Automotive Collision Technology Technician

Program Details

Program Description:

Industry Certification: Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) Collision Repair & Refinish:
B2 – Painting and Refinishing

Train to beAutomotive Body Repairer, Finishing Technician.

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; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem-solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the Transportation, Distribution and Logistics career cluster.
The content includes but is not limited to basic trade skills; refinishing skills; sheet metal repair skills; frame and unibody squaring and aligning; use 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.

Articulation: May be available toward credits at Florida public colleges/universities.
Speak with a career counselor for more information.

Job Placement Assistance: Maybe eligible for assistance through CareerSource Suncoast.

Start Date:

August, January


Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.
For more information: Contact Nicole Kirchberg: 941.751.7900 x 46161,


MTC Main Campus, 6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203

1. Apply to MTC at Submit your application to access your “To-Do List.” You are not accepted into the program after applying, you must complete your do list.
2. View the Main Campus Virtual Information Session video: Click Here (YouTube video)
3. Complete your “To-Do List” at
Note: The Basic Skills Assessment must be taken within 6 weeks of your admit date unless exemption criteria have been documented per State Statute. For exemption information, see the Student Handbook located here:

For more information: contact the Career Counselor : Call: 941.751.7900 or

Program #T401300    CIP# 0647060306

*Estimated Tuition, Lab, and Fees (includes administrative fee)


Additional Fees Due Prior to Pre-Admittance

Application Fee







Additional Required Items (Outside Vendor)

Dark Pants- black or navy blue – estimate


Dark Shoes – steel-toed preferred but not required – estimate


Mechanic style work gloves (ex: Harbor Freight) – estimate


*Estimated Total Cost of Program


Optional Fees

ASE B3 Test – Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair


ASE B4 Test – Structural Analysis and Damage Repair


*Prices are subject to change

Financial aid available depending on student’s eligibility.
All pre-admission fees are non-refundable and not covered by Financial Aid.
Prices are subject to change.

Textbook estimate. Current book list and prices.

Annual fees (charged each academic year from July 1—June 30).
Tuition is $2.92 per hour for Florida residents. Tuition is $11.71 per hour for Non-Florida residents.

Visit MTC Financial Aid page for more information.

Download Florida Department of Education: Frameworks (rtf)

Career Outlook:

49-3021.00       Automotive Body and Related Repairers
51-4122.00       Welding, Soldering, and Brazing Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders

Program Video

Testimonial Video

Program Facts

Job Placement Rate



1400 hrs (12 mos)


Main Campus


On-Campus, Day



Ready to Start Your Career? Have Questions?

Nicole Kirchberg

Career Counselor

6305 State Road 70 East, Bradenton, FL 34203
Call   941.751.7900 x 46161
Email: schedule an appointment:


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