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Automotive Collision Repair

Got dreams about working with cars?

We all want our cars running well and looking presentable. But crashes, sometimes major ones, happen every day. Parkland College Automotive Collision Repair programs give you the hands-on, professional-level experience* you need to safely and completely repair, replace, and refinish damaged auto body parts. Our graduates earn top dollar in collision repair facilities across the country.

Formal training backed by national certification

Collision Repair Certificates:
    Collision Repair Technician | 43 semester hours
    Estimating | 8 semester hours
    Refinishing | 8.5 semester hours
    Welding | 8 semester hours
    Automotive Design | 8 semester hours
Courses you'll take:
  • Unibody Collision Repair
  • Electrical Analysis
  • Mechanical Analysis
  • Unibody Construction, Estimating,and Measuring
  • Glass, Plastic, Trim, and Structural Repair
  • Vehicle Prep/Top Coat Application
  • Custom Automotive Upholstery
  • Custom Refinish Techniques
  • Advanced Structural Repair
  • Advanced Vehicle Systems
  • Advanced Refinish Techniques
  • Basic Refrigeration
  • Welding
  • Work Experience
* AAS program includes work experience and preparation for I-CAR Professional Development exam credentials

Parkland advantage
  • State of the art facility: Parkhill Applied Technology Center
  • Today's high-tech equipment for diagnostics, electronic measurement, computerization
  • Work Experience
Follow your dream
Go for it, but do it the right way. Don't waste your time or money on big-name tech institutes when you can get top-notch auto collision training that make you industry-marketable, right from the start, at Parkland College. 

Learn more. Call 217/373-3838 or email us.

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