Collision Repair


With the immense amount of technology that is packed into cars today it takes a lot of knowledge and training to keep cars safe and on the road.  Students at Utah Valley University will receive the knowledge and "hands on" training to enter one of  the many of career paths that Collision Repair involves.  Whether you want to be a repair technician, a painter, or an estimator; Utah Valley University has designed its curriculum to prepare graduates for the various paths in the Collision Repair industry.  

Collision skills


1st Year

  • Surface Preparation
  • Nonstructural Repair
  • Welding and Cutting
  • Panel Replacement and Adjustment
  • Blending, Tinting, and Detailing
  • Overall Refinishing and Problem Solving
  • Automotive Electrical Systems

2nd Year

  • Automotive HVAC
  • Collision Damage Reporting
  • Structural Damage Analysis
  • Structural Repair
  • Full and Partial Panel Replacement
  • Plastic Paintless Dent Repair
  • Mechanical Advanced Vehicle Systems
  • Bags Brakes Steering
  • Detailing and Custom Painting

Check out the Collision Labs

Degrees & Graduation Requirements

  • Certificate in Collision Repair Technology (30 credits)
  • Diploma in Collision Repair Technology (54 credits)
  • Associate in Applied Science in Collision Repair Technology (64 credits)
  • Bachelor of Science in Technology Management (124 credits)

Program Learning Outcomes

Take a look at  the available courses in the Catalog.

Degrees & Programs

Video Tutorials