Metallica Scholars Initiative
Students in Auto Collision Repair Technology who are selected for the Metallica Scholars Initiative will receive up to $625 in scholarship money, to be applied to the Fall 2023 semester. Submit your application by
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 leads to an Associate of Applied Science Degree and is preparatory for employment upon graduation from MGCCC. Where a transfer to four-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 a MGCCC Board-approved Technical Skills Attainment where applicable. Students should see an advisor for further details.
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Auto Collision Repair Certificate
|ABT 1236 - Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II
|ABT 1323 - Refinishing II
|ABT 1453 - Mechanical and Electrical Components II
|ABT 2336 - Refinishing III
Total Credits: 36/37
Auto Collision Repair Diploma
|ABT 2163 - Structural Analysis and Damage Repair III
|ABT 2243 - Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair III
|ABT 2913 - Special Problem in Collision Repair Technology
Total Credits: 9
Total Clock Hours: 900
Associate of Applied Science Degree
|ENG 1113 / 1114 English Composition I or ENG 1033 Technical English
|SPT 1113 - Public Speaking I or LLS 1721 - Employment Readiness and SPT 2172 - Interpersonal Communication
|Math/Natural Science Elective
|Social/Behavioral Science Elective
|Humanities/Fine Arts Elective
Total Credits: 14/17
Please refer to “The Credit by Non-Traditional Means” regarding stipulations for receiving articulated credit.