Launch Automotive Technology
  • Program Description

    Instruction in this two-year program emphasizes both the repair and the refinishing skills associated with restoring a damaged automobile to factory specifications. Using an industry-endorsed curriculum, you will develop core skills in automobile construction, sheet metal damage repair, MIG welding, and basic refinishing. Upon mastery of the skills in core areas, you'll advance into damage estimating, shop management, heavy collision repair, and finish matching.

  • What will my classes be like?

    In this program, you'll learn sheet metal and welding techniques, body alignment, finishing, and painting to get cars 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. Employers are always looking for highly qualified technicians – why can't it be you?

  • Dual credit graphic



     Students in this class are eligible to receive 3 college credits from the College of Lake County.

    Year 1:

    • ACR 110 - Introduction to Collision Repair, 3 credits



    • I-Car Certifications
    • SP2 Certifications


    Job Opportunities

    • Auto Body Technician
    • Corporate Collision
    • Detailer
    • Insurance Estimator
    • Paint Technician
    • Sander and Masker
    • Services Coordinator
    • Shop Owner