Auto Body allows students to analyze and repair structural and non-structural vehicle damage. This course also covers: mechanical and electrical repair, plastics and adhesives, refinishing techniques and procedures, and management/operation of a privately owned business.
Glass Repair and Replacement Technician, Auto Body Repair Technician, Detailling, Auto Insurance Appraiser/Adjuster, Auto Body Shop manager, and Auto Body Shop Estimator.
What We Do
Customer vehicles are the projects used in the class. A welding enrichment course is included in the curriculum. In addition, students are introduced to automotive electrical systems.
Our new instructor will be announced soon.
Ryan Eastman, Class of 2014
I attended Stafford for my passion of working on cars. It helped put me a step ahead, when I began my career at a body shop. Some of my best memories were competing at SkillsUSA and winning gold medal.
Program Advisory Committee
|Bob Kulig||A & J Auto Parts|
|Kenny Maginus||Rosen & Bergers Salvage|
|Mark Brown||Brown’s Auto Salvage|
|Cg Morey||Crash Palace Collision|
|Steve Betit||Precision Auto Body|
|Gary Jones||Wayne’s Body Shop|
|Tom Lilly||Tom’s Auto Recon|
|Mike Parker||Parker’s Classic Auto Works|
|John Turco||Turk’s Auto Body Inc.|
|Matt Beraldi||Beraldi’s Collision Repair|
Axalta Paint Certification, SEMS Plastic Repair Certification, S/P2 Safety & Pollution Prevention Certificate, American Heart Association HeartSaver® First Aid/CPR with AED, Students completing 90% of the Core Competencies will receive a certificate from Stafford Technical Center.
Average Career Salaries
|Auto Body Shop Manager||$34,296|
|Auto Body Shop Estimator||$29,434|
|Auto Insurance Appraiser||$57,067|
|Auto Body Repair Technician||$41,570|
|Glass Repair and Replacement||$37,000|
*Average Salaries taken from Payscale (payscale.com), Glassdoor (glassdoor.com), and Chron (chron.com).
Requirements For This Program
Recommended Prerequisite(s): add, subtract, multiply, divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals; basic customary and metric measuring skills; ability to perform physical labor on the job site and in classroom; competency with fine and gross motor skills
Reading Level of course materials: Grade 10.6