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Transportation Systems Career Field
Learn how to repair, refinish and restore the body of a damaged automobile or other vehicle.
t Ohio College Tech Prep 
Year One - 4.0 elective 
Year Two - 4.0 elective
Certification: students have the opportunity to acquire the following certifications:
  • OSHA 10-Hour Safety
  • National Automotive Student Skills Standards Assessment Certifications
    • Painting & Refinishing
    • Structural Analysis & Damage Repair
    • Non-structural Analysis & Damage Repair
    • Mechanical & Electrical
If you like mechanics but have an artistic flair, you'll enjoy restoring damaged cars to their former glory. In Auto Body, our ASE-certified instructor will teach you welding, fiberglass and metal repair, frame straightening, custom painting and refinishing, parts replacement and quality customer service. Our students have restored antique autos and often work on their own cars. Prepare for a career in body repair, painting or even insurance estimating.  Other programs in Transportation Systems career field: Auto Service Technology, Power Equipment Technology, Transportation Services.
 What skills will I learn?What types of equipment are used:
  • Use of hand tools and equipment
  • Specialized vocabulary
  • Alignment of frames and sheet metal parts
  • Plastic and fiberglass repair
  • Welding - gas, arc, MIG and TIG
  • Automobile painting and refinishing
  • Unibody repairs
  • Safe use of tools, and equipment
  • Estimating

  • Hand tools - mechanical and specialized for auto body work
  • Power tools - grinder, air files, orbital sander, water sander
  • Welding - torch, arc, MIG and TIG
  • Frame and unibody machines
  • Paint spray guns
Body Person, Estimator, Collision Technician, Customer Service, Claims Adjuster, Recycle Specialist, Customizing Vehicles, Painter, Paint Representative, Glass Install and Repair, Upholsterer, Shop Foreperson

Meet the Instructor

Efrain Soto


Phone Number: 440-746-8265

Welcome to Auto Body Repair & Refinishing


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