• Automotive Collision Repair

    This course provides three - 12 week rotations which provide students with the basic job skills and responsibility skills needed for entry level employment in the auto collision repair industry. The students will master basic competencies in safety, hand and power tools, minor auto body repair, refinishing, estimating welding, and exterior trim work. Students gain valuable leadership and employment skills and receive opportunities for scholarships and community involvement by participating in SkillsUSA, a state and national career and technical student organization.

    Expect to learn:

    • Damage analysis, estimating, and repair
    • MIG/TIG welding
    • Buffing and detailing processes
    • Painting and refinishing techniques

    Other Features:

    • Preparation for taking ASE/I-CAR certifications
    • Internship opportunities may be available

    Career information for this industry:

    • Salary range: $25,030 - $69,510
    • Education Range: High school diploma or equivalent
    • Projected job growth: 9%
    Statistics according to Bureau of Labor Statistics for Automotive Body and Glass Repairers/Automotive Body and Related Repairers, Retrieved: 5/23/2016

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