Automotive Body Repair


Auto Body Repair - Course No. 8679

Auto Body Repair - Course No. 8680

Eligible CERTIFICATION/License:

  • Automotive Service Excellence Certifications in:

    • Mechanical

    • Automotive Refinishing

    • Collision Repair (Structural)

    • Collision Repair (Non-Structural)


Collision Repair and Refinishing is a 2-year program that studies the repair and refinishing of a wrecked vehicle. First year students spend approximately 60% of instructional time in the shop practicing repairs on panels and shop simulators. As we near the end of the school year, depending on time, some “live” automobiles will be repaired.


  • Some field trips the class offers include visiting automotive shops, dealerships, car shows, and NHRA drag races.

  • Students will learn on state of the art equipment that is currently being used by auto body professionals in the industry.

  • Students will have the opportunity to work on their own vehicles.

  • The class partners with many local shops and dealerships and has received many donations ranging from tools to automobiles.

About the instructor:

My Name is Graham Robinson, and I have been painting cars since the early 1990s. I have been employed at the ACE Center since 2010. I am very passionate about cars and sharing the knowledge that I have with the young men and woman I teach.

Questions? Email me: garobinson