Advanced Collision Repair Paint Technician Certificate


The Advanced Collision Repair Paint Technician Certificate will provide students with the knowledge necessary to enter the automotive refinishing trade with an emphasis on management, staffing, organizing and controlling workflow. Topics include surface conditions and their remedies; substrate application and final topcoats; spot painting and blending techniques; clean up details; surface anomalies, their repairs; and car care.

To earn this certificate, students must complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (21 units):
ACR 007 CRefinishing Technician I6
ACR 008 C Refinishing Technician II6
ACR 070 CAutomotive Color Matching3
ACR 020 C Auto Detail/Car Care - Beginning3
MGT 262 CPrinciples of Management3
Total Units21