Collision Repair Technology


The mission of the Collision Repair Technology Program is to train students for employment in the field of Collision Repair and Refinishing.

Students learn to repair and refinish automobile and truck bodies. Instruction includes inspecting vehicles for damage; cutting, welding, and straightening sheet metal; and removing and replacing trim and glass. The refinishing portion offers students advanced painting techniques, single stage urethane, and base coat clear coat systems.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,984.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,066.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Non-Structural Assistant432Certificate
Nonstructural and Structural Assistant 864Certificate
Collision Repair Technician1296Diploma
Automotive Refinishing Technician1296Diploma
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
550 Alabama Ave.
Memphis, TN 38105

Job Duties

Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 4,040

Current job openings per year: 440

Books and Supplies Lists


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