Collision Repair Technology


Our Collision Repair Technology program will provide you with the specialized skills you’ll need for entry-level jobs in the collision repair and refinishing trade. You will receive the best training and instruction in repair and refinish work, beginning with basic applications and progressing to heavy collision repairs requiring major body and frame alignment and panel replacement. This includes areas of specialty training, which we’ve listed below.

The education and experience you’ll gain from the program will serve you the rest of your career. It also satisfies many of the requirements necessary for a Career Certificate or graduation from Hinds Community College with an Associate of Applied Science Degree.

Areas of Specialty Training
  • Glass Replacement
  • Welding
  • Replacement of Hardware and Trim Items
  • Cosmetic Repair
  • Structural Repair
  • Roof and Fiberglass Repair
  • Vehicle Painting
  • Shop Management Techniques
  • Collision Analysis and Estimation
  • Rankin
  • Raymond
  • Utica

Important Program Information

  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Career Certificate
  • Technical Certificate
Sample Curriculum
Course Hours
Structural Analysis & Damage Repair I 6
Structural Analysis & Damage Repair II 3
Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair I 3
Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair II 6
Refinishing I 3
Refinishing II 3
Mechanical and Electrical Components I 3
Mechanical and Electrical Components II 3
Total Hours 30
Course Hours
Structural Analysis & Damage Repair III 3
Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair III 3
Refinishing III 6
Approved Technical Electives 3
Total Hours (includes career certificate course hours) 45
Course Hours
Technical English or English Composition I 3–4
Public Speaking I or Interpersonal Communication 3
Social/Behavioral Science Elective 3
Humanities/Fine Arts Elective 3
Mathematics/Science Elective 3–4
Total Hours (includes career and technical certificate course hours) 60–62

Next Steps


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We are here to guide you through the enrollment process and help you make a smooth transition to Hinds. We invite you to contact us with any questions regarding your admissions and enrollment.


Jerry Cox
Collision Repair Technology Instructor
Kelsey Dotson
Collision Repair Technology Instructor

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