Collision Repair Technology
Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
State Qualifying Event:
Skilled and Technical
Competitors demonstrate their ability to perform jobs and skills based on the task list outlined by the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) and the ASE Education Foundation. The competition includes a series of workstations to assess skills in the following areas: Metal straightening, attachment methods, plastic repair, and structural analysis. The overall appearance of the finished product, speed, and proper safety practices are judged. There are written tests on estimating, structural analysis, and an ASE exam. The students fill out a job application, bring a resume, and go through a mock interview.
The career competitions of the SkillsUSA Illinois Championships follow the current edition of the SkillsUSA Technical Standards. These are available to professional members (advisors and teachers) as a membership benefit following their submission of membership.