Collision Repair Technology


This program provides the necessary instruction in repairing collision damaged vehicles. With the Chief Laser Lock systems, students learn how to analyze and repair damage back to manufacturer’s specifications. The refinishing course offers students advanced painting techniques including single stage urethane and base coat/clear coat systems.  The entire course is designed around 16 months as an average for completion and is offered year round. A majority of the student’s training time is centered around “hands on” shop training projects. Our curriculum is based on ASE guidelines.

The collision repair students attend class five days a week. The Collision Repair Technology program meets Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,984.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,114.00
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Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Non-Structural Assistant 432Certificate
Non-Structural/Structural Assistant 864Certificate
Collision Repair Technician1296Diploma
Automotive Refinishing Technician1296Diploma
Collision Repair/Refinishing Technician1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
3070 Hwy 64
PO Box 89
Crump, TN 38327

Job Duties

Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 3,390

Current job openings per year: 100

Salary Range



First Trimester: 
Tech Foundations/Related Math
Beginning Non-Structural Analysis & Repair
Second Trimester: 
Advanced non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
Structural Analysis Damage & Repair
Third Trimester: 
Adv. Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
Mechanical & Electrical Components

Books and Supplies Lists


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