Program Features

This program allows students to gain skills and knowledge in the repair, assembly and refinishing of automotive vehicles. Program includes classroom and lab instruction in safety, nonstructural damage repair, structural damage repair, steering, suspension and alignment, electrical systems, painting, refinishing and estimating. Program has National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation accreditation at the secondary and postsecondary levels.

Choose from an Associate of Applied Science, typically a 2-year program or a Technical Certificate, which is usually completed in a year or less.

Degree and Certificate Options
Associate of Applied Science – Auto Collision Repair 63 Credit Hours
Technical Certificate – Auto Collision Repair 43 Credit Hours
Technical Certificate – Advanced Auto Collision Repair 51 Credit Hours

Admission Requirements & Additional Information

Program Checklist

Course Descriptions

4004 N. Webb Road, Wichita, KS 67226
New students may contact:

Marcus Hernandez
Admissions Counselor,
Academic Advisor


Current students may contact:

Kris Dean
Academic Coach


Marcus_Hernandez KrisDean
316.677.1032 (NCAT)
316.677.1963 (NCAT / Grove)


WATC is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.

The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500 • Chicago, IL 60604 • 800.621.7440

The Automotive Collision Repair program is approved by the Kansas Board of Regents.

This program is also accredited by:
National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation
13505 Dulles Technology Drive, Suite 2
Herndon, VA 20171-3421

This program is affiliated with:
Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair
1342 Colonial Boulevard, Suite K-230
Ft. Myers, FL 33907
Fax: 239.939.9667
Web Site:

WATC is an approved I-CAR certified weld testing facility. For the most up-to-date information on the Automotive Steel GMA (MIG) and Automotive Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification Tests, other I-CAR qualification tests and I-CAR training programs, visit I-CAR at,or call 800.422.7872.

Students interested in this program are eligible to apply for federal financial aid.

Program Integrity – Gainful Employment

In accordance with 34 CFR 668.6(b), that requires institutions to disclose certain information about the programs to prospective students, please see: Gainful Employment.