Blue Ridge Community College Collision Repair class working on a car

About Our Program

Blue Ridge Community College’s state-of-the-art collision repair facility utilizes the most up-to-date equipment to effectively train students in proper vehicle repair and replacement procedures. Students gain the proper knowledge and ability to return a damaged automobile back to its pre-loss condition, as well as how to safely operate and maintain equipment and tools. During the program, students obtain multiple industry recognized certifications.

Blue Ridge Community College Collision Repair class working on a carOur campus facility is one of only two frame equipment training facilities in North Carolina certified by Chief Collison Technology. Students have the opportunity to gain Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) certifications as a Platinum Pro Level 1 non-structural steel technician and Platinum Pro Level 1 refinish technician. Students also have the opportunity to attend a two-day refinish certification seminar at Axalta Coating Systems Training Center.

What it is about

Instructor and students in protective suits, masks in car collision repair lab; instructor uses equipment to spray paint the car finshThe Collision Repair and Refinishing Program prepares students with the knowledge of original equipment manufacturers (OEM) and industry certified repair procedures so they can return the vehicle to its pre-accident condition and integrity. Topics include estimation and damage analysis; collision facility workflow processes and customer service; non-structural and structural damage analysis; refinish preparation; the refinishing process; and more.

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