Auto Body Technology is designed to qualify students for positions in the repairing, rebuilding, and refinishing of vehicles damaged in collisions and other accidents. These specialized skills are offered through both a two year associate degree program and a one-year certificate program. Students will develop skills in the use of body shop tools, equipment, and materials, as well as, in frame alignment, body alignment, and glass replacement. Instruction is also offered in removing dents from fenders and body panels, welding torn metal, replacing badly damaged parts and body painting. The program also includes developmental knowledge in bookkeeping, estimating, and repair orders. Eastfield College's modern auto body laboratory center is equipped with the finest automobile repair equipment.
Skilled auto body repairmen and refinishers are needed in automobile repair shops, trucking companies and bus lines, and by federal, state, and local governments.
For more information regarding Auto Body Technology, contact Carlos Ojeda at 972-860-7283 or CarlosOjeda@dcccd.edu or the Career Technologies Division office at 972-860-7143 or fax 972-860-8393.