Automotive Collision Repair Technology - CERT
The automotive collision repair technology certificate program is designed in conjunction with the automotive technology and the welding technology programs to produce a highly knowledgeable and skilled entry level collision repair technician. The program covers all aspects of auto body repairs, metalworking, plastic repairs, panel replacements, restoration, refinishing, custom refinishing, basic structural repairs, damage estimating, student portfolio design and collision repair shop management.
The program follows the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and the National Automotive Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) curriculum standards. Upon completion of this program a student will receive a certificate and may be eligible to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification test.
Completion of this certificate can be applied toward the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Vocational/Technical Studies.
INSTITUTIONAL PROFICIENCY REQUIREMENTS
In addition to the courses listed below for this program of study, students must also complete institutional proficiencies of ENG098 and MATH075.
Degree RequirementsThe follow degree requirements are for the 2015-2018 Catalog. For other catalogs, please see Catalogs
Minimum of 36 Credit Hours
|Program Requirements (33 credit hours)|
|AUTO154||Steering and Suspension||4|
|CRT100||Introduction to Collision Repair||3|
|CRT105||Introduction to Refinishing||3|
|CRT110||Collision Repair Shop Management||3|
|CRT120||Collision Repair II||3|
|CRT140||Estimation for Collision Repair||3|
|CRT150||Structural Analysis & Damage Rep||3|
|Approved Electives (3 credit hours)|
|AUTO104||Electrical & Elctrnc Systems I||5|
|CRT130||Auto Restoration and Customizing||3|
|CRT135||Introduction to Airbrushing||3|
|STEM105||Computer Use-Scientific Research||3|
|WLDG105||Introduction to Welding||3|