Collision Repair Technology

Like working with cars? Don't want to go to college? YOU can have a successful career in the Collision Repair Industry with no degree required! Learn all the entry-level skills you need at Pioneer to get started.  Experienced technicians earn $35,000 to $70,000 per year in North Central Ohio.

Skills Learned

  • Welding
  • Small Panel Repairs
  • Painting & Refinishing
  • Brakes
  • Diesel Engines
  • Electrical
  • Preventative Maintenance
  • Suspension & Steering
  • State & Federal OSHA
  • Safety Regulations
  • Cost Estimating
  • Shop Management
  • Frame & Body Straightening
  • Plastic Parts Repair
  • Glass Replacement & Installation
  • Customer Service

College Credits

College Credits available through Columbus State College and Stark State College.

Program Highlights

  • Analyze, estimate, repair and replace the body and frame of vehicles
  • Repair, paint and refinish panel surfaces using modern welding, metal finishing and painting procedures
  • Utilize professional techniques of metal and plastic panel repair

Career Focus

Prepared for further education, certifications and entry-level employment in auto collision repair.

Opportunities:

  • New Car & Truck Dealerships
  • Independent Body Repair Garages
  • Manufacturer Painter & Welder
  • Windshield & Glass Installer
  • Auto Parts & Paint Stores
  • Entrepreneurship

Collision Repair Technology