The Automotive Collision Repair program at Manhattan Tech prepares students with the technical and interpersonal skills required for entry-level employment in the automotive collision repair field. The Kansas Automotive Collision Core Curriculum is based on the four NATEF core areas of certification, which will be delivered using the I-CAR Curriculum, the industry standard.
This program offers the students industry credentails upon completion in the following:
- I-Car Steel MIG Welding Certificate
- I-Car Platinum Level One Certification in Non-Structural Repair
- I-Car Platinum Level One Certification in Painting and Refinishing
- NATEF End of Program Testing and Certification
Graduates are ready for positions as entry-level non-structural repair, painting and refinishing specialists, and with experience, body shop estimators, body shop managers, as well as insurance adjusters.
This program aligns with the Kansas Board of Regents curriculum.