Trade & Industry Department | Auto Body Service Technology
Collision Repair Technology

For Parents

QUESTION: Are there excellent career options for your son or daughter who have successfully completed a program in the Auto Body Program at the College of Southern Idaho?

ANSWER: Autobody Technology offers a complete one or two year program. This nationally recognized program includes an opportunity for students to learn by doing in both a classroom and lab environment. If your teen is interested in problem-solving, working with a team, and being involved in one of the most in-demand careers in the nation, encourage your son or daughter to consider a future in this well paying field. Today technicians can earn early career salary between $30,000 and $60,000 with journeyman technicians earning $70,000.

Autobody Technology allows your son or daughter to learn this high tech craft through classroom instruction, lab work, and experience a mentored internship. This program emphasizes technical skills and applied academics. It also teaches professional development skills, employability training, safety and offers industry environmental certifications.

Today’s young men and women need careers that offer them the chance to turn their position into a lifelong career. Auto Body Service Technology is a business and education partnership that combines a rigorous educational process with job shadowing, mentoring, employability skills, and hands-on-training to prepare young men and women for entry-level positions in the Auto Body industry.

CSI’s Auto Body Program offers your sons and daughters state-of-the-art facilities and equipment; nationally certified instructors; real college-level education at an extremely reasonable price.

Ninety percent (90%) of our graduates are employed or go on to further their education each year.

Here is why your son or daughter should attend the College of Southern Idaho:

  • Quality Education
  • Affordable
  • Small Class Sizes
  • Dedicated Faculty
  • State-of-the-art facilities and equipment

We hope that when your son or daughter enrolls in our Auto Body Program you are willing to share with us your e-mail address so that we can provide you with a short monthly summary of what is occurring in the program.