• Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

    Career Pathway Certificate

    The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program simulates real working conditions in a well-equipped modern shop facility. Training combines intensive theory and practical lab experience tailored to specific needs. In order to complete the course in three consecutive terms, students must start fall term.

    Technicians repair or replace parts, straighten frames and unibody structure, install and adjust components and glass, repair electrical systems, restraints, suspension components, brakes, prepare all types of surfaces for necessary refinishing operations, mix and apply modern waterborne and solvent-borne paint products, and finish their work to industry standards. Skills learned include welding, metal straightening, filler use, plastic repair, surface preparation, masking, product selection, mixing, color matching and application techniques, as well as detailing and troubleshooting. This certificate qualifies students to apply for an I-CAR Pro Level 1 Certification.

    Program Outcomes

    The certificate focused program will provide entry level skills for employment in collision repair and refinishing, from replacement or repair of body panels on unibody and full frame vehicles, to preparation and finish application. Detailing, customer service, safety and environmental concerns will also be covered.

    Careers

    Employment opportunities may include entry level positions as a prepper, masker, painter’s helper, body midtech, paint or body technician at independent, dealership, or fleet repair facilities in any transportation related field: automotive, trucking, transit, light rail, aircraft, recreational vehicle, industrial or marine.

    For information contact Dave Bradley, 503-594-3051, or the Automotive Department, 503-594-3047.

    Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology

    • Complete the following requirements.

      • TAKE 2 CREDITS OF AB-112.
      AB-112 Collision Repair Welding I 
      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF AB-113.
      AB-113 Collision Repair I/Nonstructural 
      AB-149 Collision Repair Estimating I 
      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF ABR-125.
      ABR-125 Collision Repair/Refinishing I 
    • Complete the following requirements.

    • AB-123 Collision Repair Welding II 
      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF AB-133.
      AB-133 Collision Repair II/Structural 
      AB-150 Collision Repair Computerized Estimating -Shoplink 
      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF ABR-127.
      ABR-127 Collision Repair/Refinishing II 
    • Complete the following requirements.

      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF AB-222.
      AB-222 Collision Repair III/AdvancedStructural 
      • TAKE 6 CREDITS OF ABR-129.
      ABR-129 Collision Repair/Refinishing III 
  • Contact our Automotive Department

    Oregon City - 19600 Molalla Avenue, Oregon City, Oregon 97045

    Call us: 503-594-3047

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