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Auto Body Repair

Instructor: Ed Companion
E-mail: ecompani@bsdvt.org
(802) 864-8435

 



Length: 2 years
Credits: 3 per year
(Science Credit after two year)

 

  BTC_ Auto Science

Auto Body gives you the opportunity to rebuild and restore damaged cars. You can fix a fender bender or transform a total wreck; paint a Camaro or repair a Mustang. Paint finishing, glass replacing, and fiberglass repairs are some of the tasks you will master by working on cars. Use the most up-to-date equipment to straighten damaged frames, remove dents from fenders, weld torn metal, and replace damaged parts. Course work and class experience provide the knowledge needed to grow with the latest technological changes in the auto body field. There is a wide variety of employment possibilities when you have gained the experience this program has to offer. The curriculum utilizes ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certified instructional materials, a symbol of quality in this industry. You will learn the valuable skills and knowledge that will help you to enter this changing and growing field.

The second year of this program features a continuation of the skills covered in the first year. Students learn management skills in addition to advanced technical skills. Qualified second-year students may be placed in Cooperative Education work experiences, upon approval of the instructor and availability of jobs. Qualified second-year students may be placed in Cooperative Education work experiences, upon approval of the instructor and availability of jobs.

This program is designed to provide the student with job-entry skills for auto body repair equipment, body repair and alignment, refinishing, welding techniques, frame and chassis
repairs and estimating. Emphasis is placed on technical knowledge as well as the manual skills associated with auto body craftsmanship.

Qualified students continue their educations at 2 or 4 year post-secondary institutions.


 
 


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