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Auto Body and Paint Technician

360 HOURS EACH
20 HOURS PER WEEK
36 WEEKS

Skills: Remove and install auto body panels, parts, and glass — Prepare a vehicle for paint, detail work, and use high transfer paint equipment — Use and maintain hand and power auto tools — Communicate effectively and professionally on the job, and apply work ethics — Follow industry safety practices and procedures

Teaching is based on industry standards developed by I-CAR (Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair). Students can choose to specialize in either auto body repair or paint, or both.

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Auto Technician

360 HOURS EACH
20 HOURS PER WEEK
36 WEEKS

Skills: Diagnose and repair problems with engines, brakes, suspension, steering, electronics, and fuel systems — Use computer for diagnostics — Correctly use and maintain hand tools and equipment — Communicate effectively and professionally on the job, and apply work ethics — Follow industry safety practices and procedures

Lessons are based on best-practice industry standards from NATEF (National Automotive Technician Education Foundation), and knowledgeable instructors have modern technical qualifications. Classes also prepare you for the Basic Clean Air Car Program, needed for smog check technicians.

A normal day of classes includes time in a lecture setting and hands-on work in the shop. Work as part of a team, on actual cars scheduled for repair in a work setting that is like those in the automotive repair industry.

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