Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology

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Auto body repair is essential for restoring vehicles damaged in accidents or from wear and tear. Skilled technicians utilize various techniques, from dent removal to paint matching, to return vehicles to their pre-damaged condition. Our program offers hands-on training in a shop environment, allowing students to practice their skills on real vehicles with the latest technologies and materials used in the industry.

If you love cars and have a creative side, auto body repair and refinishing might be the perfect career for you!

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Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology
Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology

Students in the Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology program are trained hands-on with the latest equipment found in the industry. This includes computer estimating, computer measuring systems, computer paint mixing, wheel alignment, refinishing, spot repair and custom painting.

  • Type: A.A.S. degree
  • Locations: Wahpeton
  • Cluster: Transportation
  • Green Technology Available


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The Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology program at NDSCS prepares students to enter the collision repair industry. Students use the latest tools to get hands-on auto body repair training in areas such as:

  • Computer measuring systems
  • Wheel alignment
  • Refinishing
  • Spot repair and custom painting
  • Computer paint mixing

With diploma and associate degree options, you can be doing what you love in no time.

Accredited through PPG Partners in Education™ and I-CAR® Professional Development Program™ - Education Edition.

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Auto Body Repair & Refinishing Technology Graduates from 2022-23 Academic Year
Graduates Registered Avg. Beginning Annual Salary Reported High Annual Salary Placement Rate
5 $41600 $47844 100%
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NDSCS Students Excel at North Dakota SkillsUSA Contest

04-17-2018
Students from the North Dakota State College of Science received a number of awards at the North Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.

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NDSCS Students Excel at North Dakota SkillsUSA Contest

06-01-2017
Students from the North Dakota State College of Science received a number of awards at the North Dakota SkillsUSA State Leadership and Skills Conference.

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NDSCS Auto Body Repair & Refinishing Technology program receives National Reaccreditation

05-03-2016
The NDSCS Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technology program recently received reaccreditation by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).

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