Collision Repair Technology

Turn your passion for cars into a rewarding career. Master industry-current auto body repair techniques with our accredited, hands-on training programs.

What is Collision Repair Technology?

Students enrolled in Collision Repair work on vehicles that have damage on the outside of the vehicle. Classes focus on a range of topics from repair to painting. Students will gain experience in the use of computerized equipment and modern technology.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$41,157
1020351052
low: $22k med: $42k high: $63k

What are my career choices?

Automotive body and related repairers work for automotive repair, maintenance shops and automobile dealers, as well as being self-employed.

Collision Repair Technology Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
Collision Repair Helper $41,157
Collision Repairer $41,157
Automotive Painter Helper $39,057 
Automotive Painter $44,762
Collision Repair Technician $41,157

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

Diploma

Certificates

Additional Information

Length of Program

You can earn an Associate in Applied Science degree in two years if you maintain full-time status.

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Program Contact

Dewayne Kinner
Collision Repair Technology
Program Coordinator
dkinner0001@kctcs.edu