Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing

Student sanding down the body of a car

MNTC's Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing Program prepares students to complete non-structural collision repair and automotive refinishing, damage analysis, non-structural and minor dent repair, plastics repair, along with painting and refinishing. Students will learn to use tools in repairing damage, and, removing and installing handles, moldings, trim, and bolted body parts. The program also includes painting preparation, sanding processes, color matching and adjusting color, removing and installing glass, and the process of written estimates. This program is aligned with ASE/NATEF standards and ASE certification.

Students who successfully complete this program have opportunities to become employed by Moore, Norman, and Oklahoma City Metro automotive shops and companies.

Program Details

Who can attend?

This career program is open to adults and high school juniors and seniors.

  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement  session.


Course Name Hours
Introduction to Auto Collision Technology  
Fundamentals of Mig Welding  
Body Repair and Alignment  
Mechanical and Electrical Systems  
Automotive Detailing  
Workforce Staging  
Total Class Hours 1,050


No Prerequisites


Class Times

  • Start Date: August, October, January
  • Days: Monday - Friday
  • A.M. Hours: 9:15 - 12:25
    • NPS 9:15 - 12:05;
    • MPS 9:35 - 12:25
  • P.M. Hours: 1:15 - 4:10
    • NPS: 1:15 - 4:10
    • MPS: 1:15 - 4:10
  • Evening Hours: N/A
  • Adults can choose to attend A.M. and/or P.M. sessions. 
  • High school students can attend half day, A.M. or P.M., to be decided during career advisement session.


Certifications Available

  • ASE CRR Certifications (after two years Technology Center training and one year apprenticeship)
    • Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair (ASE Student)
    • Painting & Refinishing (ASE Student)
  • Safety & Pollution Prevention Training (S/P2)

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation/Automotive Service Excellence

American Welding Society



Gainful Employment

Is this program right for me?


  • Reading Ability
  • Mathematics
  • Following Diagrams and Technical Manuals
  • Attention to Detail

Completion & Positive Placement Rate

  • On-Time Adult Completion Rate: For more information contact the MNTC Data Management Coordinator
  • Positive Placement Rate: 100.0%

Positive Placement Rate includes Military, Continuing Education and all Employment, related or not related. The rate information provided below is based on the most current data available.

Potential Occupations

  • Auto Body Repairman
  • Body Mechanic
  • Auto Body Assistant
  • Collision Technician 




Potential Wages

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Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial Aid

  • Financial Aid Eligibility: Title IV Eligible
  • Loan Debt: $0.00
  • CIP Code: 47.0603

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Note: MNTC does not participate in the Federal Student Loan Program.

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