Collision Repair Technology

Mark McCary

Mark McCary


  • ASE and I-Car Certifications

Work Experience

  • 15 years in industry in both an independent shop and a dealership


To equip students with the employability and technical skills required for employment and/or advanced training in the growing field of Collision Repair.

Program Overview

The Career Technical Educational Center offers a simulated work experience for students interested in Collision repair. Students are given the opportunity to prepare for careers in the Collision repair industry through various means: I-CAR Education Foundation curriculum, simulated lab experiences, field trips, guest speakers, hands-on activities, community service/leadership experiences and work based learning opportunities at local repair shops, dealerships and parts stores. Many of our second year students will participate in a work-based learning experience which is an invaluable experience. Through a comprehensive program, students work toward becoming college and career ready in a high demand career field. Collision Repair students have the opportunity to further their knowledge and skills by participating in state and national leadership conferences through SkillsUSA. Students are also eligible to obtain nationally recognized industry credentials by completing standardized tests successfully. Are you interested in working in the Collision Repair industry? This may be the program for you!

Courses Offered

  • Paint and Refinishing I

  • Paint and Refinishing II

  • Paint and Refinishing III

  • Damage and Repair I

Credentials Offered

  • Several through I-CAR

Articulated College Credits

There are college credits articulated through the State Department of Education and the Alabama Public Community College System depending on which community college that you attend after program completion and whether they offer the program or not. You could earn up to 9 hours of college credit.

Career & Technical Student Organization (CTSO)

SkillsUSA logo

This is an organization for students in technical, skilled and service careers. SkillsUSA offers Collision Repair students an opportunity to compete against other students from Alabama and other states across the country.