Collision Repair Technology

Instructor: Scott Currence

Scott Currence

Collision repair technicians

are knowledgeable in the field of auto body repair and possess the necessary skills to perform related repairs and custom refinishing according to the manufacturer's specifications.

Collision repair technicians fix damaged bodies and body parts of automotive vehicles such as cars, vans, trucks, buses, campers, and trailers.

Students have an opportunity to gain knowledge and develop technical skills in all aspects of the Industry.


  • Be a High School Junior or Senior from Barbour, Lewis and Upshur County

  • Adult Students must have a High School Diploma or Equivalent

  • Submit an Application

  • Interview with Instructor


The program consists of 1080 Clock Hours and may be completed as follows:

  • Full-time—1 year

  • Part-time—2 years (High School students are considered part-time.)

Certifications Available

  • OSHA 10

  • Students earn hours toward ICAR certification(Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair)

Collision Repair

Course Objectives

Fundamentals of Collision Repair Technology

  • Career Opportunities and Practices

  • Integrated Academics

  • Knowledge of Tools And Equipment

  • Panel Straightening Techniques

  • Introduction To Vehicle Preparation

  • Safety Instruction

Structural Analysis and Damage Repair

  • Frame and Uni-body Type Vehicles using

    Welding Techniques

  • Measuring Equipment

  • Frame Machines


  • Electrical/Electronics Systems

  • Manual/Automatic Drive Trains

  • Engine Performance

  • Heating & Air conditioning

Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair

  • Integrated Academics

  • Problem-Solving Techniques

  • Complete Lab Activities

  • Safety Instruction

Surface Preparation and Refinishing

  • Preparing a Surface for Refinishing

  • Inspection

  • Cleaning

  • Operating Spray Equipment

  • Detail a Vehicle

  • Diagnose Finish Defects


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