Automotive Collision Technology Technician Program
An exciting, high-tech, and rewarding career.
CARES Act Funding:
This program is included in the Rapid Credentialing Grant which was designed in response to COVID-19.
What exactly is Automotive Collision Technology? Well, if you are the type of person that enjoys restoring things to their original working condition, seeing things function as they were always intended when first manufactured, then Miami-Dade Technical College Automotive Collision Technology Program may be just right for you! Imagine a career program that arms you with the necessary skills and tools to use specialized equipment and highly technical methods to restore vehicle damaged by collision. The growing number of cars on today’s highways that inevitably results in more traffic accidents elevates the need for more qualified automotive collision technicians to satisfy the demand. Learning basic skills in metalworking, welding, body repair, electrical power, air conditioning, painting, computer technology, coupled with the training by ASE certified instructors effectively prepares you for this exciting career path.
- Automotive Collision Repair Technician
- Automotive Body and Glass Repairer
Overall employment of automotive body and glass repairers is projected to grow 6% from 2020 to 2030.
The average wage for this career in Florida is $23.99 hourly or $49,890 annually.
The entire program is 1400 hours. Students can earn a certificate at the completion of the following Occupational Completion Points (OCPs):
|OCP A||Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Helper/Assistant||150 Hours|
|OCP B||Automotive Collision Refinishing Technician||450 Hours|
|OCP C||Non-Structural Damage Repair Technician||300 Hours|
|OCP D||Damage Analysis and Estimating||75 Hours|
|OCP E||Automotive Collision Welding, Cutting and Joining||75 Hours|
|OCP F||Structural Damage Repair Technician||350 Hours|
|Total Hours: 1400|
Location & Course’s Schedule:
Automotive Collision Technology Technician is available at the following school (s):
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College||Monday - Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.|
Contact Information at the Location:
Additional information can be provided by student services:
|LOCATION||COUNSELOR / REGISTRAR||PHONE NUMBER|
|Robert Morgan Educational Center & Technical College|
- Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Automotive Body and Glass Repairers, on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-body-and-glass-repairers.htm.