Auto Body Technician



Length: 12 months

Program Overview

Upon completion of the Auto Body career training program, students will be qualified for entry level employment in the automotive field in positions which include Auto Body Technician, Automotive Collision Technician, Automotive Painter, and Automotive Repair Estimator.

The Auto Body Technician program is held at our satellite facility at:

122 West 13th Street
Erie, PA 16501


Course Outline

  • Basic Auto Body Repair I
  • Basic Auto Body Repair II
  • Strategies for Success
  • Automotive Mathematics
  • Automotive Welding I
  • Advanced Auto Body Repair I
  • Advanced Auto Body Repair II
  • Computer Principles
  • Business Communications Essentials
  • Automotive Welding II
  • Auto Surface Preparation I
  • Auto Surface Preparation II
  • Customer Service Essentials
  • Professional Development
  • Auto Painting and Refinishing I
  • Auto Painting and Refinishing II

Auto Body Technician Job Placement Sites

Below is a list of employers who recently hired graduates of the Auto Body Technician Program

  • Bonnell’s Collision, Erie, PA
  • Jensen’s Target Collision, Erie, PA
  • Lakeside Auto, North East, PA
  • Dave Hallman Chevy, Inc., Erie, PA
  • Bates Collision, Erie, PA
  • Wilson’s Paint and Collision, Girard, PA
  • Dillaman Auto Body, Meadville, PA
  • Greg Sweet Chevrolet, Conneaut, OH
  • Five Star International, LLC, Erie, PA
  • Paris Auto Repair, Erie, PA
  • Project Hope Autobody, Erie, PA

Auto Body Tech Lab Photos

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Try a Trade

Try a Trade is a new initiative at EIT where the public can schedule a time to come to the school and under no obligation, complete a small introductory project in the program of their choice.

If you've ever considered beginning a career in any of the fields we offer, schedule a date to come in and Try a Trade!

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