Auto Collision Repair - Certificate

Program Code - CIP Code: ACRT.TCERTA/ACRT.TCERTB/ACRT.TCERTC / 47.0603
Credits Required: Cert A: 17 | Cert B: 43 | Cert C: 52
Academic Division: Career and Technical Education
Contact: TEC@kckcc.edu
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This program covers all five areas of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification in Automotive Collision repair. The latest equipment is used, including the Blackhawk multi-tower P3000 frame alignment system and a Chief E-Z-Liner Frame Machine with Shark Sonic Measuring system and Wheel Alignment system. The program also offers the latest in OEM recommended repair technology using the latest Squeeze Type Resistance Spot Welding. The program has two of the latest technology Global Paint booths with Axalta and PPG solvent and waterborne paint systems. Students will have the opportunity to earn I-CAR (Inter-Industry Conference on Automotive Collision Repair) certificates in the two areas of Paint and Refinishing and Non-Structural Repair, along with the opportunity to earn welding certifications in collision repair steel and aluminum. 

Requirements for admission to the program:                                    

  • No requirements for admission to the program.
  • Contact program for program-specific advising.

Accreditation

National Automotive Technicians Educational Foundation (NATEF)

Auto Collision Requirements: Certificate A*

Course Credit Hours
ACRT 0100 Technical Safety and Tools 1
ACRT 0110 Cosmetic Auto Body 2
ACRT 0160 Painting and Refinishing I 3
ACRT 0260 Painting and Refinishing 2 3
ACRT 0261 Painting and Refinishing 3 3
ACRT 0262 Painting and Refinishing 4 4
BUSN 0250 Obtaining Employment 1
*See course syllabi for Auto Collision course prerequisites.
Total Hours for an Auto Collision Certificate A 17

Auto Collision Requirements: Certificate B*

Course Credit Hours
  Completion of Certificate A Requirements 17
ACRT 0120 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 1 4
ACRT 0220 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 2 4
ACRT 0221 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 3 4
ACRT 0222 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 4 5
ACRT 0140 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 1 2
ACRT 0240 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 2 2
ACRT 0241 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 3 3
ACRT 0290 OR ACRT 0175 Estimating/Damage Analysis and Customer Service OR Paintless Dent Repair 2
*See course syllabi for Auto Collision course prerequisites.
Total Hours for an Auto Collision Certificate B 43

Auto Collision Requirements: Certificate C*

Course Credit Hours
  Completion of Certificate A and B Requirements 43
ACRT 0180 Mechanical and Electrical Component 3
ACRT 0181 Mechanical and Electrical Component 2 3
ACRT 0242 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 4 3
*See course syllabi for Auto Collision course prerequisites.
Total Hours for an Auto Collision Certificate C 52
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