Learn Auto Body repair at one of the area’s largest auto body schools. Combine theory and hands-on training in all aspects of auto body repair, collision repair technology, and automotive refinishing. Understand electrical diagnosis, engine accessories, wheels and tires, drivetrain parts, and more as you prepare for skilled technician positions in the $40 billion auto body industry.Read More
The Associate in Science degree program in Automotive Collision Repair Technology offers an in-depth study of all aspects of auto body technology, collision repair, and refinishing. Students are provided theory and practice in sheet metal repair and replacement, repair of body damage, frames and unibody, glass installation, and paint refinishing techniques.
Students also learn the aspects of automotive technology (such as brakes, suspension, heating, and air conditioning) which are most useful for a thorough understanding of auto body and collision repair.
Graduates are ready to enter a range of technician positions in the auto body field. In addition, they are eligible to continue on for a Bachelor of Science in Business Management with an Automotive Service/Transportation Management (MGTT) concentration.
NEIT’s Automotive Collision Repair Technology program has received Damage Analysis/Estimating/Customer Service Accreditation by the ASE Education Foundation, 1503 Edwards Ferry Rd., NE, Suite 401, Leesburg, VA 20176, (703) 669-6650 ● www.ASEeducationfoundation.org.
Potential Career Opportunities
Upon completion of the program, graduates will be introduced to a number of exciting job openings. Individuals can pursue careers at automotive body or collision repair shops as:
Auto Body Painter
Auto Insurance Adjuster
What is a collision repair technician?
Collision repair technicians are responsible for making all repairs to a vehicle after it has been involved in a crash or collision.
These professionals should be able to assess damages sustained by the vehicle and communicate all details to the owners.
They will also use a number of specialty tools to perform minor dent repair to complete rebuilds throughout their careers.
How long should car repairs take?
Though timelines will vary, repairs will take anywhere from two to five days to complete.