Rock Creek Campus Associate of Applied Science Degree
Auto Painting One-year Certificate
The auto collision repair technician is a skilled member of a respected trade. The technician’s duties and responsibilities vary according to the size of the shop and the number of employees.
Duties may include parts replacement, straightening damaged body panels, welding, auto glass replacement, auto frame straightening, damage analysis, estimating repair costs and refinishing damage.
The auto collision repair program at PCC is designed to develop your skills in areas such as basic mechanics, metal working, welding metal and plastics, damage analysis and structural repair, communication, math and preparation for painting repaired automobiles.
Auto collision repair technicians are hired by automobile dealerships and independent auto body repair shops. As an experienced technician, you may also choose to open your own business, work as an adjuster for insurance companies or become a factory representative for industry suppliers.