Automotive Collision Technology Technician (T401300)
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster; the purpose of this program is to prepare students for employment as automotive body related repairers or automobile body repairers.
The content includes, but is not limited to, the following: basic trade skills; refinishing skills; sheet metal repair skills; frame and unibody squaring and aligning; user of fillers; paint systems and undercoats; related welding skills; related mechanical skills; trim-hardware maintenance; glass servicing, and other miscellaneous repairs. The course content should also include training in communication, leadership, human relations and employability skills; and safe, efficient work practices.
This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the Automotive industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, and health, safety and environmental issues.
George Stone Technical Center is a Certified National Automotive Training Education Foundation (NATEF) Center. Upon completion of the program, students are prepared to take the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) exams for ASE certification.
Program content includes the following courses:OCPsTitleCourseHoursAAutomotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Helper/AssistantARR0140150BAutomotive Collision Refinishing TechnicianARR0141450CNon-Structural Damage Repair TechnicianARR0312300DDamage Analysis and EstimatingARR002275EAutomotive Collision Welding, Cutting and JoiningARR011275FStructural Damage Repair TechnicianARR0295350Program Length:1400 Hours
George Stone Technical College has an open-enrollment policy. Provided there is seat availability in the desired class, the student may begin classes on the first Monday of each quarter.
Fall Enrollment Dates Spring Enrollment Dates August 10, 2023January 8, 2024 October 2, 2023 March 4, 2024
Status Times FrequencyFull Time - Day8:00AM - 1:30PMMTWRFPart Time - Day8:00AM - 10:30AMMTWRFPart Time - Day11:00AM - 1:30PMMTWRFFull Time - Evening
NOT AVAILABLEPart Time - Evening
Estimated for Florida Residents
Work boots and jumpsuit: $100
Salary Rate: $23,000 - $65,000
Pensacola Average: $36,660
State Average: $42,000
National Average: $38,380
Instructor Contact Information
Instructor: Kevin Wamsley
Phone: 850-941-6200 Ext. 2157
Location: Building 6, Room 601
Office hours: Monday through Thursday 7:30AM - 3:00PM and Friday 7:30AM - 2:30PM