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Automotive Collision Technology Technician

Automotive Collision Technology Technician (T401300)

This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; the purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as automotive body related repairers or automobile body repairers.

The content includes, but is not limited to, the following: basic trade skills; refinishing skills; sheet metal repair skills; frame and unibody squaring and aligning; user of fillers; paint systems and undercoats; related welding skills; related mechanical skills; trim-hardware maintenance; glass servicing, and other miscellaneous repairs. The course content should also include training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices.

This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Automotive industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety and environmental issues.

George Stone Technical Center is a Certified National Automotive Training Education Foundation (NATEF) Center. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) exams for ASE certification.

Program content includes the following courses: 

OCPs Title Course Hours
A Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Helper/Assistant ARR0140 150
B Automotive Collision Refinishing Technician ARR0141 450
C Non-Structural Damage Repair Technician ARR0312 300
D Damage Analysis and Estimating ARR0022 75
E Automotive Collision Welding, Cutting and Joining ARR0112 75
F Structural Damage Repair Technician ARR0295 350
    Program Length: 1400 Hours


Program Times

Status Times Frequency
Full Time - Day 8:00AM - 1:30PM MTWRF
Part Time - Day  8:00AM - 10:30AM MTWRF
Part Time - Day 11:00AM - 1:30PM MTWRF
Full Time - Evening


                         NOT AVAILABLE

Part Time - Evening


Program Costs

Estimated for Florida Residents

Tuition: $4,200

Books/Supplies: $500

Work boots and jumpsuit: $100

Total: $4800



Industry Salaries

Salary Rate: $23,000 - $65,000

Pensacola Average: $36,660

State Average: $42,000

National Average: $38,380

Instructor Contact Information

Instructor: Kevin Wamsley


Phone: 850-941-6200 Ext. 2157

Location: Building 6, Room 601

Office hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30AM - 3:00PM and Friday 7:30AM - 2:30PM

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