2020-2021 College Catalog

Automotive Collision Repair Assistant I TCC

Automotive Collision Repair Assistant I TCC (Major Code: AB51)

Program Description

The Automotive Collision Repair Assistant I certificate program prepares students for employment as assistants to lead and master technicians in an automotive collision repair shop. Topics covered include work safety, hand and power tools, basic component replacement, and automotive welding techniques.

Career Information


Automotive Body and Related Repairers

Career Projections

The number of jobs in this field is expected to increase by 10% nationally and 40% in the State of Georgia over the next several years. Estimated salaries in this field start at $30,000 a year.
Labor market data was compiled using Economic Modeling Specialists, international and is updated annually.

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Admission Requirements

General College Admissions Requirements

Program Contact Information

Joseph Little

Automotive Collision Repair Instructor

Academic Building C2314




Cosell Locklin

Automotive Collision Repair Instructor

Academic Building C2314



Program Length and Cost

Minimum Program Length in Semester Terms: 1 term

Credit Hours: 12

Estimated Program Cost: $2,734

Course Outline


Occupational Courses (12 Credits)

ACRP 1000Intro.to Auto Collision Repair


ACRP 1005Auto Repair & Replacement


ACRP 1015Fundamentalsof Auto Welding


Total Credit Hours: 12


Program Outcomes

1. Graduate should follow a methodical estimation and repair process while working in any collision repair shop
2. Graduate should display ability to seek and use technical information during collision repair processes
3. Graduate should display competence in collision repair vehicle preparation tasks
4. Graduate should pursue update training to maintain current knowledge on vehicle systems, components, and finishes
5. Graduate should communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs