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Collision Repair Technology

COLLISION REPAIR TECHNOLOGY

This is a high tech area that is designed to provide training for persons interested to provide training for persons interested in learning how to repair damaged vehicles.  Students will learn how to repair damaged vehicles.  Students will learn how to repair wrecked vehicles using the latest techniques and equipment available.  This technical area features a Chief E-Z Liner frame machine, Dupont paint system, the latest spray guns available, and an Omni down draft spray booth with an oven.  Hands-on activities are mixed with the correct blend of theory to allow the students to master the techniques of frame repair, MIG Welding, painting and custom designs, dent removal, suspension systems, brakes, electrical systems, and state inspection.

Certifications

  • Pennsylvania State Inspection-Cat II

  • Mobile Air Condition (MACS)

  • SP2 Safety

  • I-Car Certifications (24 possible)

  • PA Skills Certification (NOCTI)


What will I learn? 

Students will master competencies in the Carpentry curriculum which will include:

  • Safety

  • Auto body design and construction

  • Non-structural repair-preparation

  • Structural repair – damage analysis

  • Estimating

  • Welding and cutting

  • Refinishing

  • Customer relations

  • Fuel and exhaust

  • Plastic repair

 
Contact the Instructor: Mr. Joseph Heidler

Opportunities after High School

Students will be prepared for entry-level jobs in new car dealerships, independent garages, and Service centers.

  • Auto Body Repairer

  • Glass Installer

  • Car Detailer

  • Shop Estimator

  • Transportation equipment painter

 

Post-Secondary Education available at Harrisburg Area Community College (HACC), University of Northwestern Ohio, and Pennsylvania College of Technology

There are several programs that can provide you with ways to earn a college degree in less time and for less money.  One way is through SOAR – Students Occupationally and Academically Ready.  These are free college credits earned while at York Tech.  These are called articulated credits and these can save you time and money.  Please click below to see the credits you are eligible to earn through this program.

 
  
Please click here for SOAR Credits


Students at York Tech are required to wear a uniform.   Please click below for information regarding your technical uniform.

   Please click here for technical uniform

 

Please review the technical video below: