Certificate of Completion | 32 credits minimum
Academic and Career Advising
Auto Collision Repair Technicians are skilled individuals who repair damaged motor vehicles by straightening bent structures, removing dents from fenders and body panels, welding torn metal and replacing badly damaged parts. Collision repair technicians are qualified to repair all types of vehicles, although most work is on automobiles and small trucks. The collision repair technician’s work is characterized by variety because each damaged vehicle presents a different problem.
Any course offered in this program can be taken as part of the major course requirements for an Associate of Science degree in General Studies.
Students who complete the Automotive Collision Repair Certificate of Completion may continue on to earn the Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing .
Students who earn an AAS degree in Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing have the option to transfer into the Technology Management Bachelor Degree at Utah Valley University. UVU will accept up to 45 technical credits towards this degree.
Estimated Cost for Students
Tuition and student fees: http://www.slcc.edu/student/financial/tuition-fees.aspx
NOTE: Fees may vary based upon specific registration and are subject to change.
Program Entry Requirements
Those interested in entering auto collision repair should be in good physical condition and have good hand-eye coordination. The collision repair technician’s work requires fast job analysis and the ability to visualize what is needed to restore the damaged vehicle. Welding light gauge metal is one of the skills to be acquired along with parts repair and replacement.
Students may only start every Fall semester in ACR classes.