Auto Collision Technician

  • Students learn how to clean and buffer car exteriors in the garage.

    Barry Tech | Engineering Technologies | Auto Collision Technician in Long Island

  • About This Course

    This course provides practical instruction in basic auto body repair and continues on to advanced techniques and technology. In the second year, students will estimate repair costs on vehicles, perform the repairs for actual customers, and are expected to meet or surpass industry standards. This program integrates environment sustainability and current health issues into the curriculum through lessons on specific regulations for the control of hazardous air pollutants. Students will learn NYSDEC/EPA regulations regarding paints and equipment. New, more environmentally friendly paints and processes are also integrated into the curriculum. Through the use of I-CAR’s Professional Development Program (PDP) curriculum, students will graduate with a Platinum designation, making them highly employable.

  • Students Will Learn How to:

    • Use auto body plastics
    • Work with specialized equipment and spray paints
    • Restore cars to their original condition
    • Customize (an increasingly popular part of the field)


    They Will Also Learn Techniques in:

    • Sheet metal straightening
    • Sheet metal alignment
    • Plastic repair
    • Painting and refinishing
    • Compounding and polishing
    • Diagnosing and measuring damage
    • Estimating repairs

  • Course available: Grades 11–12
    Course length: 2 years/CDOS Eligible 
    Location: Barry Tech


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