Auto Body

School of Trades & Technology
Associate of Applied Science or Certificate

Hammer out the dents!

If you love working with your hands and enjoy showcasing your artistic talent, consider a career in auto body repair. Train in San Juan College’s state-of-the-art facility that is designed to streamline education so that you can begin working in the shop of your choice quickly! The auto body industry is comprised of many different fields ranging from custom hot rod builders to insurance adjusters. The demand for qualified workers with knowledge of specific technologies, materials, and make and models of cars is expected to continue growing in an already thriving industry.

Start your engine!

San Juan College’s Auto Body program offers training that will put you ahead of rest! You will learn to master the basic skills required to obtain a career in the collision repair industry or related fields. The program provides instruction in accordance with the ASE and I-CAR standards. Through theoretical and applied training, you will receive the education you need to become a successful auto body technician and enter the collision repair industry with confidence.

Take the next step!

Contact the program coordinator to learn more about this rewarding career. This program is currently three semesters so you will receive the training, experience, education to quickly prepare for a job!

Download the Auto Body informational brochure
Auto Body

SOC Code: 49-3021.00 AAS
SOC Code: 49-3032.00 Cert

Program Information

Estimated Tuition $3,278 AAS
$1,140 Cert
Does not include Books & Fees

Course Length

3 Semesters AAS
2 Semesters Cert

Career Information

Median Hourly Wages $19.97 AAS $18.50 Cert
Median Annual Wages $35K- Mid $60K (depending on experience)
Projected Job Growth
(2014-2024)
Faster than average 5-13%
Projected Job Openings
48,100 AAS
237,200 Cert

Contact Information

Program Coordinator
Jared Blood
bloodj@sanjuancollege.edu
(505) 566-3352