Automotive Collision Technology Program

The Auto Collision Technology Program will train students to work in all levels of the Auto-body repair and restoration industry. Students will learn the necessary electrical systems, suspension and steering systems, panel repair and replacement, paints and refinishing and repair estimating.  Students may graduate with a diploma in Automotive Collision after successful completion of first and second semester. Students can continue to third and fourth semester to complete an Associate in Applied Science (A.A.S.) Degree.

Course Schedule

Automotive Collision Technology A.A.S. Degree

First Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
MAT-743 Technical Math*
3.0
CRR-303 Intro to Auto Body Repair+
3.0
CRR-337 Beginning Metal & Filler Work
3.0
CRR-110 Auto Body Welding
3.0
CRR-204 Repair of Plastics & Adhesives
3.0
CRR-309 Auto Body Prep and Masking
3.0
 
Total Hours: 18.0

Second Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
CRR-850 Computerized Paint Mixing
3.0
CRR-907 Auto Body Finishing
3.0
CRR-401 Panel & Door Skin Replacement
3.0
CRR-813 Advanced Auto Body Repair & Refinish
3.0
CRR-501 Frame Machine Use
3.0
XXX-XXX Humanities/Social Science Elective*
3.0
 
Total Hours: 18.0

Third Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
CRR-910 Auto Body Rebuild Project I
3.0
CRR-345 Advanced Metal Sectioning & Repair
3.0
CRR-852 Custom Painting & Airbrush
3.0
CRR-620 Electrical Mechanical Systems
3.0
CRR-415 Restraint Systems
3.0
XXX-XXX Communications Elective*
3.0
 
Total Hours: 18.0

Fourth Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
CRR-612 Intro to Suspension & Steering
3.0
CRR-750 Damage Estimating & Shop Operations
3.0
AUT-703 Auto Heating & Air Conditioning
3.0
CRR-911 Auto Body Rebuild Project II
3.0
CRR-817 Buffing and Detailing
3.0
XXX-XXX General Education Elective*
3.0
 
Total Hours: 18.0
 
Automotive Collision Technology A.S. Degree Total Hours: 72.0

*Course must be chosen or substituted from either AA, AS, or Approved General Education list for Applied Science and Technology.

+CPR, First Aid, & Safety Certifications will be included in this class.

Automotive Collision Technology Diploma

Iowa Central Community College offers a unique educational program in Agriculture. Typically, the first two years of the program are taken at Iowa Central Community College and the final two years are completed at a four-year university.

First Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
MAT-743 Technical Math*
3.0
CRR-303 Intro to Auto Body Repair+
3.0
CRR-337 Beginning Metal & Filler Work
3.0
CRR-110 Auto Body Welding
3.0
CRR-204 Repair of Plastics & Adhesives
3.0
CRR-309 Auto Body Prep and Masking
3.0
 
Total Hours: 18.0

Second Semester

Course # Course Title
Credit Hours
CRR-850 Computerized Paint Mixing
3.0
CRR-907 Auto Body Finishing
3.0
CRR-401 Panel & Door Skin Replacement
3.0
CRR-813 Advanced Auto Body Repair & Refinish
3.0
CRR-501 Frame Machine Use
3.0
XXX-XXX Communications Elective*
3.0
 
Total Hours: 18.0
 
Automotive Collision Technology Diploma Total Hours: 36.0

Gainful Employment Information

Effective July 1, 2011, the Department of Education requires schools with Gainful Employment programs to disclose certain information about them. Information below is based on the period July 1 2011 - June 30, 2012 (2011-2012 Award Year).
Program Name
Automotive Collision
Program Length
30 weeks
Cost of Entire Program
 
  
Total Tuition & Fees Required
$5,256.00
  
Books & Supplies 
$600.00
  
Total Annual Room & Board Charges for Living on Campus
 
  
Additional Cost
$1,470.00
Debt at Program Completion
 
  
Median Federal Student Loan Debt
$
  
Median Private Loan Debt
$
  
Median Institutional Financial Plan Debt
$
Completion Rate
100%
Job Placement Rate
100%
Name & US Dept of Labor's Standard Occupational Classification (SOC) Code for the occupations that the program prepares students to enter.
49-3021 Automotive Body and Related Repairers
Links to the Occupational Profiles on the US Dept of Labor's O*NET
Website or its successor site. 
http://www.onetonline.org/link/summary/49-3021.00
Any other notes you want included Ex: students who continued with school
 

Instructors

Douglass Zuspann 515-574-1925 zuspann@iowacentral.edu  
Randy Weiss 515-574-1924 weiss@iowacentral.edu  
Andrew Carlson 515-574-1931 carlson_a@iowacentral.edu