Auto Body Structural Repair | Dipl - Western Iowa Tech Community College
Western Iowa Tech Community College
Auto Body Structural Repair | Dipl

Auto Body Structural Repair | Dipl

Degree
Diploma
Credits
32
Location
Sioux City
Estimated Program Costs Required Classes
This program is eligible for free tuition

This diploma option prepares you to perform basic body repairs, panel replacements, frame repair and analysis, and unibody structural repairs. You will be introduced to the use of a frame machine, MIG welding, plastic welding and spot welding. Students will also learn how to take a crashed vehicle and fix all of the damage up to being painted.

All  students are required to have their own personal tool set to use for classroom/lab projects. You may be in the lab and working the first day of class and tools are required. View the Tools and Purchasing Procedures.

Meet Your Advisor

Nicholas Demke
Nicholas Demke
Educational Coordinator
nick.demke@witcc.edu
712.317.3213
Sioux City Campus
Book an Appointment http://www2.witcc.edu/admissions/nicholas

Required Classes for Auto Body Structural Repair | Dipl

SDV 108 The College Experience 1
CRR 102 Sheet Metal Welding 3
CRR 411 Interior Body Construction 3
CRR 403 Exterior Body Construction 3
CRR 323 Sheet Metal Fundamentals 3
MAT 772 Applied Math 3
     
CRR 202 Plastic Repair 3
CRR 504 Frame and Unibody Damage Analysis 4
CRR 533 Structural Repair 3
CRR 551 Integral Body Repair 3
COM 723 Workplace Communications OR 3
COM 753 Technical Communications 3
 

Meet Your Faculty and Staff

Ben Ricklefs
Ben Ricklefs
Automotive Collision Repair Technology Instructor
ben.ricklefs@witcc.edu
712.317.3125
Sioux City, Room D421
Tim Hardyk
Tim Hardyk
Automotive Collision Repair Technology Instructor
tim.hardyk@witcc.edu
712.317.3410
Sioux City, Room D405
Greg Strong
Greg Strong
Division Chair
greg.strong@witcc.edu
712.317.3289
Sioux City, Room B109
 

Estimated Program Costs

In-state tuition and fees: $6,304.00 *
Out-of-state tuition and fees: $6,336.00 *
Educational fees: $97.00/semester
Estimated books: $200.00/semester
Estimated transportation and personal expense: $2,273.00/semester
Estimated student housing and meals: $3,075.00/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.