by Allen B. Ury
If custom cars are your passion, you can turn that hobby into a profession by taking theMotorsports Chassis Fabrication specialty program at WyoTech in Sacramento, Calif. This specialty program can give you hands-on training in the fundamentals of metalworking, metal finishing, welding, frame design and other construction essentials. Courses are taught by industry professionals who are experts in the automotive field.
The Motorsports Chassis Fabrication specialty program is offered as part of WyoTech’sCollision/Refinishing Technology program, a career education program designed for automotive enthusiasts who want to go pro. When you take this specialty program, you will get hands-on experience in:
- Pattern and outline development
- Mechanical drawing and reading
- Attachment methods
- Metal cutting and finishing
- MIG and TIG welding
- Frame design and modifications
- Roll cage construction
- Complete tube chassis fabrication
Skills you will learn from the Collision/Refinishing Technology “core” curriculum include:
- MIG welding
- Mechanical systems related to collision repair
- Steel and aluminum panel repair techniques
- Structural measuring and repair
- Replacing bolted and welded panels
- And more!
You will also learn the fundamentals of refinishing, including:
- Surface preparation and masking
- Spray gun operation
- Spot repair
- Plastic repair
- And more!
Upon graduation, WyoTech’s Career Services department can help you leverage your newly acquired skills to compete for entry-level positions with dealerships, auto shops and repair facilities in your area.
About the Sacramento Campus
Opened in 2004, WyoTech’s West Sacramento campus continues to build on 40 years of automotive excellence that is the WyoTech tradition. Our modern 230,000 square-foot campus stands in the heart of the state that gave America the hot rod, the freeway and “American Graffiti.” Our instructors are all seasoned professionals who are eager to help launch you on a new road to career success and satisfaction.
For more information about class availability, schedules and costs, contact WyoTech today!
Financial aid is available for those who qualify.