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Auto Body Repair

Auto Body Repair

Course Overview

The Automotive Collision Technology program offers comprehensive training to students in various areas of the automotive industry, such as MIG welding, computerized paint mixing, and automotive spraying techniques. The program uses the latest technology and equipment in the fully equipped auto shop to ensure that students are up-to-date with the current standards in the industry.

In addition, the program offers cooperative education experiences in local dealerships, providing students with valuable hands-on training. The curriculum is nationally recognized and follows the ICAR curriculum, ensuring that students receive the highest quality education.

Overall, the program aims to prepare students for a successful career in the automotive collision technology industry by providing them with the necessary skills and knowledge to excel in their profession.

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Steve Shulin

Steve Shulin

Auto Body Repair Instructor
Parkway West CTC

Career Paths

  • Automotive Technician
  • Foreman
  • Service Manager
  • Truck Repair Technician
  • Parts Clerk


Certified by the National Automotive Technology Education Foundation (NATEF), and offers certifications in:

  • ASE Entry Level Certification
  • Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
  • Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
  •  Painting & Refinishing
  •  Mechanical & Electrical Components
  •  40 CFR Part 63, PA Skills Certificate
  •  PPG Blue Level
  •  SP/2 including Mechanical Safety
  • Collision Pollution Prevention
  • Collision Safety
  • Heavy Duty Fleet Safety
  • Supervisors Course

Courses of Study

Shop & Work Safety, Shop Management & Operation, Preventative Maintenance, Steering, Suspension & Alignment, Engine Performance, PA Emissions & Safety Inspection, Tires & Brakes, Electrical Systems, MIG Welding, Introduction to Hybrid Technology

College Credits

Students in this program are offered Articulation Agreements based on completion of the program. Learn More