SECONDARY CTE AUTOBODY PROGRAM
Program Success Story/Photo
The Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology (formerly Autobody),
Secondary program prepares students for transition into the postsecondary
environment. The program offers
introductory courses in two of the four major areas as defined by the National
Automotive Technicians Education Foundation, NATEF. These areas include Autobody Non-Structural & Damage
Repair and Autobody Painting & Refinishing. Graduates of the program will possess foundational knowledge
and skills that can be built upon at the college level. Graduates of the program that receive a
“B” or better in all courses and attain 180 hours of collision repair &
refinishing related work experience will be awarded a Certificate of Mastery in
Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology. Graduates that receive a “C” or better in all courses will
receive a Certificate of Completion.
Program Student Learning Outcomes (SLOs):
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be
Future Career Opportunities
- Describe structural analysis procedures.
- Perform basic frame repairs.
- Identify body panel concerns and perform needed
List career opportunities in this particular field.
The GCC Advantage
Why it is advantageous to enroll in this GCC CTE program...
All students who enroll in GCC CTE programs offered at Guam's public high schools must do so through the GCC Career Counselor assigned to their respective high school. The Career Counselor can help you decide if enrollment in the CTE Autobody program is the most appropriate way for you to fulfill GDOE elective requirements and prepare for college and/or the workforce. The Career Counselor can also help you draft an educational plan that may allow you to graduate from high school with GCC postsecondary program credits, giving you a head start on your postsecondary associate degree or certificate.
Location: Building 600
Hours: 8:00 A.M. – 5:00 P.M.