Collision Repair Technology


Completion 89% Placement 63%

If you have a love for cars, a steady hand and an eye for detail, you might find a career in collision repair. The collision repair program is designed to introduce and train the student to analyze and estimate vehicles for repairing vehicles to pre accident condition. During the training students will learn how to operate hand tools, power tools, welders and shop equipment used in the collision trade. With this training; students will learn how to repair dents in sheet metal, repair composite materials, measure and pull frames, collision mechanical and refinish vehicles using spray equipment bringing the vehicle to pre-accident condition.

Classes meet Monday - Friday 7:45-2:15









Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $5,344.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $1,294.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Non-structural Assistant 432Certificate
Non-structural/Structural Assistant 864Certificate
Collision Repair Technician Diploma1296Diploma
Automotive Refinishing Technician Diploma1296Diploma
Collision Repair/Refinishing Technician Diploma1728Diploma

New students enroll every month as space is available. An average grade of C or better must be maintained to remain enrolled. SPECIAL NOTICE:  Based on industry requirements, students should hold a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record.  Normally, employers will only hire technicians who hold a valid driver’s license and maintain a good driving record.

Campus Locations

Main Campus
910 Miller Avenue
Crossville, TN 38555

Job Duties

Job Outlook


First Trimester: 
CRT 0001 Worker Characteristic
CRT 1010 Safety
CRT 1020 Related Math
CRT 1030 Non-Struct Analys & DmgeRepair
Non-structural Assistant - Certificate 432 Hours
Second Trimester: 
CRT 0002 Worker Characteristic
CRT 2010 Adv NonStruct Anlys&DmgeRepair
CRT 2020 Welding
CRT 2030 Struct Analysis & DamageRepair
Non-structural/Structural Assistant - Certificate 864 Hours
Third Trimester: 
CRT 0003 Worker Characteristic
CRT 3010 Adv Struct Analysis&DmgeRepair
CRT 3020 Mechanical & Electrical Comp
CRT 3040 Workplace Skills
Collision Repair Technician - Diploma 1296 Hours
Automotive Refinishing Technician - Diploma 1296 Hours
Fourth Trimester: 
CRT 0004 Worker Characteristic
CRT 4010 Painting and Refinishing
Collision Repair/Refinishing Technician - Diploma 1728 Hours

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