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

This college diploma program is designed to prepare individuals for performing fundamental body repairs, including panel replacements, frame repair and analysis, and unibody structural repairs in the automotive industry. Participants will be introduced to essential techniques such as the use of a frame machine, MIG welding, plastic welding, and spot welding. The curriculum encompasses a comprehensive approach, teaching students how to effectively address damage on a crashed vehicle, from basic repairs to the final stages before painting.

Through hands-on training and theoretical instruction, graduates of this program will acquire the skills and knowledge necessary to excel in the field of automotive body repair, providing a solid foundation for a career in this dynamic and crucial sector of the automotive 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 Structural Repair | Dipl

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Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Tim Hardyk
Tim Hardyk
Automotive Collision Repair Technology Instructor
Call  712.317.3410
Sioux City Campus, Room D405
Kyle Lesline
Kyle Lesline
Auto Collision Repair Tech Instructor
Call  712-317-3186
Sioux City Campus

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $6,464.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $6,656.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester **
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,400.00/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.