The Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and refinish vehicle both before and after a collision.
Coursework provides a strong foundation in structural and body damage analysis & estimating, damage repair both non-structural and structural in steel & aluminum. The repair of plastics, fiberglass, carbon fiber, and use of adhesives for plastic & steel. Welding with MIG & STRSW as well as plastic. Paint & refinishing techniques for solvent borne & waterborne paints systems.
Graduates of this program will be prepared to take industry third party credentialing which correspond with program & industry standards. Graduates will be prepared to enter careers as entry-level technicians in the collision repair & 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
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.