Industry Certifications:

  • Mechanical and Electrical

  • Non-structural Analysis and Damage Repair

  • Painting and Refinishing

  • Structural Analysis and Damage Repair

High School Credit:

  • 3 Elective Credits

Auto Body

This program is designed to provide students with the fundamental skills needed to enter the auto body trade.  Students will have the opportunity to perform panel replacement, sheet metal repair, frame construction repairs, and plastic shaping and sanding. 

Students will also learn to use the MIG welder, uni-spotter, and power and hand tools that are used in the auto body industry.  Safety procedures will be included throughout the program.  The second year will cover more advanced skills in the areas of major collision repair, base coat/clear coat painting single stage paints, intro to airbrushing, glass installation, estimating repairs and frame and body alignments.   

Student projects are encouraged, which means that we encourage a student to bring in their own vehicle or project to work

Tech Staff

Kenneth Westin

Auto Body Instructor

207-493-4270

kwestin@rsu39.org

Auto Body

The auto body program prepares individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to repair, reconstruct and finish automobile bodies, fenders, and external features. The auto body program includes instruction in structure analysis, damage repair, non-structural analysis, mechanical and electrical components, plastics and adhesives, painting and refinishing techniques, and damage analysis and estimating.

Maine Certified Industry Standards for CIP 47.0603

OR

  • NATEF Non-Structural Analysis and Damage Repair

NATEF Information