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 and replace parts. Students will practice procedures that will develop perceptual capabilities and skills to produce high quality auto body repairs.

    Program Length

    Two years (students may enroll for one year for program experience)

    Industry Alignment

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

    Integrated Academic Coursework

    Career and Financial Management (1/2 credit per year); 

    Science (1/2 credit per year)

    4+1 Pathway Option

    NOCTI: Collision Repair and Refinishing

    College Credit Opportunities

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

    Credential Opportunities

    ASE-Time Toward Painting and Refinishing ASE Accredidation and Test Preparation; ASE Education Foundation Entry-Level Certification; 10-hour OSHA General Industry Safety and Health Credential; Technical Endorsement on Graduation Diploma

    Industry Assessments

    NOCTI -Collision Repair/Refinishing Technician; ASE Education Foundation Entry-Level Painting and Refinishing Certification Exam

    Program Supplies, Materials, Assessments Provided

    Work boots; safety glasses; respiratory physical; NOCTI – Collision Repair/Refinishing Technician Exam; 10-hour OSHA Training Certificate; ASE Education Foundation Entry-Level Painting and Refinishing Certification Exam