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Automotive Body and Related Repairers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Adjust or align headlights, wheels, and brake systems.
Apply heat to plastic panels, using hot-air welding guns or immersion in hot water, and press the softened panels back into shape by hand.
Chain or clamp frames and sections to alignment machines that use hydraulic pressure to align damaged components.
Clean work areas, using air hoses, to remove damaged material and discarded fiberglass strips used in repair procedures.
Cut and tape plastic separating film to outside repair areas to avoid damaging surrounding surfaces during repair procedure and remove tape and wash surfaces after repairs are complete.
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*Note: Not all occupations will have a full list of Task Duties or associated programs

Training for this occupational program or those in a similar family of programs can be located at the following postsecondary institutions in the State of Kansas. Please check with a program advisor at the postsecondary institution for more information on the particular focus of each program listed. Programs nearest the local area appear first. Click on the program to find more information.

INSTITUTION NAME CITY INSTITUTION TYPE PROGRAM TITLE AWARDS HOURS
North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Salina Area Technical College Salina Public AUTO COLLISION REPAIR One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 40
Salina Area Technical College Salina Public AUTO COLLISION REPAIR Associate Degree - AAS 60
Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Public AUTO COLLISION REPAIR TECHNOLOGY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 43
Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION & REPAIR Associate Degree - AAS 64
Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION Associate Degree - AAS 68
Northwest Kansas Technical College Goodland Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 55
Manhattan Area Technical College Manhattan Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISON REPAIR Associate Degree - AAS 65
Seward County Community College Liberal Public AUTO BODY/COLLISION REPAIR Associate Degree - AAS 60
Seward County Community College Liberal Public AUTO BODY/COLLISION REPAIR Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 45
Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION & REPAIR Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 51
Highland Community College Highland Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION REPAIR Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 52
Coffeyville Community College Coffeyville Public AUTO COLLISION REPAIR TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 66
Coffeyville Community College Coffeyville Public AUTO COLLISION REPAIR TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 48
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Public AUTO COLLISION REPAIR Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 17
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Public AUTO COLLISION REPAIR One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 43
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Public AUTO COLLISION REPAIR Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 52