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National College Credit Recommendation Service

Board of Regents  |  University of the State of New York

NOCTI and Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) | Evaluated Learning Experience

Collision Repair (4206)

Formerly Collision Repair (4106)
Collision Repair (4006)
Course Category: 
NOCTI and NBS proctored test centers throughout the United States.

September 2010 - Present.

Instructional delivery format: 
Proficiency exam
Learner Outcomes: 

Students will be able to: demonstrate knowledge of safety and environmental requirements in the collision repair industry; demonstrate appropriate care and maintenance of shop tools and equipment; identify proper safety techniques for the use of shop equipment, including PPE; apply basic business practices within the collision repair industry, including estimating; identify employability skills within the collision repair industry; demonstrate vehicle protection procedures; describe various cutting and weld removal processes; describe and differentiate various types and uses of welding processes; replace and/or repair structural components; select, set up, and utilize manual measuring systems and computerized measuring systems; demonstrate set-up and operation of various pulling systems; diagnose primary and secondary structural damage; demonstrate knowledge of working with high strength steel; identify automotive plastics and proper repair procedures; diagnose primary and secondary non-structural damage; demonstrate knowledge of movable and stationary glass; utilize basic corrosion protection procedures; use adhesive bonding procedures; remove and replace automotive trim; remove, install, replace, align, or repair non-structural panels; remove, install, and replace ancillary components (e.g., headlamps, under-hood fuse boxes); Identify basic steering and suspension components (e.g., tie rod ends, ball joints, steering racks); identify how collision damage affects basic suspension geometry; verify functions of electrical system and basic wiring repair (e.g., soldering, quick connectors); and perform basic mechanical and electrical diagnostic operations  Performance Component:  Welding (46%); Sheet Metal Repair (40%); and Vehicle Measurement (14%).


NOCTI and NBS exams assess individuals' end-of-program knowledge and skills in an online proctored proficiency examination format.  In addition, some programs administer a NOCTI/NBS performance component test to assess application of skills.

Credit recommendation: 

In the lower division baccalaureate/associate degree category, 3 semester hours in Automotive Collision Repair (11/13) (11/18 revalidation) (11/23 revalidation). NOTE: An additional 1-2 credits may be awarded based on successful completion of the Performance Component when given in conjunction with the written proficiency examination.