Collision Repair Technology
Technical certificate programs provide a short concentration in a specific technical area. These programs are intended for students who plan to enter the workforce after completion of the program or who are currently working and want to upgrade their skills. Hours earned in some certificate programs are acceptable toward associate degree programs.
General Education (6 credit hours)
CRT 1113. Collision Repair I
This course includes body and frame alignment with emphasis on practical application and safety. It also covers skills and technical knowledge in the preparation of metal for paint, chemical stripping of old finishes, use and maintenance of spraying equipment, mixing and spraying of all types of automotive finishes and identification of common material used. The course includes instruction on spraying techniques and tinting of paints to achieve color match. 3 lecture hours, 20 lab hours. (13 credit hours/special course fee)
CRT 1213. Collision Repair II
This course is a continuation of Collision Repair I with emphasis on practical application and safety. Students develop skills in the use of colorcoat/clearcoat systems, buffing, removal of overspray, applying corrosion prevention materials and using the latest techniques in paint mixing. Students also learn to remove and replace glass, trim and electrical wiring, and repair plastic components. 3 lecture hours, 20 lab hours. (13 credit hours/special course fee)