Collision Repair Technology

Collision Repair

Mike Raney

Collision Instructor


Mike Raney





In Collision Repair, students will learn all aspects of sanding, painting, and masking, as well as vinyl lettering and
dent straightening. Students will also learn welding, frame straightening and alignment, and how to manage
a collision repair shop, as well as having the opportunity to earn ASE certifications.

It helps to be:

good with your hands and good with your eyes; form and color count. A student should also have attention to detail and coordination.

If you are interested in restoring, refinishing, and resurfacing car body parts...

see your counselor to enroll today!

   Lab/Shop Fees$15
   Safety Glasses$3




1st Year Students2nd Year Students3rd Year Students

Paint & Refinishing I #570030

Non-Structural Analysis Repair #570033

Students will focus on shop safety, hand tools, panel prep for refinishing, paint masking & mixing, spray gun & airbrush operation, vinyl lettering, and small dent straightening.

Paint & Refinishing II #570031

Metal Welding #570038

Students will advance into shop safety, prep and masking auto for refinishing, advanced painting skills, welding safety, mig welding operations.

Paint & Refinishing III #570032

Structural Analysis Repair #570035

Topics include: managing a collision repair shop, completing live work projects, conducting advanced & custom refinishing, tinting & color matching, frame & body straightening, alignment, and measuring.


Our goal is to provide students with the opportunity to build stackable credentials such as OSHA 10 hour, S/P2 Safety as they nagivate their programs of study. This will make our students more valuable to potential employers. Collision Repair offers the following certification opportunity:

  • ASE Student Painting & Refinishing
  • ASE Student Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
  • ASE Student Non-structural Analysis and Damage Repair
  • ASE Student Mechanical and Electrical

Students may receive ARTICULATED credit through Calhoun Community College after completing quality assurance criteria in this Career Technical program.

Course: Surface Preparation and Coatings

Students may receive ARTICULATED credit through the Alabama State Community College System after completing quality assurance criteria in this Career Technical program.


  • Surface Preparation (3 credit hours)
  • Paint Application and Equipment (3 credit hours)
  • Safety and Environmental Practices (3 credit hours)