Composites Fabrication & Custom Auto

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1 or 2 Year Program
Fine Arts Credit may be awarded at your high school

Graduate from high school with employability skills related to your educational and career goals


Composites Fabrication and Custom Auto is a unique program preparing the student for careers in both composite fabrication and the customization of autos.  Composites are in almost everything from million dollar yachts to wind turbines to custom car parts. Students use the 3 major methods to create composite projects in our very well equipped lab building small boat hulls, snowboards, skateboards and more! Many of the projects students can take home with them including custom airbrushing projects. 

Students will also learn many of the entry-level skills needed for a career or to pursue further education in the Custom Auto Body and/or Composite Material Fabrication field. Our area is home to many great auto shops looking for motivated and talented new employees. Career opportunities are also growing with new composite businesses in the Bangor area opening each year! If you crave a creative opportunity that can become your great career, this may just be for you.

Composite Fabrication and Custom Auto Core Program of Study includes:
– Non-structural/structural repairs              – Airbrushing
– Metal working/welding                                – Pinstriping
– Composite material theory                          – Refinishing
– Carbon fiber composite fabrication           – Composite material molding
– Engineering methods and customizing



Career Paths: Airbrush Artist, Auto Collision Technician, Frame Technician, Independent Body Shop Owner, Painting and Refinishing Technician


3 high school credits each year and college credits while still in high school

Dual Enrolled College Credit Opportunities
NMCC – WEI113 –   Thin Metal Welding

For a complete list of the Program of Studies Agreements, please click here.

National/State Certificates/Licenses
OSHA 10-Hour General Industry Safety & Health Certificate
American Lift Institute (ALI) Automotive Lift Safety Certificate
Maine Oxy Fuel / Oxygen & Grinding Certificate
Earn I-Car REfinish Pro-Level Certificates 

Colleges and post-secondary programs affiliated with this program include, but are not limited to the following:

  • Northern Maine Community College


Pre-requisite Academic Courses:

  • Algebra 1
  • Ability to read, comprehend, & write at a high school level


Click here to apply online as soon as possible. Please mention this program specifically in the "Tell us why you are interested in United Technologies Center" online form. 


This course meets Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, and Fri from 8:30 am to 1:45 pm.


This course is held at United Technologies Center .

Other Information

Course ID: AUB