The Auto Collision program offers a hands-on, 50 credit technical certificate that prepares individuals to apply
technical knowledge and skills to repair and refinish all types of vehicles. Each damaged vehicle presents a
different challenge. The mission of Washburn Tech’s Auto Collision program is to conduct an academic, handson
training program that includes Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) Enhanced
Delivery Curriculum. National Automobile Technician Education Foundation (NATEF) standards are utilized
to meet industry requirements which will provide highly qualified employees for entry-level positions in
auto collision repair.
Students have the opportunity to develop a close working relationship with the collision repair industry through
the advisory council and keep abreast of the needs of future employers.
Full time students can complete the program in one year. Part time, including high school students, can
complete the program in four semesters. Students who successfully complete the program may be eligible to
complete their associate’s degree at Washburn University.
The program consists of the following courses:
• Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
• Structural Analysis and Damage Repair
• Workplace Skills
• Collision Repair OJT
For more program, enrollment, and course schedule information please contact Student Services.
Financial Aid is available to those who qualify.
Washburn Institute of Technology • 5724 SW Huntoon St. • Topeka KS 66604
785.228.6325 or 877.588.7140
It is the policy of Washburn Institute of Technology to assure equal employment and educational opportunity to qualified individuals without regard to race, color, sex, age, ancestry, marital or parental status, disability, religion, national origin or sexual orientation/gender identity. Contact:Carol Vogel, Morgan Hall, Room 380A, Washburn University (785-670-1509) firstname.lastname@example.org