Auto Body Technology

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Do you love working on and fixing cars?

Would you like to learn more about modifying and painting your dream car? Learn how to repair, rebuild and refinish cars damaged in collisions, whether it is for work or hobby. There is room for both the career auto body technician and the serious car enthusiast in the Auto Body Technology program.


About the program:

Auto body repair remains an in-demand career field with ample job opportunities. Northeast Texas Community College offers a very strong program that covers all aspects of auto body repair and reconstruction, including body-over-frame and unitized-construction. An emphasis is placed on procedures used in the collision repair industry. In this program, students will learn through a combination of classroom work and hands-on shop experience. Successful students will learn:

  • The repair and replacement of damaged sections of automobiles
  • Painting basics
  • Refinishing techniques

The instructor has 40+ years in the field and is an I-CAR trained individual with ASE certification in repair and refinishing. Today's rapidly changing technology requires much more training and skills than were required of automotive technicians in the past. NTCC College will prepare you for success.


Auto Body Technology One-Year Certificate (Level One)
This program follows a structured schedule, Monday – Friday

The Auto Body Repair certificate program offers a number of career options by providing students the opportunity to earn a one-year certificate. Most of our students go directly into the workforce in technical or mechanical jobs, while some go on to start their own business. A background in auto body repair can be a valuable asset in a number of careers: collision repair technician, automotive detailer, insurance estimator, and custom auto builder/painter. The Auto Body Repair program offers different levels of certification from 1 year (16 credits) to an advanced certification of 2 years (42 credits).

Our program is associated with NTCC’s Carroll Shelby Automotive Program. Traditional financial aid, scholarships and on-campus housing are available.


More Information? We’d love to talk to you about our program.

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