sThe Auto Collision Repair Technology program at Highland Community College Technical Center is no accident!

Do you have a love for repairing cars? Experience a career as an Auto Collision Repair Technician at Highland Community College Technical Center. Full-time students may plan to enter the workforce after completing 18 months of coursework. 

Students will gain hands-on experience working on anything from minor parking lot dents to a totaled Ford Mustang. We have state-of-the-art down-draft paint booth, computer alignment equipment and an extensive inventory of power tools. Graduates of the Auto Collision Repair program have job opportunities in auto body repair, painting, estimating and collision damage estimating.

The National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) offers Entry-Level Collision Repair & Refinish certification.  Towards the end of the program students will take the ASE Entry-Level Certifications tests. 

Jump start your career today! Contact an Admissions Representative to schedule a tour by calling 913-367-6204.

Here are some helpful resources:

First Semester   Credits
ACR105 Paint & Refinishing I 3
ACR115 Non- Structural A & D Repair I 4
ACR125 Structural A & D Repair I 2
ACR135 Airbrush, Fiberglass & Pinstriping 3
  Total for First Semester 12
Second Semester    
ACR155 Paint & Refinishing II 3
ACR165 Non-Structural A & D Repair II 4
ACR175 Structural A & D Repair II 2
ACR185 Panel Fabrication 3
  Total for Second Semester 12
  Total for First Year 24
Third Semester    
ACR205 Paint & Refinishing III 3
ACR215 Non-Structural A & D Repair III 4
ACR225 Structural A & D Repair III 3
ACR235 Fleet & Commercial Vehicles 3
  Total for Third Semester 13
Fourth Semester    
ACR255 Paint & Refinishing IV 4
ACR265 Non-Structural A & D Repair IV 5
ACR275 Structural A & D Repair IV 3
ACR285 Mechanical & Electrical 3
  Total for Fourth Semester 15
  Total for Second Year 28
  Total Credits for Certificate 52
ACR295 Occupational Work Experience



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