Auto Body Repair

  • Program Description

    Each damaged vehicle presents a new problem to be solved. Auto body technicians solve these problems by using specialized equipment and tools to straighten frames, remove dents, replace parts, and accurately match paint finishes. Students will assess collision characteristics based on physical damage. Students will practice procedures and techniques which develop perceptual capabilities and skills to produce high-quality auto body repairs and provide professional customer service.

    Program Length

    Two years

    Industry Alignment

    Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (ICAR); Automotive Service Excellence (ASE); ASE Education Foundation; Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)

    Integrated Academic Coursework

    Career and Financial Management (1/2 credit); 

    Science (1/2 credit per year)

    4+1 Pathway Option

    NOCTI: Collision Repair and Refinishing

    College Credit Opportunities

    Articulation Agreements: Lincoln Technical Institute; Ohio Technical College; Universal Technical Institute

    Credential Opportunities

     ASE – Hours Toward Painting and Refinishing ASE Accreditation and Test Preparation; ASE Education Foundation Entry Level Certification; 10-hour OSHA General Industry Safety and Health Credential

    Industry Assessments

    Precision Exams - Automotive Collision Repair; ASE Education Foundation Entry-Level Painting and Refinishing Certification Exam

    Program Supplies, Materials, Assessments Provided

    Work boots; safety glasses; respiratory physical; 10-hour OSHA Training Certificate; ASE Education Foundation Entry Level Painting and Refinishing Certification Exam

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