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Automotive Body and Related Repairers

Typical job duties performed with this occupation include:

TASK DUTIES
Soak fiberglass matting in resin mixtures and apply layers of matting over repair areas to specified thicknesses.
Sand body areas to be painted and cover bumpers, windows, and trim with masking tape or paper to protect them from the paint.
Review damage reports, prepare or review repair cost estimates, and plan work to be performed.
Replace damaged glass on vehicles.
Remove upholstery, accessories, electrical window-and-seat-operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle bodies and fenders.
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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
Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION AND REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 60
Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION AND REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 41
Hutchinson Community College Hutchinson Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION AND REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 18
Salina Area Technical College Salina Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION AND REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 40
Salina Area Technical College Salina Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION AND REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 60
Coffeyville Community College Coffeyville Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION AND REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 66
Coffeyville Community College Coffeyville Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION AND REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 48
Manhattan Area Technical College Manhattan Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISON REPAIR Associate Degree - AAS 65
Washburn Institute of Technology Topeka Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION & REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 52
North Central Kansas Technical College Beloit Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION TECHNOLOGY Associate Degree - AAS 68
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION AND REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 47
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION AND REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY Less Than One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 19
Kansas City Kansas Community College Kansas City Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION AND REFINISHING TECHNOLOGY One-year Technical Certificate - CERT 38
Highland Community College Highland Public AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION REPAIR Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 52
Seward County Community College Liberal Public AUTO BODY/COLLISION REPAIR Two-year Technical Certificate - CERT 45
Seward County Community College Liberal Public AUTO BODY/COLLISION REPAIR Associate Degree - AAS 60
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