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Auto Body Technology

Available at the Hastings Campus


    Constant changes in automotive manufacturing processes and new technology are creating challenging opportunities for skilled auto body technicians. Employment in this field is expected to increase as the number of vehicles grows.

    Job opportunities should be very good for people with formal training, according the U.S. Department of Labor.

    The auto body technology program located at CCC-Hastings provides training in all aspects of auto body repair including sheet metal repair, frame straightening, glass   installation, welding, front end assembly, panel replacement, paints and refinishing and cost estimation. 

    Students develop professional skills by completing auto body repair projects using state-of-the-art equipment in our auto body lab. 

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    • At 2017-18 tuition and fee rates, completing the 63 credits required for the Autobody Technology degree costs:

      Nebraska residents - $6,300
      Non-residents - $9,072

      These costs are for tuition and fees only for the program of study as listed in the CCC online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses, retaking courses or taking courses in addition to those required for the degree. It does not include the cost of books, supplies, tools, computers or other items that may be required.

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    • Finish in 2 years by completing 15-16 credits a semester for 4 semesters

      The length of time to complete the degree is based on a student taking only the courses required for the program as listed in our online catalog. It does not include the cost of foundations courses that may be required based on COMPASS, ASSET or ACT scores, retaking courses or taking courses that are not required by your program of study.

      Your adviser will develop a program of study to meet your individual needs.

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