Collision Repair and Refinishing

Collision Repair and Refinishing

The Collision Repair and Refinishing program provides students with the training and knowledge needed for job entry in the various collision and refinishing repair fields, such as auto frame/unibody technician, auto body painter/ refinisher, collision specialist, estimator, and auto body management. Students are provided with classroom and hands-on experience studying comprehensive applications in vehicle repair and refinishing. Students will learn paint techniques on Hawkeye’s state-of-the-art virtual paint system.


Students may receive the following certifications: I-Car Pro Level 1 (Non-Structural Technician and Refinishing Technician), Painter, 6H NESHAP, and Mitchell Estimating.

Transfer Information

Hawkeye’s Power Technology department has a block articulation agreement with the University of Northern Iowa Department of Industrial Technology. For more information on transferring credits, contact a program advisor.

Program Contacts

Department Secretary

Dianne Lellig
Butler Hall 131
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Program Advisor

Al Read
Butler Hall 107G
319-296-2329 ext.1324
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Terry Van Dyke
Butler Hall 107G
319-296-2329 ext.1119
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Dave Grunklee
Butler Hall 131A
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