Collision Repair ATC

The Collision Repair program is a National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) certified program and is designed to help students develop knowledge and skills for employment in the collision repair industry. Students are provided theory and practice in repairing vehicles damaged in a collision. Students entering with prior training from high school, military, or industry can challenge portions of the training program by examination and/or performance testing. Students must achieve competencies in course work before moving to the next instructional area. Shop experience is combined with related theory. A specified set of tools is required upon entry. The tool list can be found on the program website.

Entrance requirements for students seeking enrollment in the Collision Repair program include:

  • Compass scores of 68 or higher in English, 73 or higher in Reading, and ALEKS score of 30 or higher in Math (Algebra). Students who score low in up to two of the three areas may enroll only with permission of the instructor.
  • Enrollment priority will be given first to AAS degree seeking students on first-come first-serve basis as determine by their faculty advising date.
  • Students must hold a valid driver’s license with no DUI conviction within the past 3 years to enroll in the Collision Repair Technology Program. If you have any questions regarding your driver's license, please contact the T&I Division Office prior to submitting your application to LCSC.
  • Collision Repair has physical requirements that may affect the student’s ability to function in this program.Physical recommendations as listed in the US Bureau of Labor Statics for Collision Repair Technology.

Advanced Technical Certificate Requirements

Technical Core
CRPTI-110INTRODUCTION TO COLLISION REPAIR (or CRPTI-110A, CRPTI-110B and CRPTI-110C)6.00
CRPTI-120NON-STRUCTURAL REPAIRS I6.00
CRPTI-140NON-STRUCTURAL REPAIRS II6.00
CRPTI-150STRUCTURAL REPAIRS I6.00
CRPTI-210STRUCTURAL REPAIRS II (or CRPTI-210A and CRPTI-210B)6.00
CRPTI-220MECHANICAL REPAIRS6.00
CRPTI-230REFINISHING I6.00
CRPTI-240REFINISHING II (or CRPTI-240A and CRPTI-240B)6.00
MTHPT-103APPLIED ALGEBRA3.00
SD-107NEW STUDENT ORIENTATION1.00
or SD-307 TRANSFER ORIENTATION
Total Credits52.00

Summary

Program Requirements52
Total52