Auto Collision Technology Degree and Certificates (In cooperation with and taught at Warren Tech)

The two-year Auto Collision Technology program is offered at Warren Tech. Students attend this program either in the morning (7:30-10:30 am M-F) or the afternoon (12:00-3:45 pm M-Th) for four semesters. Students enroll in specified blocks of classes each semester with instructor approval. In order to begin the enrollment process, students must first be accepted by Warren Tech. A Warren Tech application and placement test results must be submitted to the Warren Tech counseling office. Contact the RRCC-Warren Tech Liaison at 303.982.7677 for application deadlines and other procedural questions.

The Auto Collision Technology program offers the following degree and certificates:

degree

Please click here to view Associate of Applied Science in Auto Collision Technology degree.

This is a National Certified Auto Collision Repair program with the primary purpose of preparing you for careers in the Auto Collision Industry. You can also achieve the necessary credits to obtain an associate degree. A minimum of 46 ACT credits and 15 general education credits are required for the AAS degree. Some courses may transfer to a bachelor's degree in Automotive Management. It is imperative that all students comply with personal and environmental safety practices associated with clothing, respiratory protection, eye protection, hand tools, power tools, power equipment proper ventilation and the handling, storage and disposal of chemicals/materials in accordance with local, state and federal safety and environmental regulations.

Certificates

Please click here to view Auto Collision Repair certificates.

  • Automotive Collision Industry Introduction Certificate
  • Beginning Auto Collision Non-Structure Repair and Refinish Certificate
  • Intermediate Auto Collision Non-Structure Repair and Refinish Certificate
  • Advanced Auto Collision Structure Repair and Refinish Certificate
  • Industry Prepared Structural Repair and Refinish Certificate

Plans of Study and Course Sequencing

Plans of Study are rigorous, articulated academic "road maps" to your career goals, commencing in ninth grade and leading to certificates, licensure, degrees and beyond.

Course Sequencing Guides are suggested scheduling guidelines developed by RRCC programs which help you to complete your certificate or degree in a timely manner.

Career Paths / Options in Auto Collision Technology

  • Auto Body Repair
  • Auto Body Customizer
  • Painter/Refinisher
  • Detail Person
  • Estimator
  • Frame Repair Technician
  • Corrosion Protection Technician
  • Trim Mechanic
  • Parts Attendant
  • Sales Person
  • ASE Certified Collision Technician

Gainful Employment Information

The US Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that - prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation." The information provided here is the best available to us but represents one year's data only. However, we hope that this information is helpful to our current students and to prospective students as they make their career and educational choices.