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Collision Repair Technology


This is a high-tech area that is designed to provide training for persons interested in learning how to repair damaged vehicles. Students will discover how to bring wrecked vehicles back to life by 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.

Possible Certifications

  • Intro to Industry Repair Terms

  • Bolted-on Exterior Panels, Part 1

  • Bolted-on Exterior Panels, Part 2

  • Intro to Personal Safety

  • Intro to Refinishing & Corrosion Protection, Part 1

  • Intro to Refinishing & Corrosion Protection, Part 2

  • S/P2 Collision Repair & Refinish Safety

  • Removing & Installing Hardware Interior Trim

  • Removing & Installing Exterior Trim, Pinstripes, & Decals

  • Refinishing Equipment

  • Vehicle Construction Material Types

  • Intro to Vehicle Parts Terminology, Part 1

  • Intro to Vehicle Parts Terminology, Part 2

  • Intro to Vehicle Construction Materials

  • Intro to Tools, Equipment, & Attachment Methods, Part 1

  • Intro to Safety Systems

  • Intro to Mechanical Systems Terminology, Part 2

  • Intro to Mechanical Repair Terms & Vehicle Protection

  • Intro to Collision Repair Process Overview

  • Hazardous Material Storage & Disposal

  • Hazardous Airborne Pollutant Reduction

  • Vehicle Technology and Trends

  • Surface Preparation & Masking

  • Automotive Lighting

  • S/P2 Safety & Pollution Prevention

  • OSHA Certification


Students at York Tech are required to wear a uniform. Upper garments (shirts, sweatshirts, etc.) must be purchased through the school's Tech Gear Store. Lower apparel and safety equipment varies by program. The specific uniform requirements for Collision Repair Technology can be downloaded using this link.

Potential Career Opportunities

There are many career opportunities for students graduating from York Tech's Collision Repair Technology program.

What to Expect

This is a standalone program that does not rotate with any other programs. Students accepted into it will take Collision Repair Technology courses during all four years at York Tech, with the exception being students who participate in a co-op opportunity during their senior year.

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