College Tech Prep Program - Eastland Career Center
Traffic mishaps occur daily, so there’s always a demand for qualified and talented collision repair technicians who can make damaged vehicles look new again.
If you like to work with your hands, enjoy working on cars, making repairs, and like to solve problems, Collision Repair Technology is the program for you.
Students explore the details of collision repair, structural materials and technological advances, including the ins and outs of auto body construction, surface prep, dent repair, welding and cutting. Repairers restore damaged cars through replacement or repair and painting of damaged body panels or frame straightening of cars twisted from the force of an accident.
College preparatory coursework and the completion of Algebra I by the start of the program is also recommended. Get on the fast track with college credits.
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Prepare for a career in Collision Repair through this program located at Eastland Career Center. This program is part of the national AutomotiveYES program that enables qualified students to work alongside master technicians during their senior year and earn a paycheck at the same time. These businesses tend to hire the students full-time upon graduation. Areas of study include:
- damage estimating
- glass replacement
- unibody/conventional frame repair
- sheet metal straightening/replacement
- vehicle painting/detailing