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Auto Body / Collision & Repair Technologies

Instructor: Mr. Richard Redmond

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Auto Body/Collision and Repair Technology offers a first-class ever changing curriculum that provides endless employment opportunities. Many skilled persons are needed to repair and refinish automobiles when they are damaged. Auto Body Collision offers excellent job outlooks for individuals who enjoy working with their hands. The work involves body and fender repair, painting, straightening frames, aligning front ends, and repairing and replacing upholstery.

Qualified seniors and juniors who are proficient in the areas of the curriculum of Auto Body/ Collision and Repair Technology are eligible to participate in cooperative work experience. Co-Op programs have been established with a large number of area employers.

Students are trained in the following areas:

  • Laser Frame Machine
  • Plastic Repair
  • Fiber Glass Repair
  • SMC Repair
  • Structural Alignment
  • Measurement


  • I-CAR
  • SATA

Career Outlook

The employment outlook is exceptionally bright. In the United States we have a shortage of collision repair technicians and in the next five to 10 years with the age of the current work force there will be more opportunities.

Career Opportunities Include:

  • Painters
  • Insurance Adjusters
  • Frame Work
  • Detailer
  • Body Person
  • Paint Mixer
  • Director
  • Producer

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The West Side Career and Technology Center does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national orgin, sex, disability or age in its programs or activities. Career and Technical education program offerings include: Auto Body Repair; Automotive Technology; Business Marketing; Carpentry; Computer Info Systems; Computer Maintenance; Cosmetology; Culinary; Early Childhood Ed; Electrical; Health Related Tech; HVAC; Law Enforcement; Machine Tool; and Multi Media. Inquiries may be directed to the West Side CTC's Title IX Coordinator or the Section 504 Coordinator at 75 Evans St, Kingston PA 18704 or 570-288-8493.

Community & Events

Law Enforcement/Autobody Students Collaborate On Project
Autobody and Law Enforcement students at WSCTC join forces in a collaborative effort to redesign and rebrand the school's police interceptor. (Click Image for Full View)

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