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Maryland CTE Program of Study

Autobody/Collision Repair Technician (NATEF)

The Autobody/Collision Repair Technician program combines technical, academic and workplace skills in an integrated curriculum in accordance with the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR ), National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF), and Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) guidance and directives. The program consists of the following courses: Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair, Paint and Refinishing, and Structural Analysis and Damage Repair. Each course has a NATEF end-of-course assessment providing students the opportunity to earn ASE student achievement recognition certification and college credit.

CTE Course Sequence

Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair

This course provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the written NATEF Collision Repair and Refinishing End-of Program Exam for Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair (B3) and immediately enter a career in this area and/or attend postsecondary education and/or training.

Paint and Refinishing

This course provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the written NATEF Painting and Refinishing End-of-Program Exam for Paint and Refinishing and immediately enter a career in this area and/or attend postsecondary education and/or training.

Structural Analysis and Damage Repair

OPTIONAL--
This course provides the student with the knowledge and skills necessary to pass the written NATEF Structural Analysis and Damage Repair Exam Structural Analysis & Damage Repair and immediately enter a career in this area and/or attend postsecondary education and/or training.

Additional Program Advantages

Program Affiliate

Community College of Baltimore County

CCBC- Transportation

Program Recognition

National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation

NATEF

Student Organization

SkillsUSA

SkillsUSA

Technical Skill Assessment

Painting and Refinishing
Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Non-structural Analysis and Damage Repair
Mechanical and Electrical

ASE