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Automotive Collision Repair Student Working on Front End of Car in Denver, CO

Automotive Collision Repair involves repairing and restoring the bodies of vehicles of all types, including metal work, welding and painting. Automotive Collision Repair technicians also do custom body work – designing and modifying old and new vehicles.

Our program will give you hands-on experience in our state-of-the-art facility. 

ACT 1010 Safety in Collision Repair
ACT 1041 Refinishing Safety
ACT 1011 Metal Welding and Cutting I
ACT 2011 Metal Welding and Cutting II
ACT 1070 Auto Collision Tech Lab Exp I
ACT 1021 Non-Structural Repair Preparation
ACT 1022 Panel Repair and Replacements
ACT 1023 Metal Finishing & Body Filling
ACT 1051 Plastics & Adhesives I
ACT 2051 Plastics & Adhesives II
ACT 1042 Surface Preparation I
ACT 1043 Spray Equipment Operation
ACT 1044 Refinishing I
ACT 2041 Paint Defects
ACT 2043 Refinishing II
ACT 1071 Auto Collision Tech Lab ll
ACT 1031 Structural Damage Diagnosis
ACT 1032 Structural Damage Repair
ACT 2005 Estimating and Shop Management
ACT 1072 Auto Collision Tech Lab lll

Program details

Approximate Cost: $7,495

(additional materials and book fees may apply)

This program qualifies for Financial Aid.

Part-Time Program Length: 18 months

Program START DATES

2024 Start Dates
Part-Time: 10/24/2024

WHAT CAN YOU DO WITH YOUR CERTIFICATE?

  • Auto Collision Estimator
  • Work in auto repair, body shops, custom shops, and car dealerships
  • Restoration 
  • Insurance Estimator
  • Other potential career paths include jobs in custom painting and graphics, non-structural repairs, service advising, and insurance adjustment.

MORE INFORMATION

  • Confirm payment. For more information regarding payment arrangements, click here.
  • Get your student ID. You can get your student ID at Treasury or Branch Campus (1205 Osage St.) after payment is confirmed.
  • The program is offered at our Branch Campus: 1205 Osage St, Denver, CO 80203
  • There is a Mandatory Orientation for this program. 
  • The program is delivered at a quick pace, without breaks between classes. The program is technically intense at times. A firm grasp of computer knowledge is required.
    • Basic computer skills, including file management in a Windows operating system, are necessary for successful completion of coursework.
    • Keyboarding skills are necessary for successful completion of coursework.
  • The program is delivered in a hybrid format. Meaning some of your instruction, class time, and coursework will be completed at home and some will be done in the classroom.
    • Students are expected to be in a learning environment doing coursework for the duration of class time. Students are not allowed to work during scheduled class hours.
    • Your instructor will inform you of your on-site class hours and provide you with your virtual Google Meet link a week before class starts.
  • Due to the delivery, this program will require computer use and internet access. If you need assistance obtaining technology, please contact student.success@emilygriffith.edu.
  • Assignments completed virtually will be done using our learning system, Moodle. You will not be able to access Moodle until you have paid for your classes.

For Moodle tech support, please email help@emilygriffith.edu

  • You are required to purchase the following book:
    • Auto Body Repair Technology, 6th Edition
    • Author: James E. Duffy
    • ISBN #: 978-1133702856
  • Be prepared to purchase supplies such as:
    • Boots (steel toe not required)
    • Leather work gloves
    • Jeans or canvas pants (no holes)
    • T-shirt or work shirt
    • Z87-approved Safety glasses
    • Air purifying respirator. Purchase at any paint store or auto parts store, or online at www.AutoBodyToolmart.com or www.Eastwood.com
    • Pen/pencil

You must follow all school policies for in-person and virtual learning at all times.

The Code of Conduct and other program policies will be reviewed in class.

The Student Success Center provides you access to services such as tutoring, disability support services, health and wellness resources, and classroom support.

  • You are not allowed to miss more than 30% of the course hours; if you miss more than 10% of the course hours a referral will be made to your Student Success Coordinator.
    • This resets at each course throughout the program and this includes arriving late and leaving early
    • Tradiness for over 30 minutes without notification may result in being sent home
    • Multiple absences or tardies will result in a failing grade and removal from the program
  • Missed hours cannot be made-up. You will need to re-enroll in a future cohort.
    • Enrollment in future cohorts is dependent on pending space and availability.
  • Student IDs must be worn at all times while on school property and during any off-campus school activities.
  • Pants must be worn at the waist (no sagging pants).
  • Sunglasses are not to be worn during school hours, unless outside.
  • Odors from smoke, excessive perspiration, perfume, or other sources are not acceptable and will not be tolerated. Odors can be disruptive and even cause physical symptoms to clients and other students.
  • Students not following the dress code will be asked to change or leave. Being asked to leave will count as missed time.

Payment and Student ID:

  • Confirm payment. For more information regarding payment arrangements, click here.
  • Get your student ID. You can get your student ID at Treasury or Branch Campus (1205 Osage St.) after payment is confirmed.

Program Structure and Delivery:

  • The program is offered at our Branch Campus: 1205 Osage St, Denver, CO 80203
  • There is a Mandatory Orientation for this program. 
  • The program is delivered at a quick pace, without breaks between classes. The program is technically intense at times. A firm grasp of computer knowledge is required.
    • Basic computer skills, including file management in a Windows operating system, are necessary for successful completion of coursework.
    • Keyboarding skills are necessary for successful completion of coursework.
  • The program is delivered in a hybrid format. Meaning some of your instruction, class time, and coursework will be completed at home and some will be done in the classroom.
    • Students are expected to be in a learning environment doing coursework for the duration of class time. Students are not allowed to work during scheduled class hours.
    • Your instructor will inform you of your on-site class hours and provide you with your virtual Google Meet link a week before class starts.
  • Due to the delivery, this program will require computer use and internet access. If you need assistance obtaining technology, please contact student.success@emilygriffith.edu.
  • Assignments completed virtually will be done using our learning system, Moodle. You will not be able to access Moodle until you have paid for your classes.

For Moodle tech support, please email help@emilygriffith.edu

Textbooks and Supplies:

  • You are required to purchase the following book:
    • Auto Body Repair Technology, 6th Edition
    • Author: James E. Duffy
    • ISBN #: 978-1133702856
  • Be prepared to purchase supplies such as:
    • Boots (steel toe not required)
    • Leather work gloves
    • Jeans or canvas pants (no holes)
    • T-shirt or work shirt
    • Z87-approved Safety glasses
    • Air purifying respirator. Purchase at any paint store or auto parts store, or online at www.AutoBodyToolmart.com or www.Eastwood.com
    • Pen/pencil

Program Policies and Expectations:

  • You must follow all school policies for in-person and virtual learning at all times.
    The Code of Conduct and other program policies will be reviewed in class.

Academic Support:
The Student Success Center provides you with access to services such as tutoring, disability support services, health and wellness resources, and classroom support.

Attendance:

  • You are not allowed to miss more than 30% of the course hours; if you miss more than 10% of the course hours a referral will be made to your Student Success Coordinator.
    • This resets at each course throughout the program and this includes arriving late and leaving early
    • Tradiness for over 30 minutes without notification may result in being sent home
    • Multiple absences or tardies will result in a failing grade and removal from the program
  • Missed hours cannot be made-up. You will need to re-enroll in a future cohort.
    • Enrollment in future cohorts is dependent on pending space and availability.

Dress Code:

  • Student IDs must be worn at all times while on school property and during any off-campus school activities.
  • Pants must be worn at the waist (no sagging pants).
  • Sunglasses are not to be worn during school hours, unless outside.
  • Odors from smoke, excessive perspiration, perfume, or other sources are not acceptable and will not be tolerated. Odors can be disruptive and even cause physical symptoms to clients and other students.
  • Students not following the dress code will be asked to change or leave. Being asked to leave will count as missed time.
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