Collision Repair Certificate

Earn your Collision Repair Certification

Course Objectives:

  • Attain readiness to take ICAR Pro Level I Non-Structural and Refinish Certification exam.
  • Perform minor damage repair. This includes properly mixing and applying body filler (bondo), sanding, priming, etc. in order to prepare the surface for painting.
  • Apply principles of effective emotional intelligence and appropriately use soft skills, such as teamwork and communication, completing tasks on time and correctly, and showing up consistently on time for work.
  • Demonstrate use of primers and sealers according to their uses (per manufacturer’s specifications) as a base for final finishes. This includes the proper mixing and application of both primers and sealers.
  • Perform square cut, bevel cut and hole cut with hand-held oxy-fuel cutting torch and plasma cutting equipment.
  • Estimate repairable damage. This includes determining all damage that needs to be repaired or determining if the vehicle is “totaled” or a “total loss”.
  • Define hazards and safety of materials. This includes proper handling, storing and use of materials and chemicals used.

Courses in this Program:

Program ID



Fort Wayne - Terre Haute


Ivy Tech


Method of Delivery


Estimated Effort

24 weeks

Program Cost

$149.55 per Credit Hour