Program of Study

Students will receive training in the proper procedures using automotive refinishing equipment and material in surface preparation and application. Topics include shop safety, design and construction, structural analysis and measurement, equipment structural glass, repair techniques and other related topics.


Careers Available

Students will be prepared for entry level position in the autobody repair and refinishing industry at dealerships, parts counters, auto paint shops and custom and refurbishing shops.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Manual dexterity, analytical ability and mechanical aptitude.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Ability to work as a team member, pride in work and patience.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Associate in Applied Science Day A60130 REVISED
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Diploma Evening D60130
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology - Motorcycle Engines Certificate Day and Evening C60130ME
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology - Non-Structural Damage Certificate Day and Evening C60130ND
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology - Painting and Finishing Certificate Day and Evening C60130PF
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology - Structural Damage Certificate Day and Evening C60130SD

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Program, contact Mark D. Walker, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7610 or mwalker@forsythtech.edu.