Collision Technology, Advanced Certificate

College(s):

Kennedy-King

Program Code: 0133

Program Requirements

Required Program Core
AUTOTEC 102Introduction to Collision Technology4
AUTOTEC 107Automotive Body Welding4
AUTOTEC 117Auto Body Reconstruction I3
AUTOTEC 118Auto Body Repainting I3
AUTOTEC 119Automotive Body Detailing5
AUTOTEC 121Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I4
AUTOTEC 122Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II4
AUTOTEC 217Auto Body Reconstruction II3
AUTOTEC 218Auto Body Repainting II3
AUTOTEC 220Collision Estimating4
AUTOTEC 223Auto Body Repainting III3
Total Hours40

Pathway

This is an example course sequence for students interested in earning an Advanced Certificate in Collision Technology. It does not represent a contract, nor does it guarantee course availability. If this pathway is followed as outlined, you will earn an Advanced Certificate.

Semester-by-Semester Program Plan for Full-Time Students

All plans can be modified to fit the needs of part-time students by adding more semesters.

Plan of Study Grid
Semester 1Hours
AUTOTEC 102 Introduction to Collision Technology 4
AUTOTEC 107 Automotive Body Welding 4
AUTOTEC 117 Auto Body Reconstruction I 3
AUTOTEC 217 Auto Body Reconstruction II 3
 Hours14
Semester 2
AUTOTEC 121 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I 4
AUTOTEC 122 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II 4
AUTOTEC 220 Collision Estimating 4
 Hours12
Semester 3
AUTOTEC 118 Auto Body Repainting I 3
AUTOTEC 218 Auto Body Repainting II 3
AUTOTEC 223 Auto Body Repainting III 3
AUTOTEC 119 Automotive Body Detailing 5
 Hours14
 Total Hours40

Choose your courses with your College Advisor.

Careers

This program can prepare students for the jobs listed below. Click on each one to learn more, including average earnings, annual job openings, and how much education people in that field have. For additional guidance and resources on career options, current City Colleges students and alumni can contact the Career Services Office.

 
 

Automotive Body and Related Repairers

Job Description

Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

Salary Based on Experience Level

Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County

Lightcast earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.

Annual Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$31,782
Median 50th Percentile$49,923
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$81,547

Hourly Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$15
Median 50th Percentile$24
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$39

Annual Job Openings

219 annual openings in Cook County

National Education Attainment

Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.

Degree Program% of Jobs
A high school diploma or less65.34%
A certificate34.65%
Some college0.00%
An Associate degree0.00%
A Bachelor's degree0.00%
A Master's or Professional degree0.00%
A Doctoral degree or more0.00%

0.00% continue their education beyond an associate degree

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Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

Job Description

Replace or repair broken windshields and window glass in motor vehicles.

Salary Based on Experience Level

Take a look at the average hourly/annual earnings for this career in Cook County

Lightcast earnings figures are based on OES data from the BLS and include base rate, cost of living allowances, guaranteed pay, hazardous-duty pay, incentive pay (including commissions and bonuses), on-call pay, and tips.

Annual Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$34,049
Median 50th Percentile$53,633
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$81,740

Hourly Wages

Entry-Level 10th Percentile$16
Median 50th Percentile$26
Senior-Level 90th Percentile$39

Annual Job Openings

6 annual openings in Cook County

National Education Attainment

Here, you can see the level of education that people in this career complete.

Degree Program% of Jobs
A high school diploma or less98.62%
A certificate1.37%
Some college0.00%
An Associate degree0.00%
A Bachelor's degree0.00%
A Master's or Professional degree0.00%
A Doctoral degree or more0.00%

0.00% continue their education beyond an associate degree

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