Auto Collision Repair and Refinish Technician
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Students have an opportunity to attend seminars and workshops on a variety of
products and best practices. Many offer certificates of completion that
are recognized by the automotive repair industry.
Detailing - Companies
offering professional lines of specialty appearance products like
3M Professional Collision Repair provide detailing presentations for WITC
students. Some presentations include a quiz and certificate of
Repair - Industry experts conduct hands-on training for students using
Valvoline to demonstrate body shop repair. Active attendance in this
workshop earns a certificate of completion.
Repair Costs - WITC uses
Audatex software to train students in the process of estimating repair
costs. This software is widely used in shops and insurance companies.
Students earn an Estimating Certificate when they complete an online training
EPA 6H Rule - In early 2008, the
EPA accepted a new standard to reduce public exposure to Hazardous Air
Pollutants (HAPs). Body shops are required (by January 2011) to ensure
all employees working with paint stripping and surface coating are certified. WITC students can earn a 5-year certificate by attending a class presentation
followed by hands-on testing to prove they can adjust the equipment properly as
well as be environmentally compliant.
Glass Replacement - Auto glass specialists provide an overview of
automotive glass installation and safety inspection. WITC students have
found employment in this area.
Learn more about these specialty areas when you
preview the program.