Forge Your Path To A Career In Automotive & Diesel Technology
Blend your passion for precision and hard work with the industry-specific training you need to start a career—backed by a degree from one the most well-respected schools in the industry.
You’ll start by learning professional workplace behavior and safe, proper use of the tools of the trade. Next, you’ll slide into the fundamentals of vehicle construction, metal body panel repair and straightening, using all the latest techniques in welding, cutting, body filling and abrasive sanding.
You’ll learn about air conditioning, anti-lock brakes and traction control systems, electrical circuits, heating and cooling systems, restraint systems, suspension systems, squeeze-type resistance spot welding, and structural measuring and straightening.
Kick off with a basic instruction in surface preparation and masking, then move on to detailing, paint mixing and application, spray gun operation, and spot repair and blending techniques.
In the last phase of the Core program, you’ll learn about corrosion protection, damage analysis and estimating, hazardous materials, plastic welding/repair/refinishing, refinishing equipment, and worker protection.
Most Collision & Refinishing students choose Street Rod, Trim & Upholstery, Chassis Fabrication, or Applied Service Management, all of which are designed to complement the skills you’ve learned and help you stand out to employers.
Past WyoTech Collision & Repair students have gained employment in almost every transportation industry. From aviation to boating, heavy equipment to light-duty cars/trucks, the skills you’ll gain in this program are needed nearly everywhere on Earth. Although job placement isn’t guaranteed, our career services team works hard with our employer partners to place as many students as possible.
Source: O*Net Online Sample of Reported Job Titles & Job Zone