Automotive Department

Automotive programs at Clackamas Community College offer students multi-level training for employment in high demand automotive fields. Our programs include Autobody Collision Repair/Refinishing and Automotive Service Technology courses. Students can earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree (AAS Degree), a Career Pathway Certificate in Auto Body Collision Repair/Refinishing or a Career Pathway Certificate in Automotive Service Technology.  We also offer regional high school programs on our Oregon City campus.

CCC’s Auto Body Collision Repair/Refinishing program utilizes the latest offerings from Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR), providing a combination of classroom and hands-on practice. Students can achieve multiple industry-recognized Certifications in the Collision Repair field.

CCC’s Auto Service Technology program provides a combination of classroom theory and hands-on practice in alignment with National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) standards. All of our Instructors are certified through the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE).

CCC’s High School program offers basic courses in automotive technology.  Our small engine repair program is nationally accredited by the Equipment & Engine Training Council (EETC).


  • 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.

Automotive Programs

A.A.S. Associates of Applied Science degrees (Two years)

C.C. Certificates of Completion (Less than one year)

Explore Industrial Technology + Automotive!

Get ready to help build the world and keep it running with the Industrial Technology and Automotive educational focus area at CCC. You will work with state-of-the-art equipment and get hands-on training to prepare you to enter the workforce.


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