct, and finish damaged vehicle bodies, and external features. In a garage setting, students will learn maintenance and safety standards of the automobile industry. They will have the opportunity to work with frame straightening equipment, complete car panel replacement, and in a spray booth, which includes state- of- the- art water-based technology. Students will also practice customer service skills and estimate the cost of vehicle repairs.
Some of the skills a student will be able to perform are preparation of surfaces, welding; brazing, metal work, Mig welding, metal straightening, assembly, spray painting, glass installation, computer based frame straightening, and computer based estimating.
Related Occupations and Earnings:
Related occupations include Auto body Technicians, Painters and Detailers. Earnings range between $13-$22/hour.
Articulated credits can be earned toward an Associate’s Degree at Institutions such as Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology and Pennsylvania College of Technology.
Mr. Tuccarello – Automotive Collision Repair Technology Instructor
Phone Number – 724-925-3532 x. 1336
Office Hours: 7:15am to 7:45am
2:30pm to 2:45pm
Please leave a voicemail message outside of these times.
Algebra I & II
College Prep English I-IV
Use in Personal Protective Equipment due to dust and fumes
Work uniform (two-piece blue shirt and pants)
Work shoes (leather)
Auto Body Repair 3rd Edition by Delmar
Condensed Version IML by University of Missouri Columbia