Overview

The auto body technology diploma from Lake Superior College in Duluth, MN allows students to gain the information and develop skills needed to repair and refinish collision-damaged automobiles. You’ll do hands-on projects in the auto body lab. You’ll using state-of-the-art equipment and materials to make actual repairs on collision damaged vehicles.

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Skills & Knowledge

  • Automotive paint
  • Body and frame straightening
  • Body panel repair
  • Welding techniques
  • Plastic panel repair
  • Mechanical system service
  • Windshield replacement

Plan Your Education

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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$8,000

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

Tuition & Fees

1 Year

The collision repair degree may be completed in 1 year if prerequisites are complete.

Gainful Employment

Potential Career Opportunities

  • Automotive painter
  • Body and frame technician
  • Auto body technician
  • Repair technician
  • Automotive refinisher

Duluth Median Wage

$22

Minnesota Median Wage

$21

US Median Wage

$19

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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