Automotive Collision Repair Technology

Automotive Collision Repair Technology


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.

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Certificate Requirements - Minimum of 36 Credit Hours Print Requirements

Program Requirements        (33 hours)
AUTO100Automotive Fundamentals 4 credits
AUTO154Steering and Suspension 4 credits
CRT100Introduction to Collision Repair 3 credits
CRT105Introduction to Refinishing 3 credits
CRT110Collision Repair Shop Management 3 credits
CRT115Metal Working 3 credits
CRT120Collision Repair II 3 credits
CRT125Refinishing II 3 credits
CRT140Estimation for Collision Repair 3 credits
CRT150Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 3 credits
CRT295CRT Capstone 1 credits
Approved Electives        (3 hours)
AUTO104Electrical and Electronic Systems I 5 credits
CRT130Auto Restoration and Customizing 3 credits
CRT135Introduction to Airbrushing 3 credits
STEM105Computer Use for Scientific Research 3 credits
WLDG105Introduction to Welding 3 credits

Automotive Collision Repair Curriculum Profile 2015-2018

Gainful Employment Automotive Collision Repair Technology Information

Program Resources

Program Director: Jessica McGee
Phone: (505)454-2522
Email: jmcgee@luna.edu

Student Success Center Personnel

Director: Renee Maestas
Phone: (505)454-5355
Email: rmaestas@luna.edu
Advisor: Janice Medrano
Phone: (505)454-2546
Email: jmedrano@luna.edu

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