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Target Student: Grades 11 & 12
Course Length: 2 years
Credits: Up to 4 per year in CTE
or a combination of CTE and
integrated academic credit for
career and financial management,
math and science
Bohlen Tech Center Course Syllabus (Click Here)
Sackett Tech Center Course Syllabus (Click Here)
Employability Profile (Click Here)
Auto Body Repair
Teacher at the Charles H. Bohlen Jr. Technical Center:
Ken Kellogg
Teacher at the Howard G. Sackett Technical Center:
Brian Taube 

Auto Body Repair (Bohlen & Sackett Career & Tech Centers)

Auto body repair professionals can be considered the artists of their trade, repairing and refinishing vehicles to pristine condition. When you’re enrolled in this program, you’ll receive foundational training in job-site safety and then move on to hands-on work on real customers’ vehicles. Using high-tech, state-of-the-art equipment, you’ll have the chance to work on many different types of projects—from dent repair, auto body refinishing and custom painting to job estimation and customer service. After graduation, students are prepared to begin careers or further their education. This course is also open to adult students. High school students are given first priority for enrollment.


Sample units of study

  • Metal straightening
  • Use of body fillers/fiberglass and plastic repair
  • Detailing
  • Trim and hardware/painting and finishing

Career opportunities

  • Auto body shop technician/paint technician
  • Auto body estimator
  • Shop manager
  • Detail shop
  • Sales representative
  • Insurance adjuster

College partners

  • Ohio Technical College
  • SUNY Alfred
  • SUNY Morrisville
  • Lincoln Technical Institute
  • Students can earn 10-hour safety card issued by Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)



 Auto Body



Last Modified on December 22, 2016