FDTC autobody repair student works on repairing a car in the paint shop

Auto Body Repair

Program Type: Certificate in Applied Science

Program Level: UG

Division: Career & Technical Education

Program Duration: 12 months

Program Contact: Keith Mckenzie

Time: Day

Program overview

This program trains students in the use of equipment and materials used in the auto body repair industry to become auto body technicians. The study of unibody, structure repair, sheet metal repair, welding, spot repair, estimating and refinishing are covered. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in the auto body repair industry.

Entry Requirements

To see a list of entrance requirements for this program, please check the FDTC Course Catalog.

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Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of safety and environmental requirements in the transportation repair Industry.
  • Perform various types of body substrate repair.
  • Identify and perform paint materials application techniques.