Do you have the passion for auto body repair and chassis repair? If so, get your auto body and chassis technician diploma at Lake Superior College. You’ll spend your time doing more than sitting in classroom lectures and demonstrations. During the first weeks of you’ll begin making actual repairs to cars. You’ll spend most of your time in the auto body lab learning hands-on auto body repair and collision repair skills. The auto body repair lab features the latest equipment and an automotive paint booth.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Automotive paint
  • Body and frame straightening
  • Body panel repair
  • Dented panel replacement
  • Refinishing
  • Welding techniques
  • Plastic panel repair
  • Interior and exterior trim service
  • Glass replacement
  • Mechanical system service
  • Windshield replacement

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The Program Guide is a tool to help you map out how to successfully get your degree at Lake Superior College.

Program Guide

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Approximate total tuition & fees for MN residents to complete this degree.

Tuition & Fees

2 Years

The auto body repair degree may be completed in 2 years if prerequisites are complete.

Gainful Employment

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Automotive painter
  • Body & frame technician
  • Auto body technician
  • Repair technician
  • Automotive re-finisher

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Source: MN DEED website as of November 2016. Figures shown are median hourly wages rounded down to the nearest whole number.

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Career resources:

Minnesota Careers in Automotive Repair and Service (MNCARS) is a workforce initiative created by a cross-section of automotive industry representatives, including independent repair shops, multiple-shop operators, suppliers, technical college administrators and other industry organizations. Its goal is to ensure a future workforce for Minnesota’s automotive service industry by raising awareness and recruiting people into technical college automotive education programs (collision and mechanical) and industry careers.

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