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Automotive Collision Technology

Today's automobile is designed and engineered at a higher level of technology than ever before. This produces a high demand for trained repair technicians who can meet the increased technical challenges. This program prepares students for employment in automotive dealership service centers, independent repair shops, and specialty or customized shops. The Collision repair technician field is rapidly changing and relies more and more on advanced knowledge-particularly in the refinishing, frame repairs and electronics areas. As a well-trained technician with current skills, you can expect rapid employment and a steady rising income. In addition, this program includes preparation for the ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification.

Course Offerings

RT Auto Coll 10

Course Numbers: 11007 (1.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Automotive Collision Repair 10: In this course, students will engage in theory and training in the following areas of study: General Safety, Safety Equipment, (Personal and Shop), Safety Rules, Guidelines, Practices, and Regulations, OSHA and Right to Kno


RT Auto Coll 11

Course Numbers: 11008 (1.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Related Theory Automotive Collision 11: In this course, students will focus on Welding cutting and heating applications, Automotive vehicle construction, panel replacement ( bolt-on) Door service, glass removal and installation procedures, structural repa


RT Auto Coll 12

Course Numbers: 11009 (1.00)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Related Theory Automotive Collision 12: In this course students are engaged in theory and training of the following areas of study; Job acquisition skills, cover letters, resume writing, and job application forms. Interview practices and techniques, Ident


RT Auto Coll 9

Course Numbers: 11006 (0.25)(C)
Type: HS
Area: Career Vocational Tech (74)
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Related Theory Automotive Collision 9: In this course, students are engaged in theory and training in the following areas of study: General Safety, Safety Equipment, (Personal and Shop), Safety Rules, Guidelines, Practices, and Regulations, OSHA and Right


Cooperative Education and Internship Opportunities

All eligible students have the opportunity to participate in Cooperative Education and Internship experiences at a variety of approved learning sites across the city in their junior and/or senior year.  While the requirements and specific opportunities vary from school to school, and program to program, the structured combination of classroom based education and practical work experience provides students with the skills necessary to comfortably navigate the world of work.  Some of the internship and cooperative education opportunities students have experienced include the following partnership/s:

  • Foley’s Collision Center
  • Harr Toyota Auto Body
  • Kilcoyne Auto Body
  • Waldron Auto Body
  • Worcester Truck Body

Career Opportunities

  • Collision Repair Technician
  • Damage Appraiser
  • Parts Department Paint Refinishing Technician
  • Body Shop Manager
  • Instructor
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