The Lake Washington Institute of Technology (LWTech) Auto Body Technician program is one of the premier auto body repair programs in the Seattle area and King County. Auto Body Technician students work on vehicles every quarter. Emphasis is placed on building the skills necessary to do auto body repair, with a lot of opportunity to practice the skills. Students can start any quarter of the year and obtain either a Certificate of Completion (one quarter) by completing any one of the following four blocks:
LWTech Auto Body students can also receive Auto Body Technician AAS degree. The AAS degree prepares students with skills to compete in the auto body repair
industry. This degree consists of all four of the blocks listed above, as well as,
a fifth quarter of advanced auto body. The laboratory area is designed to simulate
an actual industry repair environment and includes a state-of-the-art painting booth
with the latest in high-tech equipment. Successful graduates are qualified for employment
in the high wage, high demand field of auto body repair.
Classes for this program are typically held in the mornings from 7 a.m. to 11:50 a.m., Monday through Friday.
From the first day of class, you will see that your instructor has a genuine interest in your success. Classes provide you the chance to combine technical theory with skill mastery. You will also work with experts from within the industry, that volunteer their time to demonstrate skills and start networking with technicians and shop owners from across the industry.
Graduates of the program have the opportunity to build a career in the lucrative collision repair & restoration industries.
Auto Body facilities are in need of trained individuals to fill positions such as:
Other related career opportunities include:
For students who completed all four blockslisted above
To learn more about transferring to another college or university, please visit our Transferring from LWTech page.
Mon-Fri, 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Mon-Thurs, 6 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Friday, Closed to the public
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