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Career Area: Transportation, Distribution and Logistics
Technical Diploma
Program Number: 31-405-1
Approximately 1 Year to Complete
This is based on full-time enrollment. Actual time to completion may vary based on the availability of courses a college offers and the number of credits the student takes in any given time period.
Credit Program
Most credit programs are eligible for financial aid, while most non-credit certificates provide valuable work-related skills on a short timeline. Check with the college offering the program to determine if it is eligible for financial aid.
Average Annual Tuition: $4386
This is based on one year of full-time enrollment for in-state students. WTCS tuition is set by the Wisconsin Technical College System Board in March for the following year. It does not include books, materials or program/college-related fees.
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Auto Collision Repair and Refinish Technician (One-year) Careers

Recent Wisconsin job postings for this degree:

Auto Body Technician
Body Mechanic
Auto Body

Average Median Wage


Auto Collision Repair and Refinish Technician (One-year) Programs

This program provides students with the necessary skills for job entry into the metal finishing and painting areas of the auto body and light truck trade. Courses cover welding, panel replacement, metal forming, sheet metal alignment and finishing.