Auto Body Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology CC

Automotive Department | CC - Certificate of Completion | 1 year

Join the Auto Body/Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology program at 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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Auto Body/Collision Repair Refinishing

Complete the following Auto Body/Collision Repair Refinishing Core Requirements
  • AB-113
  • Collision Repair I/Nonstruct
  • 6
  • AB-123
  • Collision Repair Welding II
  • 2
  • AB-133
  • Collision Rep II/Structural
  • 6
  • AB-149
  • Collision Repair Estimating I
  • 2
  • AB-150
  • Coll Repair Comp Est-Audatex
  • 2
  • AB-222
  • Col Repair III/ADV Structural
  • 6
  • ABR-125
  • Collision Repair/Refinishing I
  • 6
  • ABR-127*
  • Collision Repair/Refinish II
  • 6
  • ABR-129
  • Collision Repair/Refinish III
  • 6

Program requirements: Current enrollment in or successful completion of AB-112 Collision Repair Welding I and ABR-125 Collision Repair Refinishing I Must be completed or in progress prior to enrolling in ABR-127 Collision Repair Refinishing.
Total Credits Required: 42