Collision Auto Repair - Paint and Refinish Technology Option (CAR.PRT.CT)
Engineering/Manufacturing and Industrial Technology
Auburn Hills Campus
The Collision Auto Repair certificate programs offered at Oakland Community College prepare students to meet the technical skills competency standards required for employment, as identified by the National Automotive Technical Education Foundation (NATEF). In addition to courses designed to prepare students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) national certification test, English, Speech and Mathematics are also required to satisfy employer expectations.
Internships are an integral part of the technical education experience, supplementing the classroom and laboratory courses with hands-on work alongside local professionals. Oakland Community College offers two Collision Auto Repair certificates which provide foundational and advanced courses in preparation for successful employment as Collision Repair Technicians:
- Graduates will qualify for employment in the collision repair industry
- Provide specific technical training for industry employers
- Respond to the OCC CAR Advisory Committee recommendations
- Form articulation agreements with area high school collision repair programs
|CAR 1100||Automotive Detailing and Prep||4|
|CAR 1600||Paint and Refinish I||4|
|CAR 1700||Paint and Refinish II||4|
|CAR 1800||Paint and Refinish III||4|
|CAR 1900||Advanced Paint Seminar||2|
|COM 1290||Interpersonal Communication||3|
|ENG 14501||Writing and Reading for Problem Solving||3|
|Complete one of the following math options:||0-4|
|Preparation for Algebra||4|
Placement into MAT 1100 or higher
|Total Credit Hours||24-28|
Prospective transfer students should substitute ENG 1510.
Modular Curriculum Version Recommended.