Collision Repair Technology


The Collision Repair Technician program is designed to provide the student with a thorough understanding of the materials, methods, and refinishing techniques used in the repair and restoration of a damaged automobile body.  Through class study, audiovisual presentations, and actual “hands-on” performance tasks the student will learn the procedures necessary for the proper repair and refinishing of metal, fiberglass, and plastic components used in both unibody and conventional automobile construction.






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 $5,492.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $2,142.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Non-structural Assistant 432Certificate
Non-structural/Structural Assistant 864Certificate
Collision Repair Technician 1296Diploma
Automotive Refinishing Technician 1296Diploma
Collision Repair/Refinishing Technician 1728Diploma

New students enroll every month as space is available. 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


First Trimester: 
CRT 0001 Worker Characteristic
CRT 1010 Safety
CRT 1021 Technology Foundations/Related Math
CRT 1030 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Non-structural Assistant - Certificate 432 Hours
Second Trimester: 
CRT 0002 Worker Characteristic
CRT 2010 Advanced Non-Structure Analyse and Damage Repair
CRT 2020 Welding
CRT 2030 Structure Analysis and Damage Repair
Non-structural/Structural Assistant - Certificate 864 Hours
Third Trimester: 
CRT 0003 Worker Characteristic
CRT 3010 Advanced Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
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


John Whitaker
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