Design, Manufacturing, Construction & Applied Technologies

Design, Manufacturing, Construction & Applied Technologies

Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology

From expert repairs to extreme customs, demand is high for auto body experts. In this program, you master repair and modification techniques and prepare to take the I-CAR welding test. Your education at ACC can qualify you to work in large and small auto body shops, auto dealerships, parts retailers and suppliers, and insurance agencies.

Job Titles & Career Information

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  • Automotive Body and Related Repairers

    Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.

    Hourly Wage: $18.87

    Currently Employed: 752

    Projections:

    752 people are employed as Automotive Body and Related Repairers. This number is expected to increase by 8.38% over the next four years.

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  • Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers

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

    Hourly Wage: $19.45

    Currently Employed: 133

    Projections:

    133 people are employed as Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers. This number is expected to increase by 8.27% over the next four years.

    Austin Community College MSA Map

Data analysis of traditional and real-time labor market information (LMI) provided in collaboration with Emsi (Economic Modeling Specialists International), a CareerBuilder company.

Program Map

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Awards in This Program

Associate of Applied Science

  • Auto Body Collision Repair & Refinishing

Certificate Level 1

  • Auto Body Collision Repair & Refinishing- Collision Repair
  • Auto Body Collision Repair & Refinishing- Body Refinishing

Certificate Level 3

  • Auto Body & Refinishing ESC

Which Award Path is Right for You?

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ACC offers a variety of degree and certificate options to get you ready for the next step in your academic and career journey. Choosing the right award path is an important first step to reach your goals.