Auto Body Technology

Program Information

This program is for any student who is interested in all phases of the auto and truck body repair field. Auto body students learn to design, prepare, paint, and refinish vehicle surfaces. By utilizing advanced equipment found in professional auto collision repair companies, students apply professional techniques of metal fabrication, adhesive repair, and creative airbrushing.

Students in this program may qualify for articulated college credit at Lincoln Tech, Universal Technical Institute, WyoTech, Baran Institute of Technology, and Ohio Technical College.  


Auto Body Technology Program | ACWHCC

Nicholas Houmard

Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • Welding/cutting techniques
  • Fiberglass, plastic, and metal repair
  • Sanding and refinishing
  • Glass replacement
  • Plastic filling
  • Frame alignment/unibody repair
  • Parts replacement
  • Spray/custom painting
  • Major body construction
  • Spot finishing
  • Pinstriping


Career Opportunities

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

  • Auto body repair technician
  • Spray painter
  • Auto body customizer
  • Auto body reconditioner/restorer
  • Auto body service  manager
  • Salvage yard technician
  • Auto assembler

With further training you can become a:

  • Service manager
  • Collision estimator
  • New car field representative
  • Insurance adjuster
  • Auto designer
  • Custom paint specialist

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!


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