Collision Repair & Refinish

Technology Training Program

Program Overview

If you have the passion to transform something good-as-gone into something good-as-new, you’re ready for UTI’s Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology (CRRT) program. Our ASE-certified instructors bring their real-world industry experience to teach you the hands-on skills needed to reshape and restore a wide range of vehicles.

UTI’s curriculum is developed in close partnership with I-CAR, the provider of collision repair training standards as defined by the industry, including car manufacturers, insurance companies and employers.

UTI’s Collision Repair & Refinish Technology Lab Tour

Your Courses Will Include:

  • Structural Damage Analysis
  • Structural Alignment & Replacement
  • Finish Applications
  • Power Systems & Controls
  • Drive Train & Related Systems
  • Custom Paint Fundamentals
  • Custom Body Fundamentals

Industry Certifications

Our courses are National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) aligned, preparing you for ASE certification testing in: Structural Repair, Non-structural Repair, Mechanical & Electrical Repair and Painting & Refinishing.

You can also opt for specialization training on Axalta, Chief, 3M and for EPA 609 AC

UTI’s CRRT program provides students with a solid foundation in collision repair training. Graduates from UTI will enter the marketplace with industry-recognized I-CAR ProLevel® credentials, contributing to their career success.

Bill Stage – Senior Director of Segment
Development at I-CAR

Receive up to 9 important I-CAR recognitions and certificates, including:

  • Intro to Collision Certificate
  • Non-Structural Technician (NST) ProLevel 1
  • Steel Structural Technician (SST)Prolevel 1
  • Aluminum Structural Technician (AST) ProLevel 1
  • Refinishing (REF) ProLevel 1
  • Refinishing (REF) ProLevel 2
  • Refinishing (REF) ProLevel 3
  • Steel Welding Certificate
  • Aluminum Welding Certificate

Receive additional industry certifications in:

  • Axalta Cromax Pro Certified Refinisher
  • Safety & Pollution Prevention (S/P2)
  • 3M Plastics and Composite Repair Systems
  • Chief Velocity Certification
  • EPA 609 A/C Certification
  • Lean Efficiency Certificate*
*Not available at our Houston campus.

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