Auto Body Technology

This program is for any student who is interested in successful career in the Auto Collision Repair Industry with no degree required. Most students are hired directly into the industry with no further training after this program.

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Instructor: Nicholas Houmard


Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • Welding/cutting techniques
  • Fiberglass, plastic, and metal repair
  • Sanding and refinishing
  • Suspension and steering
  • Plastic filling
  • Frame alignment/unibody repair
  • Parts replacement
  • Spray/custom painting
  • Electrical
  • Brakes
  • Pin striping

Certifications for Qualifying Students

  • Students in this program may qualify for articulated college credit at University of Northwestern Ohio, Universal Technical Institute, Ohio Technical College,
    Lincoln Technical Institute, Matrix Trade Institute
  • Students have the opportunity to gain Student NATEF Industry Certifications in 4 areas.

Career Opportunities

This is the program for you if you want to be a/an:

  • Auto Body Repair Technician
  • Collision Repair Technician
  • Automotive Detailer
  • Automotive Painter
  • Automotive Customizer/Restorer

With further training you can become a:

  • Service Manager 
  • Collision Estimator
  • Automotive Insurance Adjuster
  • Automotive Designer
  • Custom Paint Specialist
  • Entrepreneur


Ready to get ahead? 

Taking control of your future is easier than you think. By finishing your high school education at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, you put yourself ahead of your peers with field experience a normal classroom could never replicate.  Apply for this program and pursue your passion today!