The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features.
Course work provides a strong foundation in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating.
Graduates of this pathway should be prepared to take professional licensure exams, which correspond to certain programs of student, and to enter careers as entry-level technician in the collision repair and refinishing industry.
Students completing the Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology will have the opportunity to earn the following I-CAR certifications:
- I-CAR ProLevel 1 – Non-Structural Technician
- I-CAR ProLevel 1 – Refinish Technician
- I-CAR Steel Structural Technician & Estimator
The I-CAR Professional Development Program (PDP) is an industry recognized program for training collision repair professionals in essential role-relevant knowledge and skills. See https://www.i-car.com/Home/Educational-Programs/I-CAR-Professional-Development-Program-(PDP) for more information.
Stanly Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Stanly Community College.