Auto Body and Paint

student painting a carPrepare for a well-paying career in Auto Body work or Auto Painting. Train for jobs in Auto Body Repair & Painting as Automotive Body and Related Repairers, Auto Body Work, Auto Painter Automobile Painting, Automotive Body Repairer, Collision Repair Technician, Auto Body Repair and Car Body Repair.

The Auto Body and Paint program prepares students to enter the job market as trained and qualified technicians, and allows students to continue toward a Baccalaureate degree in advanced schools of technology, as teachers, or to broaden their skills in management, design or business.  Lecture and laboratory instruction covers safety, trade ethics, use of hand and power tools, as well as theory, repair and painting of automobiles.

Why Should you Become an Auto Collision Repair Technician? Because your artistic side has often driven you to be creative, you like working with your hands. You’ve always had a flair and interest in form and color. And you have a love for cars. But, can you tie all these things together, follow your dream and make a living?

You can bring all your interests together as an automotive collision repair technician. You can have a solid, secure, and stimulating career … and make good money. As long as there are people driving, there will be wrecks that need to be repaired. According to the Automotive Service Association, collision repair is nearly a $30 billion a year industry. That translates into job security.

Upon registering for a class in the Auto Body and Paint program, the student will receive a list of required basic tools. The student will be expected to provide tools that relate to the particular course in which he/she has enrolled.  The purpose of this requirement is to assure that students graduating from the program who wish to enter the trade possess the necessary tools.


Gainful Employment Information

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation”. The information provided in the link(s) below describes the graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information regarding gainful employment for the latest completed academic year (as of July 1). Full-time status is defined as a student that enrolls in 12 units for both the fall and the spring semesters of a given academic year.