Repairing, restoring and customizing cars, trucks and other vehicles requires education, experience, skill and talent. Auto Body Collision Repair is a one-year program in which students learn about ever-changing materials, methods and technology while working on late-model cars and donated vehicles in a state-of-the-art shop and classroom. The program prepares students for futher education or careers as an auto body repairer or restorer, auto dismantler, frame technician, shop manager, used car reconditioner, equipment salesperson, damage appraiser, glass technician or another related field.
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How Capital Region BOCES CTE can get you there
Auto Body Collision Repair students learn how to replace panels and glass, and weld, straighten and repair panels and vehicle structures. Chief E-Z liner straightening equipment and Motor E-Frame electronic measurement data are used, and students also learn from guest speakers who are experts in the field.
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