Street Rod - WyoTech

Street Rod


Specialty Program

Learn the art of
Shaping Steel
– and –
Custom Paint

in just 12 weeks!

If it can be done with sheet metal, you’ll learn how here.

Not many people can say they learned the foundations of metal shaping at one of the most respected shops in the nation. During your 12 weeks in our Street Rod program, you’ll build the specialized skill set needed to completely modify the exterior of a car—starting with basic rust repair and panel replacement, then advancing to creating and applying custom modifications.

The skills and hands-on experience you’ll earn through this program can be applied to working on, modifying, and customizing anything out there with wheels or wings.

mig / tig welding

Including hands-on experience with TIG-welding aluminum

forming and folding metal 

Apply the foundational skills of metal shaping to today’s modern projects.

CUSTOM PAINT  

Refine your skills in airbrushing, gold leaf, stenciling, pearls and candies, woodgraining

Week
1-6

The focus of this phase is fabricating a class-sponsored project. You’ll begin the phase with MIG and TIG welding—including hands-on experience with TIG-welding aluminum—then move on to exploring the basic methods of forming and folding metal. Find the perfect finish by performing all the required body filler work, priming, blocking, and application of base and clear coats.

  • TIG-weld aluminum
  • Form and fold metal
  • Apply base and clear coats

Week
7-12

Learn the foundational skills to today’s modern projects, using tools like English wheels, power hammers, and planishing hammers to complete projects ranging from simple rust hole repair to creating complete, customized panels. Additionally, you’ll complete an intensive custom painting course, focusing on refining your skills in airbrushing, gold leaf, stenciling, pearls and candies, woodgraining, as well as using vinyl cutters and plotters to create and cut out stencils.

  • Repair rust holes
  • Create and cut out stencils
  • Explore custom paint design

GET STARTED

  1. Choose your Core program.
  2. Submit a request for info.
  3. Hear back from your local Admissions Representative within two business days.
  4. Apply for the next start date.

 

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