The Auto Body Technician will repair and replace damaged portions of automobile bodies and frames. They straighten bent frames and/or unibody cars, remove and repair dents in body panels and fenders, and weld breaks in body metals. They install window glass and windshields. Technicians will also sand and mask repair areas, perform drive train component replacements, wheel alignments, and perform some mechanical and electrical repairs. Students entering this program should have good mechanical aptitude, good communication skills and the ability to comprehend service literature. Graduates of this program will find opportunities for employment as body repair technicians, and may become estimators, service sales persons, service managers, or parts managers. Some may move into supervisory positions, start their own repair shops, or become insurance company damage appraisers.
1414 College Way
Fergus Falls, MN 56537
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Minnesota State Colleges and Universities
30 7th St. E., Suite 350, St. Paul, MN 55101-7804
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