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Louisiana Technical College

Collision Repair Technology


CIP 470603
Technical Diploma (TD),
Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS),
Technical Competency Area (TCA)

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NOTICE: Gulf Area Campus is currently not accepting applications for enrollment in this program.

Description | Employment Opportunities | Cost

Mission and Program Description:

The purpose of this program is to provide specialized instruction and practical shop experience to prepare students for employment in a variety of jobs in the field of Collision Repair Technology. The Collision Repair Technology program prepares individuals to repair modern vehicles. This includes identification and analysis of damage, measurement, straightening, welding, structural repair and replacement, corrosion, alignment, refinishing, trim and glass replacement, plastic repair, and working with electrical and mechanical components as they pertain to collision repair.

Length of Program:

60 Semester Credit Hours

Education Requirements:

Ability to Benefit 

Placement Exam Scores: Spring 2008 Program Placement Score Chart (PDF)
TD Program (Fall 07)

COMPASS Scores: Read 64; Math 31; Engl./Writ. 25
ACT Scores: Read 14; Math 16; Engl./Writ. 13

Approximate Total Cost of Books and Supplies:

Contact the Student Affairs Office of the campus of your choice

The objectives of the Collision Repair Technology program are to:

  • Provide training that assists students in acquiring the skills necessary for employment in the collision repair technology field.
  • Provide training that assists students to develop specific skills in areas such as the repair of frame and body, automotive trim and glass, plastic repair, basic metal alignment and finish.





An application or re-application fee and a testing fee per component are charged for each Application for Admission submitted.

Tuition is paid by the semester. (SEE - Tuition and Fees) Students are also required to purchase books and supplies separately. Contact your host campus for a complete projected cost of this program.

The college accepts cash, personal and company checks, MasterCard or Visa for all fees. A percentage of tuition and fees are refundable up to the tenth day of instruction. No refund will be made after the tenth day.