Minnesota State Community and Technical College
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Fergus Falls, MN 56537

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Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes


Auto Body Collision Technology

Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Diploma
  • Credits: 60
  • Delivery: Land/Campus
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

The Auto Body Technology program is designed to prepare students for work as a collision damage repair specialist. Students entering the program should have good mechanical aptitude and communications skills. Students in the second year will expand their knowledge of Auto Body theory and work on projects that are increasingly more complex, which will enhance their skill level. Due to advancements in automobile technology across the industry in recent years, formal training in Auto Body Collision Technology is essential to the success of our graduates in pursuing vocational opportunities in the industry. Graduates of the program will be ready to enter the collision repair industry with confidence based on their knowledge and experience gained in the lab. Students will have gained more experience in the use of frame pulling equipment, increased skill level in painting methods, and overall damage repair procedures.

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