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Auto Collision Repair Required Tool List

Tools for a lifetime of learning. 

You will not need your tools for the first day of class. You are welcome to start purchasing tools if you prefer. However, the instructor will inform you of several tool programs available to students on the first day of class.


Estimated tool fee is $1,000 to $2,000.

Several tool brands we have student discounts up to 50% off include:
• Craftsman
• Mac
• Snap-on

Hand Tools 

• Adjustable Wrenches (6” and 12”)
• Allen Wrench Set – Standard (.050”- 3/8”)
• Allen Wrench Set – Metric (2mm – 7mm)
• Combination Wrenches – Standard (1/4” – 1”) 
• Combination Wrenches – Metric (7mm – 19mm)
• 16 oz. Ball Peen Hammer
• Rubber Mallet
• Pickup Tool Magnet

Pliers:

• Combination
• Hose Clamp
• Locking Jaws
• Needle Nose
• Side Cutting
• Slip Joint (Water Pump)

Screwdrivers:

• Flat Head Stubby
• Flat Head 6" - 1# and #2
• Phillips Stubby
• 6" - 1# and #2
• 12" - #3

Torx Set:

• T-9, T-10, T-15, T-20, T-25, T-27, T-30, T-40, T-50, T-55

Socket Set - 1/4" Drive:

• ¼” – ½” Standard Depth Socket
• ¼” – ½” Deep Socket
• 6mm – 12mm Standard Depth Socket
• 6mm – 12mm Deep Socket

Socket Set - 3/8" Drive:

• 5/16” – ¾” Standard Depth 6 point Socket
• 3/8” ¾” Deep 6 Point Socket
• 9mm – 19mm Standard Depth Socket
• 9mm – 19mm Deep Socket 
• 3”, 6”, 12”, and 18” Extensions 
• 3/8 Universal Joint

Miscellaneous Tools

• Air Blow Gun
• Scratch Awl
• Flashlight and Batteries
• Tape Measure Standard and Metric
• Tool Box (27” Long x 17” wide) recommended for storage
• Door Handel Removal Tool
• Door Hinge Spring and Pin Removal
• Miscellaneous Interior and Exterior Trim Removing Tools
• Windshield Wiper Removal Tool 

Body Working Tools

• Metal Files
• Sanding Blocks
• Body Hammer and Dolly Set
• Assorted Picks 
• 20015SB Seambuster Spot Weld Chisel 
• 20016 Right Angle SeamBuster