Auto Collision Lab

Automotive Collision Technology

The need for Collision Repair Technicians that have the skill set to make damaged vehicles look new again.

In our Automotive Collision Technology program at DACC, students gain real-life work experience repairing collision-damaged vehicles. Students who like to work with their hands, enjoy working on cars, are eager to learn advanced technology as well as traditional techniques, and have the ability to solve problems will excel in this program. of full-time work.

Program Highlights:

  • Dent repairing

  • Welding

  • Auto detailing

  • Removing and replacing parts Electrical systems

  • Cooling systems

  • Estimating

  • This program provides instruction in repairing plastics, fiberglass and rubber bumpers, and refinishing metals and plastics used to manufacture automobiles and trucks.

Area of Study:

  • Paint and refinish techniques

  • Body panel repair and replacement

  • Fiberglass and plastic repair

  • MIG, TIG, and Oxyacetylene welding

  • Frame and unibody damage repair

  • Custom paint and airbrushing

  • Use of body repair tools and equipment

  • Business and management operations

  • Water-based paint

  • Powder coating

  • Dentless repair

  • Estimating

  • Glass replacement

  • Aluminum repair

Credits Available:

  • 3 elective credits per year

  • College credits available through articulation agreements with Columbus State Community College and through Career-Technical Assurance Guides (CTAGs)

CTAGs are transferrable to Ohio public colleges. Credits vary per program.

Industry Credentials Available:

  • iCar Collision***

  • iCar Gold Class Refinishing***

  • iCar Professional Development Program***

  • iCar Gold Class Non-Structural***

***Industry credential recognized by ODE for points toward graduation.

Download the full Automotive Collision Technology fact sheet in English, en Español, or Somali.

Automotive Collision

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Fees can be easily paid online, 24 hours a day. Learn more about paying class fees and adding to your student’s lunch account.

Automotive Collision Fee Sheet I

Automotive Collision Fee Sheet II

This program is participating in the Chromebook One to One Experience. An additional one-time fee to purchase a Chromebook will be waived if you are a returning student who has already participated in the Chromebook One to One Experience or if you are bringing your own technology. Learn more about the Chromebook One to One Experience.

To ask more questions about any program or to schedule a tour of our campus, contact Administrative Assistant to the Enrollment Coordinator, Mariellen Murray at (740) 201-3216 or


David Finnegan
(740) 203.2237

4565 Columbus Pike | Delaware, OH 43015

Apply Online. Application opens in November.

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