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Automotive Collision Repair

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CTE Collision Repair - AM

CTE Automotive Refinishing - PM

National Automotive Technician’s Education Foundation – NATEF Certified Program


David Hatt

Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Certified, I-CAR

873-0102, ext. 275

General Overview

Students will learn all aspects of Collision repair and Automotive Refinishing including frame measuring / straightening, panel replacement, welding, color matching, and custom painting. Students will also learn employment seeking and attainment skills.


I-Car, Professional Automotive Collision Repair, 2nd edition

Readability Score: 9th grade

Student Expectations:

Goal: To prepare students for college and/ or employment in Auto Collision related job areas

  • Ability to work as a team

  • Participate in classroom and shop activities

  • Ability to solve problems using scientific methods taught in class

  • Understands and demonstrates appropriate safety concepts at all times

  • Takes pride in their work and pays attention to detail

  • Stamina to work in shop atmosphere for 2 hour blocks

Student Certification Available
I-CAR, Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Student:

  • Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair

  • Painting & Refinishing

Integrated Credit Available


Dual Enrollment Credit Available

Northern Maine Community College: three credits, WEI-113, Thin Metal Welding