Auto Body/Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology CC

Automotive and Welding Department | C.P.C.C. Career Pathway Certificate of Completion | 6 months

Earn a certificate in Auto Body/Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology from Clackamas Community College and gain pro-level I-CAR non-structural or refinish technician certifications.

Learn how to repair and refinish cars under real-world working conditions in a well-equipped modern shop facility in Clackamas Community College’s Auto Body/Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program. Take advantage of the combination of intensive theory and practical lab experience tailored to help you gain the skills for a career in the automotive industry. You can use your certificate to find entry-level positions in the automotive industry or continue on and earn your two-year degree. Take a tour of the auto bays and come meet the instructors today!

Need auto repair for your car?

Simply fill out our Automotive Repair Application and return it back to us. All vehicles used in our academic automotive programs are selected by instructors depending on their individual training needs. Contact Jessica Matthews at or 503-594-3049 if you have any questions.

Auto Body/Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology CC

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Description and Outcomes

Auto Body/Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology Core Requirements

Complete the following Core Requirements
  • AB-112
  • Collision Repair Welding I
  • 2
  • AB-113
  • Collision Repair I/Nonstructural
  • 6
  • AB-123
  • Collision Repair Welding II
  • 2
  • AB-133
  • Collision Repair II/Structural
  • 6
  • AB-149
  • Collision Repair Estimating I
  • 2
  • AB-150
  • Collision Repair Computerized Estimating - Audatex
  • 2
  • AB-222
  • Collision Repair III/Advanced Structural
  • 6
  • ABR-125
  • Collision Repair/Refinishing I
  • 6
  • ABR-127
  • Collision Repair/Refinishing II
  • 6
  • ABR-129
  • Collision Repair/Refinishing III
  • 6
Total Credits Required: 44

Contact Us

Dustin Bates

Department Chair, Welding Instructor


Barlow Hall 259 and Training Center 112