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 the required scores.

  • Complete an application & deposit $100.

  • Provide proof of HS graduation (or GED).

  • Submit the background check form.

Classes Schedule

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


The morning block schedule is from 8:25 a.m. to 10:50 a.m.
The afternoon block schedule is from 12:05 p.m. to 2:45 p.m.

For more information, call 573.334.0826 and speak to one of our advisors.

Auto Collision Technology I

Two 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 a 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

Two 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.