VU – Collision Repair

VU Advisor: Ty Freed     Email:     Office Phone: 812-888-5316

VU Collision Repair Website

DOE Code: 5514

Program Description:  What will you learn at the VU Collision Repair Program

  • Full Frame And Unibody Straightening
  • Dent Repair
  • Custom Metalworking And Fabrication
  • Welding
  • Custom Painting
  • Computerized Estimating
  • Panel Replacement
  • Metal Straightening
  • Plastic, Fiberglass, and SMC Repairs
  • Mechanical Repairs
  • Hybrid/Alternative Fuel Technology

Grade Level:  12th

Length of Program: 1 year (Senior Year Only) 1/2 of the day.

HS Credits per semester:  3                   HS Credits per year:  6

Fall Semester Courses:                                                                                        Days/Times:
BODY 100 Non-Struct Damage Ana & Repair (3 Cr Hrs)                 TR      9:30 am-10:50 am
BODY 100L Non-Struct Damage Ana & Repair Lab (4 Cr Hrs)     MWF 8:00 am -11:50 am

*Course Fees: $730 for BODY 100L
VU Technology Fees: $20 Per Credit Hour

Spring Semester Courses:                                                                                 Days/Times:  
BODY 150 Painting and Refinishing (3 Cr Hrs)                                     TR      9:30 am-10:50 am
BODY 150L Painting and Refinishing Lab (4 Cr Hrs)                          MWF 8:00 am -11:50 am

*Course Fees: $730 for BODY 150L
VU Technology Fees: $20 Per Credit Hour

Tuition: Twin Rivers pays all CTE course tuition.  Student pays fees only.

Occupations upon completion of program:  Collision repair technician, Automotive refinisher, Metal fabricator/welder, Insurance adjuster, Insurance investigator, Collision estimator, Paint/Chemical sales representative, Collision repair supply representative, Sheet metal worker (HVAC industry), Paint/Final finish repair (Toyota etc.),  Paintless dent repair technician, Automotive/Motorcycle restoration technician

Additional education/training available after VU:  Automotive Technology courses such as: Engine Repair, Engine Performance, Drivetrains, HVAC, Electrical and Electronic Systems, Chassis Systems, Alternate Fuels, Automotive High Performance, Restoration and Customization, Custom Painting and Pinstriping

*Fees are approximate and could vary from year to year.

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