This pathway includes classroom instruction and
hands‐on laboratory performance of the basic tasks included in the initial
training required for employment in the automotive collision field as
identified by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).
The courses include the development of basic technical skills required in hand
& power tool usage, painting & refinishing, welding, and panel repairs.
1 year of experience toward NATEF
certification. (2 years required)