Automotive Collision Technology Technician
An exciting, high-tech, and rewarding career.
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.
- Automotive Collision Repair Technician
- Automotive Body and Glass Repairer
Overall employment of automotive body and glass repairers is projected to grow 4% from 2018 to 2028.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $23.99 hourly or $49,890 annually.
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):
|OCP A||Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Helper/Assistant||150 Hours|
|OCP B||Automotive Collision Refinishing Technician||450 Hours|
|OCP C||Non-Structural Damage Repair Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP D||Damage Analysis and Estimating||75 Hours|
|OCP E||Automotive Collision Welding, Cutting and Joining||75 Hours|
|OCP F||Structural Damage Repair Technician||350 Hours|
|Total Hours: 1400|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Automotive Collision Technology Technician is available at the following school (s):
|Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - Friday from 7:00 a.m. to 1:20 p.m.|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - 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:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Miami Lakes Educational Center & Technical College|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Automotive Body and Glass Repairers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-body-and-glass-repairers.htm.