Auto Body Repair Program

In the field of auto body repair, education is not optional.  Once, someone with little training or experience could find work in collision repair. Today, industry certification and formal training in technologies, materials, and vehicle makes and models are required. The Auto Body Repair program at Greenville Technical College can put you on the road to a successful collision repair career with classroom preparation that you apply in hands-on training.

Is Auto Body Repair right for you?

If you enjoy working with your hands, have a mechanical aptitude, take pride in your work and are passionate about cars, consider a career in collision repair. Technicians today require a high-skill level and are rewarded accordingly for their work.
    

A career you can count on

Greenville Tech’s Auto Body Repair program will qualify you for a wide range of opportunities

  • Automotive body repair technician
  • Estimator
  • Refinish technician
  • Aviation refinish technician
  • Auto assembler
  • Customer advisor
  • Parts specialist
  • Collision center manager
  • Shop owner

Professional Credentials:

  • ASE Automotive Service Excellence Technician (subject to passing exam - Tests B2-B6)
  • I-CAR Pro Level I Technician (subject to passing exams)
  • I-CAR Qualified Welder (subject to passing exam)
  • I-CAR Training Alliance receive I-CAR Gold Class Points (subject to passing exam)
  • EPA Rule 40 Painter Certification

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What you’ll learn in the program

Greenville Tech offers an auto body repair diploma, certificate, and an associate degree path that give you a thorough knowledge of

  • Unibody
  • Structural repair
  • Sheet metal repair
  • Welding
  • Painting
  • Estimating
  • Refinishing

We use the internationally recognized I-CAR curriculum to ensure that as a student you learn the most up-to-date processes available.

Your connection to industry

Our program is an Industry Training Alliance with I-CAR, which prepares students for career paths with manufacturers like Audi, Chrysler, Ford, GM, Infiniti, Jaguar, Lexus, Nissan, Porsche, Toyota, Volvo, and VW.
    

Program details and courses

Auto Body Repair
Certificate in Applied Science 

This certificate program consists of theory and hands-on experience in unibody/full frame structural repair, sheet metal repair, welding, estimating, automotive electricity, air conditioning, restraints, and refinishing. 

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General Technology
Associate in Applied Science

Available to graduates of the diploma program in Auto Body Repair.
This degree program offers students the opportunity to design a program of study to meet individual needs, combining major courses, general education courses, and additional hours. 

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Gainful Employment

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, we encourage you to review our gainful employment disclosure information for Auto Body Repair .

Accreditation

Greenville Technical College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates.