Are You A Match?
Do you enjoy working with your
Do you enjoy working with others
in a professional environment
and working on vehicles?
Do you enjoy learning new
techniques /technology used in
the Collision repair industry?
Do you enjoy having a finished
product to look at and judge your
The Automotive Collision Repair Program is a 5 semesters-
long (including core), full-time, day program offered on
Moultrie’s Industrial Drive Campus.
Automotive Collision Repair Program is designed to prepare
you for a Career in the Collision Repair Industry and to help
you develop the skills to obtain and keep a job in the Industry.
Skills are developed through a series of courses designed to
prepare you for a career in the Collision repair industry and
live hands on work in the Lab.
Opportunities: There are endless job opportunities available as a Collision
Repair/Refinish Technician .Detailing, Painters helper , Painter , Body Tech Repair
Helper , Body Tech , Paint Supply Tech , Asst. Body shop Manager , Body shop
Manager , Insurance Claims Appraiser , Insurance Claims Adjuster
Salary: The following are estimates based on employment trends in this area.
Full time employee 40Hrs/ week 15,000.00-60,000.00 / year
Advancements in the Field: Varies depending on place of employment. Some
examples would include: advancing from pay based on hourly wages to being payed
a flat rate and advancing in increased commission; advancements from helper to
technician” of a facility with benefits; advancements in certifications to specialize
are endless, but may or may not affect your pay scale; advancements from
Technician to Manager or to the Insurance Claims industry.
How often we register?
You can register for core courses any semester
and program courses every semester
What is the procedure to register each
Contact your program advisor through email or in
person during new student registration day or
When should core courses be completed?
Prior to program Graduation.
How long does it take to complete my core?
All core classes can be taken in one semester or
taken along with Program classes.
How long does it take to complete the program
1 ½ year for joint diploma covering both
(1)Automotive Collision Repair - AU02 (Diploma) covers both specialty areas painting/collision
repair with diplomas offered in only one specialty area.
(2)Automotive Paint/Refinishing Specialist - 5DX1 (certificate)
(3)Automotive Body Repair Assistant - 5DV1 (certificate)
(4)Automotive Refinishing Assistant - 5DW1 (certificate)
One time application fee
Once a year malpractice insurance fee
Late registration fees
Tuition is based on $89 per credit hour
($1,335 for 15 hours or more)
a. Registration fee of $50
b. Activity fee of $24
c. Technology fee of $105
d. Insurance of $4
e. Special Instructional fee of $50
Check with financial aid concerning your financial support eligibility. Check our website
for the most recent tuition costs and general fee costs.
Prerequisite Course Fees
Each semester you are registered as a student in your
You will also be required to pay for book, equipment, and
supply fees that exceed your financial support from HOPE and
Book/supplies prices will vary depending on courses registered
and on up to date publisher pricing.
Frequently Asked Questions
What if I fail a course in the middle of the program? Do I
have to start back from the beginning?
No. You have to wait until the next semester or until the
course is offered again , at this time as a full time day
student all courses are offered every semester.
Do I have to do book work and test? Yes on every course
you will be registered in. Also there is an entrance/exit
exam everyone is required to pass to graduate.Also we
have lecture and lab time everyday.
Instructor: Tim Morton
Tim Morton, Program Director, Moultrie Industrial Drive
Campus. ASE Master certified and I-CAR Platinum certified
Personal mission/motto: To introduce as many people to
the Collision Repair Industry as possible and have those
individuals be as successful as possible in a career he/she
enjoys because of success obtained through skills learned
in the Automotive Collision repair Program.
Campus/office #: Industrial Drive Campus, Office #801 (in
back of campus)
Office hours: Posted outside instructors physical location
As set forth in its student catalog, Moultrie Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, creed, national or ethnic
origin, gender, religion, disability, age, political affiliation or belief, genetic information, veteran status, or citizenship status (except in those
special circumstances permitted or mandated by law).
Lisa Newton, Title IX Equity Coordinator and ADA/Section 504 Coordinator - 229.217.4132
800 Veterans Parkway North, Moultrie, GA 31788
Moultrie Technical College, a unit of the Technical College System of Georgia