Auto Trades: Auto Body
Third-year math credit is available.
Students learn through hands-on repair of damaged vehicles and special projects the complete process of auto body repair from paint and preparation to clean up. Instruction is provided in metal straightening, use of epoxies and filler, masking and application of modern finishes. Students develop skills in the use of gas, and MIG welding and also learn the latest airbrushing techniques. Analyzing vehicle damage, selecting proper tools and methods to correct the damage and estimating the cost of repairs are important aspects of this course.