This program prepares students for a career in the repair and replacement of automotive body and frame components. The job involves many skills including frame repair, welding, cutting, metal finishings, painting and alignment of body components. Graduates often enter an apprenticeship training program, working under an experienced journeyperson for a period of at least three years. The usual four-year apprenticeship term is shortened for vocational school graduates. Opportunities exist for advancement to estimator, adjuster, service manager, parts manager or shop owner.
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