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Collision Repair

Collision Repair

Program Highlights
I-CAR Certified Technician | Mechanical and Electrical Components | Nonstructural Analysis and Damage Repair | Painting and Refinishing | Plastics and Adhesives | Structural Analysis and Damage Repair

Program Description
Work on vehicles requiring frame and body straightening, welding, refinishing, and painting. Your training will include replacing glass, installing upholstery, estimating costs of parts, labor, and preparation of insurance forms.

Career Pathways
  • Auto Body Repair Technician
  • Fabricator
  • Refinishing Technician
  • Sheet Metal Welder

With Additional Training:

  • Auto Body Parts Manager
  • Auto Glass Specialist
  • Automobile Manufacturing
  • Custom Paint Specialist
  • Frame Repair Specialist
  • Independent Auto Body Repairperson
  • Insurance Damage Estimator

Teacher Information

Mr. Brian Wahl
Collision Repair Instructor
Phone: (440) 774-1051 ext. 22304

Industry Credentials

Program of Study

Junior Year Courses
Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Science: 1 Credit
Elective: .5 or 1 Credit

Senior Year Courses
Lab: 3 Credits
English: 1 Credit
Math: 1 Credit
Elective: .5 or 1 Credit
Electives are subject to availability and will be scheduled through your counselor. 

Program Fees
Collision Repair I
Tool Kits - $168.00
Student Fees - N/A
Total Cost- $168.00 (waived for students enrolled in free/reduced lunch program as of September 30)

Collision Repair II
Tool Kits - N/A
Student Fees - N/A
Total Cost - N/A

Competency Profile
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College Credits
Math, English, Social Studies, and other courses that offer dual high school and college credits are also offered on the JVS campus through partnerships with Lorain County Community College and Oberlin College. Upon meeting specific criteria, students have the opportunity to earn various types of college credit for career technical courses taken at Lorain County JVS. Students also have the opportunity to participate in Ohio’s College Credit Plus program. College credit opportunities vary by program and are subject to change.

Student Organizations
Students are encouraged to become involved with the career-technical student organizations related to their programs, such as SkillsUSA. These organizations help develop leadership skills, cooperation, social interactions, and good citizenship. All members have opportunities to participate in regional, state, and national competitions to showcase their skills and earn college scholarships. Students who excel academically and have a commitment to community service may become a member of the National-Technical Honor Society.

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Employment Resources
Strong partnerships between the JVS and business and industry help students gain work experience through work-based learning experiences, the JVS Summer Internship Program, and senior early job placement. The JVS is committed to helping successful graduates find employment in their career field. A detailed explanation of the student eligibility requirements for these experiences is included in the student handbook.

The JVS maintains an online job board to help connect students and alumni to local employment opportunities. The JVS website also hosts links to online resources for labor market data, as well as statewide and national career information

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