Collision Repair Technology


If you have a love for cars, a steady hand and an eye for detail, you might find a career in Collision Repair. The Collision Repair Technology is designed to introduce and train the student to analyze and estimate vehicles for repairing vehicles to pre accident condition. During the training students will learn how to operate hand tools, power tools, welders and shop equipment used in the collision trade. With this training; students will learn how to repair dents in sheet metal, repair composite materials, measure and pull frames, collision mechanical and refinish vehicles using spray equipment bringing the vehicle to pre-accident condition.

The Collision Repair Technology program is a National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) certified program and is approved by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (ASEEF). ASEEF offers five certification areas in the Collision trade.


Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time
Typical Program Length 16 Months
Clock Hours 1,728
Class Type Day
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $6,087.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $769.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Non-Structural Assistant432Certificate
Non-Structural and Structural Assistant864Certificate
Collision Repair Technician 1296Diploma
Automotive Refinishing Technician1296Diploma
Collision Repair and Refinishing Technician1728Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
1100 Liberty Street
Knoxville, TN 37919


First Trimester: 
CRT 0001 Worker Characteristic
CRT 1010 Safety
CRT 1020 Related Math
CRT 1030 Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Second Trimester: 
CRT 0002 Worker Characteristic
CRT 2010 Advanced Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
CRT 2020 Welding
CRT 2030 Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
Third Trimester: 
CRT 0003 Worker Characteristic
CRT 3010 Advanced Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
CRT 3020 Mechanical and Electrical Components
CRT 3040 Workplace Skills
Fourth Trimester: 
CRT 0004 Worker Characteristic
CRT 4010 Painting and Refinishing


Painting and Refinishing (ASE)
Structural Analysis and Damage Repair (ASE)
Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair (ASE)
Mechanical and Electrical (ASE)
Estimating (ASE)
EPA 6H Spray Painter Certificate
SP2 Collision Repair Pollution Prevention
SP2 Collision Repair Hazardous Material Handling
SP2 Collision Repair Safety
SP2 Land That Job Interview Skills
SP2 Mechanical Repair Safety
OSHA 10 General Industry Course


Mauri Jonquet
Chad Crum

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