Program Overview

Career Objectives:

  • Complete a career goal card and essay yearly.
  • Purpose is to be sure students are aware of careers available and the path needed to reach their career goals.

Program Highlights:

  • Through the Collision Repair program, students have the opportunity to earn I-CAR gold class points. They will also prepare to obtain ASE certification after they have been working in the field for one year.

Curriculum and Occupational Titles:



  Damage Analysis

  Finish Coat Preparation/Analysis

  Sheet Metal/Panel Repair

  Panel/Component Replacement

  Vehicle Structural Repair

  Suspension Repair




  Knowledge is classroom work - quizzes, tests, essays, note-taking, participation and homework.

  • WORK ETHIC 30%

  Work ethic is wearing full uniform, completing time cards, and attitude.

  • SKILLS 40%

  Skills are the hands-on work completed in the lab.


Program Expectations:

  • Competence in current industry skills
  • Function as a team member in a diverse workplace
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral forms
  • Display a positive attitude
  • Accept learning as a lifetime requirement for success

Tools and Equipment Requirements:

  • Spray Mask $30
  • Safety Glasses $5

Uniform/Clothing Requirements:

  • Purchased at school:

  Power and Transportation cluster shirt ($15)

  • Purchased elsewhere:

  work pants ($15-$20)

  work boots ($20-$30)


Program Rules/Regulations:

  • Be respectful to everyone.
  • Respect other people’s property.
  • Student must sign out when leaving the room.
  • Maintain portfolio binder.
  • Clean up after yourself.
  • Do not disrupt other students during theory lesson.
  • Don’t be afraid to ask questions and get help.
  • Be prepared for class everyday.
  • Stay on task.
  • No horseplay. The shop is a dangerous place; you will get hurt if you do not follow the rules.

Safety Requirements:

  • Follow all safety rules, lab rules and special instructions given.
  • Safety glasses must be worn at all times in the lab.
  • Full uniform must be worn everyday. (No jeans. Loss of points will result.)
  • Must follow NMTCC Code of Conduct.

Portfolio Presentations:

  • Career goal cards
  • Duty/task list
  • Community service
  • Resume
  • Awards
  • Pictures of lab projects

Postsecondary Options:

  • Automotive Training Center
  • Montgomery County Community College
  • Northampton County Community College
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology