Collision Repair Technology

Collision Repair keeps pace with the fast-moving auto body/collision repair industry and covers all aspects of body repair and refinishing with an emphasis on the most up-to-date methods. The program is nationally certified by NATEF/ASE in four areas of instruction. The Collision Repair program is designed to provide students with hands-on, work based learning. To facilitate this, the college acquires late model, damaged vehicles, providing a platform on which student may learn and develop skills. The Collision Repair curriculum is reviewed by an advisory board composed of local and regional industry members.

Career Opportunities

    • Auto Body Repair Technician
    • Custom Painter
    • Motor Pool Maintainer
    • Automobile Manufacturer
    • Shop Supervisor
    • Body Shop Owner
    • Insurance Appraiser
    • Auto Detailer
    • Auto Body Supply Representative
    • Paint and Equipment Manufacturer Representative


Daniel Norton

Phone: (509) 527-4569

Walla Walla Campus 500 Tausick Way Walla Walla, WA 99362


The mission of the Collision Repair Technology program is to provide high quality technical instruction in all aspects of body repair and painting with a solid foundation of the basics and exposure to the most current technologies and methods. This is accomplished through the provision of instruction in a simulated actual body shop environment and industry experienced instructors.

Program Outcomes

  • Update Collision Repair Technology program curriculum in accordance with current industry skill standards and I-CAR standards.
  • Prepare graduates to enter the collision repair industry with the knowledge and skills necessary to be successful.
  • Articulate the Collision Repair Technology program horizontally with other WWCC programs and vertically with regional high schools and tech centers.