Auto Collision Repair Technology

Auto Collision Repair Technology

 

Skills to Certifications

Students learn to assess damage, repair, paint, and replace damaged vehicle bodies including metal, glass, and plastic components, as well as interiors. Instructed is given in the following certification areas: 

  • structural and non-structural damage repair and analysis
  • plastics and adhesives
  • paint and refinish systems

Career Development

Students who qualify, have the opportunity to participate in one of three options for career development during their senior year.
  • School-to-Apprentice Program
  • Advanced Placement
  • Early Placement

All of these programs allow students to be in the workforce while attending school on a modified schedule, so you can earn while you learn.


Contacts:

Mr. Tony TrappApprenticeship Coordinator 
937.778.4670

Mrs. Naomi BakerCareer Placement Specialist   
937.778.4672

 

APPLY

Applications for the 2019 - 20 school year will be available to those attending the Open House at the Career Center on Thursday, November 29 from 6:00 - 7:30 pm.

The online application will open to all others at approximately 8:00 am on Friday, November 30. We encourage students with high interest in a particular program to attend the open house and complete their application during that time. 

Entry-Level Career Opportunities

  • Auto Body Technician 
  • Parts and Paint Clerk
  • Glass Installer
  • Painter
  • Detailer
  • MIG welder

Advanced Career Opportunities

  • Auto Body Technician 
  • Parts and Paint Clerk
  • Glass Installer
  • Painter
  • Detailer
  • MIG Welder

Industry Outlook

Auto Collision Repair Technicians are in high-demand. There are many career pathways in this field as your skills grow - including shop ownership. 
 
"I have had many of Mr. Anthony's students work for me over the years and even now a large percentage of my employees are Upper Valley graduates. These students are some of the best employees that I have ever had!"
Tom Martin, Owner of Piqua, Troy, & Sidney Body Carstar

Certifications

Students who successfully complete the program are eligible for A.S.E. Certification testing.
 

Scholarship Opportunities

  • Brett Childs Memorial Scholarship
  • I-Car Foundation
  • SkillsUSA Scholarship

Our Instructors

Frank Anthony, Instructor Level I & II
anthonyf@uppervalleycc.org
937.778.1980, x825

Greg Anderson, Paraprofessional
937.778.1980  x737

Career Technical Student Organization

 
All students in this program are also members of the Upper Valley Career Center Skills USA Chapter.

Skills USA Mission:
SkillsUSA empowers its members to become world-class workers, leaders and responsible American citizens. SkillsUSA improves the quality of our nation’s future skilled workforce through the development of Framework skills that include personal, workplace and technical skills grounded in academics.
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