Traffic mishaps occur daily, so there’s always a demand for qualified and talented collision repair technicians who can make damaged vehicles look new again. Auto Body & Paint is a one-year senior only program for those who like to work with their hands, work on cars and solve problems.
Students explore the details of collision repair, structural materials and technological advances, including the ins and outs of auto body construction, surface prep, dent repair, welding and cutting. Students will learn to replace or repair and paint damaged body panels and how to straighten the frame of cars twisted from the force of an accident. Students also learn the art of fabrication of restored vehicles including custom painting and airbrushing.
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Prepare for a career in Auto Body & Paint through this program located at Eastland Career Center. This program is part of the national AutomotiveYES program that enables qualified students to work alongside master technicians during their senior year and earn a paycheck at the same time. These businesses tend to hire the students full-time upon graduation.
Areas of study include:
- Damage estimating
- Glass replacement
- Unibody/conventional frame repair
- Sheet metal straightening/ replacement
- Vehicle painting/detailing
Industry Credentials Available: