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Automotive Collision Technology

The Automotive Collision Technology Program utilizes the I-CAR curriculum and equips students with the knowledge and basic skills for all phases of the auto body industry. Using the latest equipment and training materials, students learn estimating, metal and body work, painting, glass replacement, structural/ non-structural repair and molded compound repair. Upon successful completion of the two-year program, students earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree and may become ASE and I-CAR welding certified.

Program Outcomes

  • Analyze automotive structural damage and repair requirements.
  • Analyze automotive non-structural damage and repair requirements.
  • Diagnose and repair collision damage mechanical and electrical components.
  • Demonstrate automobile painting and refinishing skills.
  • Demonstrate safe working habits and procedures within an auto-collision/repair facility.
  • Diagnose and repair automotive structural damage.
  • Diagnose and repair automotive non-structural damage.
  • Diagnose and repair automotive stationary and moveable glass.

Required Courses

First Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits
OSHA-110 OSHA Training 1
ACRT-111 Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair I 4
ACRT-112 Painting & Refinishing I 3
ACRT-113 Structural Analysis & Damage Repair I 2
ACRT-114 Mechanical & Electrical I 3
SS-102 Tech Connect 0

Second Semester

Third Semester

Fourth Semester

Course Code Course Name Credits
ACRT-214 Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair IV 5
ACRT-216 Painting & Refinishing IV 4
ACRT-209 InternshipOR 4
ACRT-208 Shop Practicum 4

General Education Course Requirements

Course Code Course Name Credits
COM-103 English Composition I T▸ 3
COM-105 Fundamentals of Oral Communication T▸ 3
CIS-100 Computer Applications T▸ 3
MA-102 Essential Math T▸OR 3
MA-110 Intermediate AlgebraOR 3
MA-111 College Algebra T▸ 3
SS-100 General Psychology T▸ 3
Total Required Hours

T▸ - Course eligible for transfer to a state university.

Post Graduate Jobs

Job Title Annual Salary
Shop Manager $55,000
Technician $60,000

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This Program is available in Beloit

Department Chair

Beloit: Cole Meier

Program Instructors

Jason Kibbe