Auto Collision Technology
Thank you for your interest in the Auto Collision Technology program at Texas State Technical College Harlingen. As a student at TSTC Harlingen, you will be awarded endless opportunities to fulfill your educational goals. TSTC students enjoy a hands-on learning environment that promotes continued educational growth.
TSTC is constantly evolving and providing programs to compete with the specialized fields of the working world. TSTC Harlingen offers Certificates of Completion in Auto Collision. In addition, the program offers Associate of Applied Science Degrees in Auto Collision. Graduates of the program can have career opportunities that offer a sense of responsibility, personal growth, achievement and financial reward.
Students learn to use an assortment of tools and to work with metal straightening, glass repair, plastic, fiberglass, SMC repair, suspension, electrical repair, frame measuring, gauging methods of refinishing and precision color matching as well as collision estimating and many more areas. Along with the broad assortment of tools and equipment, the program also has a state-of-the-art temperature control down-draft spray booth.
This is the only program of its kind in South Texas that offers Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) training and certification to its students. Certification by I-CAR ensures the graduate a better job opportunity and better compensation.
Career opportunities within the program vary between options and I encourage you to visit the program and find out which choice is right for you. TSTC can provide you with the knowledge to achieve your goals. For more information or to schedule a tour, I encourage you to contact the Auto Collision Technology program at 956.364.4659 or the TSTC College Information Office at 956.364.4117.
I look forward to meeting you soon.