Auto Collision Repair Technician

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The Auto Collision Repair Technician AAS degree prepares students with entry-level skills to compete in the auto collision repair industry and provides an option for specializing in restoration or custom painting.

This program consists of six quarters of collision auto body repair and auto paint training. Students will spend their first quarter of training in a transportation core curriculum. The laboratory area is designed to simulate an actual industry repair environment and includes a state-of-the-art painting booth with the latest in high-tech equipment.

Transportation Department

The demand is high for competent and skilled technicians in the transportation industry, and numerous employment opportunities await the students who successfully complete any of eleven certificate or degree programs offered through Lake Washington Institute of Technology's Transportation Department. Students receive the highest caliber of training and instruction in an environment that provides a unique opportunity to learn state of the art skills. Instructors are passionate in their desire to see that their students become equipped with the tools necessary to compete for the best paying jobs in their field of learning.

The student who has successfully completed the requirements for the degree can expect employment opportunities to come looking for them. LWTech is widely recognized as an institution that gives its students an edge, having received their training with the most sophisticated and state of the art training methods available and from instructors who strive to insure that all of their students succeed.

The first quarter of each of the Transportation programs is comprised of four Transportation core classes. Once the core courses are completed, students may move on to continuing courses in their program of their choice, elect to pursue various certificate options, or a two year Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Degrees and Certificates

Credits

Estimated
Length*

Admission

Academic
Plan

Auto Collision Repair
Technician AAS

116

6
quarters

Fall, Winter,
Spring, Summer

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Auto Collision Repair Technician - Refinishing Certificate of Completion

32

2
quarters

Fall, Winter,
Spring, Summer

PDF

Auto Collision Repair Technician - Structural Repair Certificate of Completion

32

2
quarters

Fall, Winter,
Spring, Summer

PDF

Auto Collision Repair Technician - Non-Structural Repair Certificate of Completion

32

2
quarters

Fall, Winter,
Spring, Summer

PDF

Auto Collision Repair Technician - Estimating/Shop Management Certificate of Completion

32

2
quarters

Fall, Winter,
Spring, Summer

PDF

 *Program length is estimated. See your counselor or adviser.

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