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Career and Technical Education (CTE)

AUTO BODY AND COLLISION REPAIR TECHNOLOGY


Students learn the fundamentals of repairing and refinishing damaged vehicles. Students also learn the fundamentals of metal straightening, MIG-welding, plastic fillers, flexible bumper repair, major collision repair, hardware repair and service, detailing, painting and refinishing.

UNITS OF STUDY

  • Shop Orientation and Safety (OSHA 10 certification)
  • Specialized Tools and Equipment Introduction and Orientation
  • Detailing and Reconditioning 
  • Vehicle Construction
  • Plastic and Metal Panel Repair
  • Bonding and Fasteners
  • Waterborne Refinishing
  • Blending and Color Theory
  • Damage Analysis and Estimating
  • Non-Structural Repair
  • Wiring and Accessories 
  • Welding Basics
  • NYSED: CDOS Units 
  • Career and Financial Management

CAREER AND COLLEGE PATHWAYS

Articulation Agreements
  • Alfred State College
  • Erie Community College
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Morrisville State College
  • Ohio Technical College
  • University of Northwestern Ohio
Employment Opportunities
  • Entry level glass/collision repair positions
  • NYS Career Zone: Automotive Glass Installers/Repairers
  • NYS Career Zone: Automotive Body and Related Repairers
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Further Educational Opportunities
  • Alfred State College
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Morrisville State College
  • Ohio Technical College
  • University of Northwestern Ohio

INSTRUCTOR

Daniel Boyler