Transportation, Distribution, & Logistics – Automotive Collision Repair
The Collision Repair Technology program of study is designed to provide students with the opportunity to develop the skills, knowledge and abilities required for entry-level positions in Collision Repair industry. Collision Technicians restore vehicles damaged as a result of collision, corrosion, or wear. Some of the topics covered are: safety, welding and cutting techniques, identification and analysis of damage, measuring and texturing systems, metal/fiberglass/plastic repair, refinishing from total paint jobs to minor repair, estimating and detailing. Source: TCIDS
PATHWAY CONCENTRATION COURSES & ELECTIVES
- Computer Applications
- Introduction to Collision Repair
- Non-Structural Repair
- Painting and Refinishing
- Estimating and Customer Service
- Work Based Learning: Career Practicum
Successful Collision Repair students:
- complete integration with Environmental Science/ Geometry/ English.
- display manual dexterity.
- demonstrate effective verbal/written communication skills.
- perform mathematic calculations.
- show teamwork skills.
- exhibit good work ethics, computer skills and interpersonal skills.
DEGREES, DIPLOMAS, AND CERTIFICATES
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CLUBS AND ORGANIZATIONS
SkillsUSA is a partnership of students, teachers and industry working together to ensure America has a skilled workforce. SkillsUSA helps each student excel.
- Collision Repair Technician
- Auto Manufacturing Sales
- Automotive Parts Sales
- Body Shop Manager
- Dealership or Shop Owner
- Insurance Adjuster
- Service Advisor
- Waste Management (EPA)
- Design Engineer
- Finance Manager
- Automotive Manufacturing Representative
WHERE IS IT OFFERED?
Bradley Central High School
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Makayla Baldwin of Bradley Central High School in Cleveland, Tenn., is a SkillsUSA member and chief financial officer of the collision repair program “managing costs, purchasing consumables and inventory control” at the high school, she says in an Student of the Year application video posted by the high school. (She’s also in the National Honor Society and leads an ROTC squad.)
Baldwin also says she’s dual-enrolled in the collision repair program at Tennessee College of Applied Technology in Athens, Tenn., and is pursuing an unspecified I-CAR certification. She said she sees “exceptional” opportunities in the industry and describes herself as “very passionate about cars.”