What is Collision Repair Technology?
Do you love cars and working with your hands? Do you take pride in taking a heap and making it look like new? The Collision Repair Technology program can prepare you for a career as an auto body repairer. You will learn the techniques and materials used to refinish, weld, design and install trim, as well as estimate the cost of repairs. You will work on real cars in real jobs performed in class assignments.
What are my career choices?
Automotive body and related repairers work for automotive repair, maintenance shops and automobile dealers, as well as being self-employed.
|Collision Repair Technology Career||Median Annual
SalaryⓘBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
|Collision Repair Helper||$41,157|
|Automotive Painter Helper||$39,057|
|Collision Repair Technician||$41,157|
What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?
Associate in Applied Science/General Occupational/Technical Studies: Collision Repair Technology
Collision Repair Technician
Auto Body Painter Helper and Collision Repair Helper
Length of Program
You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.