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Auto Collision Technology Degree & Certificates (In cooperation with and taught at WarrenTech)

The two-year Auto Collision Technology program is offered at WarrenTech. Students attend this program either in the morning (7:30-10:30 am M-F) or the afternoon (12:00-3:45 pm M-Th) for four semesters. Students enroll in specified blocks of classes each semester with instructor approval. In order to begin the enrollment process, students must first be accepted by WarrenTech. A WarrenTech application and Accuplacer test results must be submitted to the WarrenTech counseling office. Contact the RRCC-WarrenTech liaison, Michael Wilson, at 303.982.0695 for application deadlines and other procedural questions.

The Auto Collision Technology program offers the following degree and certificates:

Degree: Associate of Applied Science in Auto Collision Technology

This is a National Certified Auto Collision Repair program with the primary purpose of preparing you for careers in the Auto Collision Industry. You can also achieve the necessary credits to obtain an associate degree. A minimum of 46 ACT credits and 15 general education credits are required for the AAS degree. Some courses may transfer to a bachelor's degree in Automotive Management. It is imperative that all students comply with personal and environmental safety practices associated with clothing, respiratory protection, eye protection, hand tools, power tools, power equipment proper ventilation and the handling, storage and disposal of chemicals/materials in accordance with local, state and federal safety and environmental regulations.

Certificates: Auto Collision Repair

NATEF Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
NATEF Painting and Refinishing
NATEF Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Estimating and Management

Please click here to view Auto Collision Technology degrees & certificates.

Career Paths / Options in Auto Collision Technology

  • Auto Body Repair
  • Auto Body Customizer
  • Painter/Refinisher
  • Detail Person
  • Estimator
  • Frame Repair Technician
  • Corrosion Protection Technician
  • Trim Mechanic
  • Parts Attendant
  • Sales Person
  • ASE Certified Collision Technician

Gainful Employment Information

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that - prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." (Click here for more information.) The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year's data only. However, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.