Jefferson Davis Campus
Become a Skilled Automotive Body Repair Technician
About the Program
Auto Collision Repair Technology is an instructional program designed to prepare students for entry level into the collision repair, frame, and refinishing trade. Upon completion of this program, the students will be prepared for beginning positions as body, frame, and refinish technicians.
What Students Learn
Students will be provided theory and practical repair and refinish work, beginning with basic applications and progressing on to heavy-collision repairs requiring major body and frame alignment and panel replacement.
- Collision Repair
- Glass Replacement
- Replacement fo Hardware and Trim Items
- Cosmetic Repairs
- Structural Repairs
Degree Options and Requirements
This program may lead to an Associate of Applied Science of Occupational Education Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to a 4-year college or university is desired, a conference should be scheduled with a MGCCC advisor.
All students completing a career or technical program must complete either the MS-CPAS (Mississippi Career Planning and Assessment System) or an MGCCC Board-approved Technical Skills Attainment assessment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
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Auto Collision Repair Certificate
|ABT 1146 - Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I||6|
|ABT 1153 - Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II||3|
|ABT 1223 - Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I||3|
|ABT 1313 - Refinishing I||3|
|ABT 1236 - Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II||6|
|ABT 1323 - Refinishing II||3|
|ABT 2336 - Refinishing III||6|
Total Credits: 30
Auto Collision Repair Diploma
Total Credits: 15
Associate of Applied Science of Occupational Education Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I||3/4|
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I||3|
|Math/Natural Science Elective||3/4|
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective||3|
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective||3|
Total Credits: 15/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.
* MAT 1313 or higher or any laboratory science.