Auto Body Refinishing | Dipl
This program is eligible for free tuition
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes

This college diploma program is tailored to equip individuals with the skills necessary for standard refinishing procedures, color blending, and color tinting in the automotive industry. Students will gain proficiency in identifying and resolving issues associated with common paint problems encountered in refinishing processes. The curriculum emphasizes hands-on learning, allowing participants to engage in practical projects from the very first day of class, ensuring a seamless transition from theory to application.

To enhance the learning experience, all students are mandated to possess their own personal tool set for use in classroom and lab projects. This requirement underscores the program's commitment to providing practical, real-world training, where students actively apply their skills in a hands-on environment. Graduates of this diploma program will emerge well-prepared to excel in the field of automotive refinishing, equipped with the knowledge and hands-on experience needed to address various challenges in the industry.

Meet Your Advisor

Lorena Carmona
Career Navigator
Call  712.317.3301
Sioux City Campus, Admissions
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Required Classes for Auto Body Refinishing | Dipl

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Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Tim Hardyk
Automotive Collision Repair Technology Instructor
Call  712.317.3410
Sioux City Campus, Room D405

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $6,262.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $6,448.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,275.00/semester

* This is an approximate cost based on tuition and fees set by the Board of Directors before each school year. Course level fees may also apply. Additional charges for licensure or credential testing may be a part of your program.
** The cost of books varies per program.