Collision Repair Technology AAS

The Collision Repair Technology 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. Core instruction for the Collision Repair program is provided during the first year. During the second year, students receive in-depth instruction in more complex systems. 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 Technology program include:

  • Compass scores of 68 or higher in English, 73 or higher in Reading, and 46 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 determined 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.

Upon completion of the Collision Repair Technology program, the student will have basic skills to:

  • Remove, replace, and align bolt on body panels.
  • Repair damaged body panels.
  • Prep vehicles for paint.
  • Mix, match, and apply paint.
  • Repair damaged plastic body panels.
  • Use MIG welder to replace welded panels.
  • Set up and measure frames to analyze structural damage.
  • Make mechanical and electrical repairs.
  • Detail vehicle interior and exterior.

General Education Core

Written Communication
ENGL-101COLLEGE WRITING3.00
Oral Communication
Select one of the following:3.00
PRINCIPLES OF SPEECH
INTERPERSONAL COMMUNICATION
SMALL GROUP COMMUNICATION
PUBLIC SPEAKING
Mathematical Ways of Knowing
MTHPT-137MATH FOR TECHNOLOGY4.00
Social & Behavioral Ways of Knowing
Select one of the following:3.00
CULTURAL ANTHROPOLOGY
WORLD PREHISTORY
INTRODUCTION TO NATIVE AMERICAN STUDIES
SURVEY OF ART
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MACROECONOMICS
PRINCIPLES AND THEORY OF MICROECONOMICS
INTRODUCTION TO LITERATURE
WORLD CLASSICS
INTERNATIONAL LITERATURE
INTRODUCTION TO GEOGRAPHY
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
HISTORY OF CIVILIZATION
UNITED STATES HISTORY TO 1865
UNITED STATES HISTORY SINCE 1865
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
AMERICAN NATIONAL GOVERNMENT
INTERNATIONAL POLITICS
COMPARATIVE GOVERNMENT
INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY
DEVELOPMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY
CURRENT SOCIAL PROBLEMS
Additional General Education Core
Select one of the following:3.00
INTRODUCTION TO BIOINFORMATICS
SCIENCE FOR LIFE
PLANTS AND PEOPLE
HUMAN BIOLOGY
HUMAN ANATOMY AND PHYSIOLOGY I
THE CHEMISTRY OF DAILY LIFE
GENERAL, ORGANIC AND BIOCHEMISTRY
PRINCIPLES OF CHEMISTRY I
INTRODUCTION TO COMPUTER SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO FORENSIC SCIENCE
ENVIRONMENTAL EARTH SCIENCE
INTRODUCTION TO EARTH SYSTEMS
GEOGRAPHIC INFORMATION SYSTEMS
THE ART AND HISTORY OF THE MOTION PICTURE
INTRODUCTION TO THE ARTS
HELLS CANYON INSTITUTE
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE I
ELEMENTARY NEZ PERCE LANGUAGE II
INTRODUCTION TO NATURAL SCIENCES
NATURAL SCIENCE FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATOR
GENERAL PHYSICS I
PHYS SCIENCES FOR ELEMENTARY EDUCATORS
DESCRIPTIVE ASTRONOMY
ENGINEERING PHYSICS I
BEGINNING SPANISH I
BEGINNING SPANISH II
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH I
INTERMEDIATE SPANISH II
DIVERSITY IN ORGANIZATIONS
HUMAN RELATIONS IN ORGANIZATIONS
SURVEY OF THE THEATER
Total Credits16.00

Program 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
CRPTI-194INTERNSHIP IN COLLISION REPAIR3.00
Total Credits51.00

Summary

General Education16
Program Requirements51
Total67