Collision Repair Technology is an instructional program designed to prepare students for entry level into the Collision Repair and Refinishing trade. Upon completion of this program, the students will be prepared for beginning positions as body, frame, and refinish technicians. Students will be provided theory and practical repair and refinish work beginning with basic applications and progressing on to heavy collision repairs requiring major body and frame alignment and panel replacement. The instruction includes all phases necessary to teach collision repair including glass replacement, welding, hardware and trim items replacement, cosmetic repairs, and structural repairs.
**Completion Award: Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Education 60-62 SH
**Additional Graduation Requirements:
Orientation - Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take Orientation (LLS 1312/RST 1312) to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.
Assessment - An Assessment Prep review course(s) and Skills Assessment exam(s) are required to graduate from this program.