This program is based on reconditioning the structure, shape and appearance of an auto body shell, frame, and component parts, as practiced in theory, and on live projects. The techniques, methods and procedures used in business are studied and practiced. The repainting components of the program will introduce the student to the auto refinishing industry as the instructor demonstrates and the student performs and practices on live projects. Involved in the teaching-learning-practice will be understanding the characteristics of metal, plastic, paint equipment and the human element. The program will include metal reshaping, fabrication, surface spraying, color matching, and equipment maintenance.
Broad Units of Study include Non-Structural/Structural and Advanced Analysis & Damage Repair, Mechanical & Electrical Components, Plastic & Adhesives, Beginning through Advanced Painting and Refinishing.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||16 Months|
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1405 Madison St.
Shelbyville, TN 37160
Repair and refinish automotive vehicle bodies and straighten vehicle frames.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 3,900
Current job openings per year: 430