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About Auto Collision Repair

Learn a Trade in Less than a Year

Come to Butler, learn a career and get I-CAR ProLevel 1® certified in nonstructural and paint and refinishing. Whether you want to paint or refinish new or classic automobiles, Butler’s professionally-certified instructors show you how to do a complete restoration of a vehicle through damage analysis, frame and structural repair and surface preparation. You learn the facts about estimating, working with sheet metal and plastic, and all aspects of collision repair.

When it comes to painting and refinishing, you get hands-on training in detailing, tinting and blending, and application of paint and industrial coatings. Whether you want to learn sheet metal welding, plastic repair, metal straightening, body filling or collision-related mechanical repairs, you are prepared to use body fillers, and collision-related mechanical repairs.

Learn to refinish:

  • Surface Preparation
  • Masking
  • Applying Primer
  • Full-panel Paint
  • Blending
  • Applying Clear Coats
  • Detailing

ASE Automotive Service Excellence Certified Instructors: All instructors are ASE certified with real-work experience.

I-CAR Affiliate: I-CAR is an organization that helps the collision industry with on-going training. It provides training to technicians already on the job and helps with curriculum support.