Auto Body Rebuilding and Refinishing

Prepare for apprenticeship employment in the auto body rebuilding and refinishing industry.

If the automotive industry rev you up, then Bates Technical College’s auto body program may be right for you. Experienced instructors teach students in classrooms that mirror industry. Students prepare for apprenticeship employment in the auto body rebuilding and refinishing industry. Upon successful completion of the program, students can qualify to take the I-CAR steel welding qualification test.

Contact Information:

Brandon Held, Career Advisor

South Campus

7:30AM – 4:00PM

  • Get the skills you need for the career you want.

More about the program:

Students prepare for apprenticeship employment in the auto body rebuilding and refinishing industry, serving independent auto shops, automotive dealerships, government agencies, utility firms, and other companies that maintain vehicle fleets. Positions include auto body repairer, automotive refinisher, frame repairer, glass installer, painter, renovator, and shop estimator. Upon successful completion of the program, students can qualify to take the I-CAR steel welding qualification test. The program also provides extended learning opportunities for persons previously or currently employed in related professions.

Degrees & Certificates:

  • AAS degree: Auto Body Rebuilding and Refinishing
  • Certificate of Competency: Auto Body Repair
  • Certificate of Training: Automotive Refinishing
  • CIP: 47.0603 EPC: 709

Program Lengths:

  • AAS program degree length: 6 Quarters
  • Certificate of Competency: 6 Quarters
  • Certificate of Training: 1-2 Quarters

Faculty and Other Contact Information:

Joe Brewer

253.680.7458

jbrewer@batestech.edu

Note: Information is accurate as of its original posting date. The college reserves the right to edit, change, or update information as needed throughout the year. Up-to-date information is available in Student Services.

No eligibility requirements have been provided.

Tuition and Fees

At Bates, our tuition is affordable and there are options to help make it even easier to gain an education. Federal aid is available for many of our students. Scholarships are also available through the Bates Foundation.

See if you qualify for other funding through our special funding programs with the Workforce Education office.

  • National Median Salary: $43,580
  • National Potential Annual Job Openings: 13,600

This information is based on data from O*Net, captured on June 2021.

No accreditation or related information have been provided.

No forms have been provided.

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