Automotive Collision Repair

From mild to wild, the painted finish for your car is only limited by your imagination. The demand for a great auto body technician is higher than ever, so frame up your skills in automotive collision repair.
What will my classes be like?
If the challenge of dismantling a car and putting it back together is up your alley turn this art of tinkering into a career. You'll learn sheet metal and welding techniques, body alignment, finishing, and painting to get that car back on the road looking good. Internships take your hands and mind to the extreme, helping you discover which area of auto body is for you. With the right training designed for you, fine tune your skills for a perfect finish in the Automotive Collision Repair program. Employers are always looking for highly qualified technicians – why can't it be you? Picture
Program Description
This program provides students with the fundamental skills of the automotive collision repair industry. Instruction in the program emphasizes both the repair and the refinishing skills associated with restoring a damaged automobile to factory specifications. Using an industry-endorsed curriculum, students will develop core skills in automobile construction, sheet metal damage repair, MIG welding, and basic refinishing. Upon mastery of the skills in core areas, students will gain skills in damage estimating, shop management, heavy collision repair, and finish matching.
Employment Opportunities
  • Auto Body Technician
  • Corporate Collision
  • Services Coordinator
  • Detailer
  • Insurance Adjuster or Estimator
  • Manufacturers Representative
  • Painter
  • Painter's Apprentice
  • Paint Technician
  • Sander and Masker
  • Shop Owner
Contact Information            

Cizowski, Ben, Instructor

College Information         
College of Lake County Automotive Collision Repair Program