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Automotive Collision Technology Technician

Automotive Collision Technology Technician Program - Automotive Collision Technology Technician

An exciting, high-tech, and rewarding career.

Introduction:

Automotive Collision Technology Technicians are skilled, knowledgeable people who know how to use specialized equipment and highly technical methods to restore collision damage. They must possess basic skills in metalworking, welding, plumbing, electrical power, air conditioning, painting, and computer technology. Training in this program is provided by ASE certified instructors.

Career Opportunities:

  • Automotive Collision Repair Technician
  • Automotive Body and Glass Repairer

Employment Outlook:

Overall employment of automotive body and glass repairers is projected to grow 4% from 2018 to 2028.

Salary:

The average wage for this career in Florida is $23.99 hourly or $49,890 annually.

Completion Requirements:

The entire program is 1400 hours. Certain Adult Education Centers do not offer all components of the program.  Full completion of the program may be completed at a Technical College. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):

OCPCOURSEHOURS
OCP AAutomotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Helper/Assistant150 Hours
OCP BAutomotive Collision Refinishing Technician450 Hours
OCP CNon-Structural Damage Repair Technician300 Hours
OCP DDamage Analysis and Estimating75 Hours
OCP EAutomotive Collision Welding, Cutting and Joining75 Hours
OCP FStructural Damage Repair Technician350 Hours
Total Hours: 1400

Location & Course’s Schedule:

Automotive Collision Technology Technician is available at the following school (s):

LOCATIONCOURSE'S SCHEDULE
Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:20 p.m.
Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical CollegeMonday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Monday - Thursday from 5:00 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.

Contact Information at the Location:

Additional information can be provided by student services:

LOCATIONCOUNSELOR / REGISTRAR PHONE NUMBER
Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College
(305) 557-1100
Danielle Taylor
Jackie Benjamin
Vanessa Torres
Elizabeth Forero
Ext. 2230
Ext. 2215
Ext. 2250
Ext. 2216
Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College
(305) 253-9920
Mirtha Silverang
Maria Ruiz
Kathy Pearson
Irene Montoto
Ext. 2145
Ext. 2147
Ext. 2159
Ext. 2150

 

Source

Transportation