Autobody

Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing

Traffic mishaps occur daily, so there is always a demand for talented collision repair technicians who can make damaged vehicles look brand new.

The appearance of the vehicle today is more important than ever. The LCI’s Autobody program can give you valuable skills that will be useful throughout life and the hands-on training and experience to refinish, repair, and repaint your own projects. You can also start a career that is challenging and rewarding.

Our Certified Instructor will train you in every detail of collision repair, surface preparation, basic dent repair, MIG, plasma, plastic component repair, detailing, custom painting, and the ins and outs of auto body construction.

The LCI Auto Collision program has advanced equipment and tools, new hoists, a urethane waterborne base/clear/tri coat paint system, HVLP/RP gravity-feed spray guns, and air brushes for the specialized skills to custom paint and do graphics. Enrol in all of the auto collision classes and take advantage of placement assistance for a successful career in auto collision repair that will not be accidental!

Autobody 9 (non credit course)

This quarter semester exploratory course provides students with an opportunity to experience working in an autobody shop. Students will have the opportunity to learn about safety, hand tools, automobile types, welding, metal forming and finishing, bodyworking and painting. The students will get to perform a small automotive-based project.

This course offers first year Auto Collision students an opportunity to combine theory and practical hands-on experience in minor Autobody repair and maintenance. Students will gain experience M.I.G welding, as well as perform minor sheet metal repair, surface preparation, refinishing, spray painting, and specialty and custom painting.

Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing 10 (credits earned vary)

This course offers first year Auto Collision students an opportunity to combine theory and practical hands-on experience in minor Autobody repair and maintenance. Students will gain experience M.I.G welding, as well as perform minor sheet metal repair, surface preparation, refinishing, spray painting, and specialty and custom painting.

Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing 20 (credits earned vary)

This course offers second year Auto Collision students an opportunity to experience basic Autobody repair. The LCI’s hands-on Auto Collision Lab provides students a facility to repair and maintain their own vehicles as well as other projects that require repairs, refinishing and painting, vehicle detailing and touch-up. Students will gain experience in the fundamentals of Sheet metal, Fiberglass, and Plastic repair. The emphasis of Auto Collision 20 is for the students to perform a basic spray-painting repair using Urethane Basecoat/Clearcoat two-stage/tri-coat paint system.

Auto Collision Repair & Refinishing 30 (credits earned vary)

This course offers third year auto collision students a wide variety of experiences in the trade of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing. The students will be allowed to expand on previously learned skills and introduces them to advanced body repair techniques, panel replacement, and spray-painting methods. In Auto Collision 30, the students are allowed to repair collision damage and can perform a complete paint job. Glass removal, installation, and Damage Repair Estimation are is also part of the course content.