Collision Auto Repair

Collision Auto Repair

Looking for a way to enter the high-demand and high-paying collision repair industry?

There are three Collision Auto Repair certificate options to choose from, Non-Structural Repair Technology, Paint and Refinish Technology and Detailer/Painter Assistant.  Students will work with the latest industry related tools and equipment to prepare them for this ever-changing field.

Students will earn I-CAR certifications during classes and upon completion of program will be Platinum Certified in Paint and Refinish or Non-Structural Repair.  Successful completion of the program will also prepare students to become State of Michigan and ASE nationally certified. 

Did you know? Average income for production technicians has again increased since the previous survey, from $51,312 to $52,997, competitive with similar skilled trades and higher than most.

Nineteen percent reported earnings of $70,000 or higher, showing an attractive earning potential as a collision repair technician. *Collision Auto Repair Education Foundation 

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This program is offered on the Auburn Hills Campus.

Prospective students must meet standard OCC eligibility requirements – there is an open admissions policy and placement tests and new student orientation are required in most cases. Students should meet with an OCC counselor before attempting this plan of study.


"OCC gave me the knowledge and experience to turn my goals into reality." - Ta'Darius T, Waterford, MI