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, CAR certificate completion will earn I-CAR ProLevel One Platinum Certification in Non-Structural Repair, which meet or exceed 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 four 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
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|CAR 1000||Damage Analysis, Estimating, and Customer Service||3|
|CAR 1200||Auto Body Fundamentals||4|
|CAR 1250||Plastic Repair and Refinishing||4|
|CAR 1300||Collision Welding||4|
|CAR 1350||Bolted-on Panel Replacement||4|
|CAR 1380||Aluminum Repair and Welding||4|
|CAR 1400||Welded-on Panel Replacement||4|
|CAR 1450||Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair: Co-Operative Internship||2|
|Total Credit Hours||29|
A minimum cumulative 2.00 grade point average (GPA) overall is required for graduation.