This one-year program provides students with the necessary skills for job entry into the metal finishing and painting areas of the auto body and light truck trade. Courses cover welding, panel replacement, metal forming, sheet metal alignment and finishing.
Safety1. Use safe technique and personal protection in compliance with OSHA regulations.
Problem Solving2. Apply logic and math to troubleshoot and solve auto body repair problems .
Communication3. Communicate effectively both in oral and written format with customers, coworkers, and supervisors.
Work Ethics/Employability4. Demonstrate work ethics and professionalism by displaying initiative, positive attitude, flexibility, honesty, efficiency, and ability to work with all members of the team.
Technical Skills5. Repair or replace sheet metal and/or plastic body panels.6. Refinish vehicle to pre-accident condition.
Thirty-one credits with a GPA of 2.0 (C) or above. Average of 2.0 (C) or above for occupational specific courses.
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With additional education and/or work experience, graduates may find employment as:
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1701 Wright Street | Madison, Wisconsin 53704 | (608) 246-6100 or (800) 322-6282 | Deaf/hh: use 711 (relay) | Fax (608) 246-6880
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