Mr. Rosso and student prepping car for paint

    Located at Morris County School of Technology, Denville

    Auto Body Collision Repair exposes students to the essential concepts and principles of automotive structural repair and paint refinishing. Students learn the knowledge and skills required to perform high quality, comprehensive, and safe collision repairs using industry-recognized I-CAR education programs. Students have the opportunity to earn I-CAR and NATEF/ASE certifications and credentials.

    Morris County high school students in 10th grade may apply for their 11th and 12th-grade year.



Phone: 973-627-4600 x424


Degrees and Certifications:

ICAR Certified ASE Master Tech Certification

Mr. Lou Rosso

Teaching for 18 years, ICAR certified, ASE Master Tech certification
Worked in Most facets of the industry for 30+ years.
Collision repair, Restoration, Custom, and Fleet work experience
Work experience includes - Basic Technician all the way up to Shop Foreman and Asst Manger of body

Overview of Program

  • Students attend the following sessions for this Share Time program

    Year 1 Students: Morning Session 8:00 - 10:40 am

    Year 2 Students: Afternoon Session 12:10 - 2:50 pm


    Students earn: 20 Career and Technical Education credits per school year

    Students learn:

    • Tool and Shop Safety
    • Structural Repairs
    • Paint Refinishing
    • Custom Painting/Custom Finishes
    • Restoration
    • Paint Mixing Formulas
    • Estimating Fees
    • Cost Analysis & Efficiency
    • Metal & Plastic Repair
    • Vehicle Preparation
    • Spot Welding/ Resistance Welding
    • Customer Service
    • Itemizing Invoices
    • Accurate Record Keeping
    • OEM Finish/Detail & Polishing
    • Experience in Industry Standard Paint Booth
    • Applied Science Concepts
    • Applied Math Concepts

    Students are required to:

    • Read and Comprehend information at the high school level
    • Work collaboratively in groups
    • Follow multi-step directions
    • Develop career readiness skills
    • Apply problem solving and critical thinking skills
    • Engage in classroom lessons related to collision repair theory and apply concepts to hands on activities