ARA1 Automotive Refinishing Assistant I, Technical Certificate of Credit

Offered at the Henry Site

Program Entrance Term: Fall & Spring
Minimum Length of Program: 1 term
Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation: 13

Program Description

The Automotive Refinishing Assistant I certificate program prepares students for employment as assistants to lead and master technicians in an automotive collision repair shop. Topics covered include work safety, hand and power tools, basic component repair and replacement, and trim accessories and glass replacements.

Admission Requirements

  • Submit completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript with test scores and ALL post-secondary transcripts in an official sealed envelope
  • Meet assessment requirements

The following is a suggested path to complete this program in a timely manner. An individual’s path to completion may be different based on institutional and personal factors affecting his/her academic progress.

Note : While all courses are offered, they may vary by term and campus. See the program advisor for any questions.

Program Courses


ACRP 1000Intro/Auto Collision Repair


ACRP 1005Automobile Comp Repair&Replace


ACRP 1010Foundations of Collision Repai