Auto Body and Paint Technology
(This program, formerly named Custom Paint & Fabrication, has been renamed to Auto Body and Paint Technology.)
Always wanted to do this?
Join ranks with the pros as you get hands-on training in collision repair using the latest technology – computerized laser measuring systems, water-borne paints, and computerized mixing systems just to name a few. You will learn metal straightening techniques, painting techniques, frame and structural repair, welding, paint applications, tinting and blending, and more!
We train on the latest equipment including two down draft bake booths, a chassis liner frame rack, and a laser measuring system. Our program has a virtual reality paint training system, which allows students to practice paint gun techniques in the classroom without any product usage or discharge of VOC. Graduates of this program have the freedom to move beyond the shop, applying their foundational skills to various up-and-coming manufacturing fields.
This program is designed for you. Choose between a 9-month diploma or an 18-month Associate of Applied Science degree. A graduate from this program is ready for a career in auto restoration, collision repair, or essentially any basic painting industry that requires well-rounded training. Industry is actively seeking trained painters and collision/custom auto body technicians.
As a graduate, you will achieve industry certification in Auto Body Technician/Specialist and Paint Technology/Painting.