Auto Body Repair Technology

Associate of Applied Science Degree. Certificate.
two students sanding a car before painting
two male students working on a bumper
student sanding primer
students working inside a Suburban

About the program:

Kilgore College offers a very strong NATEF program that covers all aspects of auto body repair and reconstruction including Body-Over-Frame and Unitized-Construction. Emphasis on procedures used in the collision repair industry. This program will provide students with detailed knowledge of both body-over-frame and unitized-construction vehicles. Courses stress on the repair and replacement of damaged sections of automobiles. The facilities are designed with the classroom adjacent to the shop, unifying textbook knowledge with practical experience, resulting in a comprehensively trained student. The program also emphasizes painting and refinishing with introduction to custom painting basics.

The instructor has 30+ years in the field and is an I-CAR trained individual with ASE certification in repair and refinishing. Today's rapidly changing technology requires much more training and skills than were required of automotive technicians in the past. Kilgore College will prepare you for success.

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Frequently Asked Questions

For information about Auto Body Repair Technology:

Joel Laws
Lead Instructor
Auto Body Repair Technology
(903) 988-7594
Auto Body Repair Facility (AUTOB)
(903) 988-7539
Jeanette Miller
Academic Advisor
Public Services & Industrial Technologies
(903) 983-8284
Whitten Applied Technology (ATC), 109-A
Mary Martin
Professional Support Assistant
Public Services & Industrial Technologies
(903) 983-8131
Whitten Applied Tech. Center (WHITN), 114