How to Apply

High School Students:

  • Contact your school's guidance counselor

  • Prerequisites may apply.

Adult Students: 

  • Schedule to take WorkKeys with the CTC Assessment Office (573.334.0826) and obtain required scores

  • Complete an application & make deposit ($100)

  • Provide proof of HS graduation (or GED)

  • Submit background check form

Classes Schedule

Monday - Friday
August - May (Following the Cape Girardeau Public Schools Calendar).

Morning block schedule is 8:25 - 10:50
Afternoon block schedule is 12:10 - 2:45

Auto Collision Technology I

2 semesters - 3 periods
Grades Eligible: 11,12, Adult

This program provides training in auto collision repair; straightening sheet metal with hand and power tools, dent filling with plastics, sanding and masking techniques, and windshield repair/replacement.

Basic instruction in mig welding is given for panel replacement.  Spray painting is primarily with base coat/clear coat paint system. Students will complete projects on late model vehicles.
Classroom and shop time is required weekly.

Auto Collision Technology II

2 semesters - 3 periods
Grades Eligible: 12, Adult

Prerequisites: Auto Collision Tech I and teacher approval (adult students are required to interview with the instructor) 

This course provides advanced training in all phases of the occupation including air conditioning, estimation, spraying urethane finishes of all types, color blending, and paint matching.  Students will complete projects on a variety of vehicles.