Auto Body Collision Repair
Formal training in Auto Body Technology is highly desirable because advances in technology in recent years have greatly changed the structure, components, and even materials used in automobiles. Our program is designed to provide the latest in practical, hands-on coursework driving by current industry standards and the basic skills required for employment in the auto body industry. All phases of auto collision damage, repair, replacement and repainting will be covered. Some techniques include welding, masking, sanding, painting and uni-body frame straightening.
Students may enroll in the Auto Body Collision Repair Program for two years beginning in their junior year. No prerequisites are required for this program. Six to twelve high school credits may be earned by participating in the class.
Students enrolled in Auto Body Collision Repair may be eligible to apply for the following dual credits over the course of their 2 years of instruction:
1st Year Students
Ivy Tech AUBR101 Body Repair I – 3 credits
Vincennes University Body100 Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair – 3 credits
Vincennes University Body100L Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair Lab - 4 credits
2nd Year Students
Ivy Tech AUBR103 Automotive Paint Fundamentals – 3 credits
Vincennes University Body150 Painting & Refinishing – 3 credits
Vincennes University Body150L Painting & Refinishing Lab – 4 credits
Students need to contact their Guidance Counselor for an application.
Shop Shirt $20
Air Purifying Respirator $25
Students will pay for material/supplies used for personal projects.