Collision Repair Technology

Turn your passion for cars into a rewarding career. Master industry-current auto body repair techniques with our accredited, hands-on training programs.

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.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$41,157
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low: $22k med: $42k high: $63k

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
SalaryBased 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
Collision Repairer $41,157
Automotive Painter Helper $39,057 
Automotive Painter $44,762
Collision Repair Technician $41,157

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Associate in Applied Science/General Occupational/Technical Studies: Collision Repair Technology

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.

Program Contact

Ron Neeley
Auto Body, Automotive Technology
(859) 442-1112
ron.neeley@kctcs.edu

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