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Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing

Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Academy - PSAV 1,400 clock hours (16 months to complete)
Get state-of-the-art training to become a qualified technician in the auto body repair industry. Topics include estimating, automotive painting, nonstructural and structural repair, welding and cutting, plastic repair, refinishing, and mechanical and electrical repair. Classes are held during the day from 8:00am until 2:00pm, Monday through Friday. This program can apply toward the AS degree in industrial management.

Next Program Start Date:
August 2018

Class Times
Monday - Friday 8 am - 2 pm

Program Costs

The cost of the program covers tuition, lab fees, materials, tools, tool box, uniform, books, an ASE test and platinum level I-CAR tests. Please see our Schedule,Tuition and Fees webpage for an itemized breakdown of these costs.

ASE Certification
Prior to graduation, all students sit for one or more of the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification exams and two I-CAR exams. Graduation is not dependent upon passing these tests.     

Contact Information:
We would be delighted to have you tour our classrooms and meet our faculty.
Contact Steve Conti at sconti@hccfl.edu or (813) 253-7589 for details.
Career Exploration:
We have many workforce programs which might fit your interests.
Contact Suzie Schneer at sschneer@hccfl.edu or 813-253-7858 to explore what they might be.
Mark Poling, Student Services Advising Generalist
Ybor City Campus Workforce Training Center
5610 East Columbus Drive Tampa, FL 33619
Email mpoling@hccfl.edu