OTC’s Automotive Collision Repair Program will give you the knowledge and skills needed to pursue a career in the collision-repair industry. Work as a team and gain practical skills to complete challenging automotive repairs.
In the State of Missouri, automotive body technicians can earn $45,000 a year on average. That means you can make top dollar while helping people restore their damaged or worn vehicles.
Our program follows Automotive Service Excellence Education Foundation (NATEF) national guidelines with the aid of a technical advisory committee. In other words, we will help you quickly become a confident professional who knows your way around a vehicle and can accurately assess its needs. Course topics in our program include painting and refinishing preparation, damage repair metal welding, and cutting and structural repair. We offer an Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S.) and a Certificate of Achievement in Auto Collision Repair Technology. The A.A.S. degree provides you with well-rounded coursework while the certificate program is for those seeking a faster path to graduation.
The Auto Collision Repair Program meets the standard requirements of Automotive Standards of Excellence (ASE) and the NATEF.