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Automotive Technology - Auto Body Repair (470603)

Certificate: Certificate in Applied Science, CAS


This program trains auto-body technicians in the use of equipment and materials used in the auto-body repair industry. The study of unibody, structure repair, sheet metal repair, welding spot repair, estimating and refinishing are covered. Graduates are prepared for entry-level positions in the auto-body repair industry. The collision industry offers attractive benefits and more than competitive wages.

In the Real World

Graduates can work in new and used car dealers, independent shops, franchised shops. Collision Repair Industry surveys show there is a shortage of quality entry-level body technicians. Average salary is $42,268.

Career Placement

At FDTC, we believe that education deserves results - that’s why we want to watch our students succeed in the real world. Florence-Darlington Technical College works diligently to match students with relevant jobs in our community so that they can put their hard-earned education to work. We partner with successful alumni and local businesses to ensure our students get the best possible career upon graduation. Our Career Services Office offers a variety of services to help students succeed including: resume coaching, on-campus recruiting & career fairs, online job postings, professional development workshops, personality evaluations, internship placement assistance, and other online career building resources. We encourage all students to schedule a meeting with a Career Services Coach at (843) 661-8075 to explore their post-graduation opportunities. Find out about what Career Services can do for you. What does your future look like?
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