Collision Damage Appraising

Provided by: Ivy Tech

Provides instruction in analyzing extensive body damage and determining the tools and procedures needed to replace panels.

Course Objectives:

  • Demonstrate proper shop safety practices while in the lab(s). This includes wearing safety glasses (goggles) at all times while in the lab(s).
  • Inspect and record damage on a damaged vehicle. Diagnose and measure structural damage using various measuring devices.
  • Calculate paint and materials needed. This includes determining the proper type and amount of paint and related materials needed to make the repair.
  • Estimate repairable damage. This includes determining all damage that needs to be repaired or determining if the vehicle is “totaled” or a “total loss”.
  • Record labor times and parts pieces from cash guides on estimate form.
  • Calculate data on estimate form.

Recommended Background

  • Program Advisor Approval.

Course ID

AUBR 209


Fort Wayne - Terre Haute


Ivy Tech


Method of Delivery

Face to Face

Estimated Effort

8 weeks


$149.55 per Credit Hour