Tools & Books - Auto Body Technology

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Tool Vendors & Textbooks

Tools and Roller Cabinet

There are various tool suppliers that provide this list of tools and roller cabinet at a discounted price range of $2000.00 - $3000.00. These discounted prices are offered to the students that are enrolled in the ABOD program. If you decide to purchase tools and a toolbox without using financial aid, you may use any tool vendor that can provide the required tools and box size listed on the ABOD required tool list. A bookstore deferment system is in place for students who qualify for financial aid to purchase the required tools and toolbox for the program. The deferment can be used at the College bookstore 30 days prior to the start of the school year. The bookstore tool set and box is from a preselected vendor with an approximate cost of $2300.00.

Required Tool List

  • General Purpose Dolly
  • Heel Dolly
  • Comma Dolly
  • Wedge Dolly
  • Body Repair Hammer
  • General Purpose Pick Hammer
  • Heavy Duty Bumping Hammer
  • Utility Pick Hammer
  • Safety Glasses (OSHA-Z87)
  • Door Trim Panel Remover (Set of 4)
  • Trim Removal Kit (Set of 5)
  • 14 Piece 1/4 Drive 6 Point Metric Socket Set (deep)
  • 15 Piece 1/4 Drive 6 Point Metric Socket Set (shallow)
  • 1/4 Drive Air Ratchet & Air Coupling
  • 8” Long Nose Pliers
  • 3 Piece Slip Joint Pliers Set
  • Locking Jaw Pliers (short and long Nose)
  • 11 Piece 12 Point Combination Metric Wrench Set
  • 17 Piece 3/8 Drive 6 Point Metric Socket Set (shallow)
  • 12 Piece 3/8 Drive 12 Point Metric Socket Set (deep)
  • Paint Preparation System 25oz Plastic Cup
  • Sanding Block Kit
  • 3” Cut Off Tool
  • Blow Gun
  • 36 Piece Drive Bit Socket Set
  • Aviation Snips
  • 90 Degree Die Grinder & Air Coupling
  • 39 Piece Ratcheting Screwdriver Set
  • 29 Piece Ratcheting Screwdriver Set
  • 6” Orbital Palm Sander with Pad
  • 25’ Tape Measure
  • Gasket Scraper
  • Plastic Spray Bottle
  • Sanding Block Soft Hand Pad
  • 3M Hookit Interface Pad
  • Locking Jaw Pliers Set (C-clamp type)
  • Combination Screwdriver Set (8 piece)
  • Cordless 3/8 Drill
  • Cordless Flashlight/Work light
  • Paint Spray Gun & Air Coupling High Flow
  • Primer Spray Gun & Air Coupling High Flow
  • Air Adjusting Valve

No roller cabinets larger than 42” wide by 24” deep.

Students are required to have their tools within 3 weeks of the start date.

Important! When purchasing tools and/or toolboxes from a vendor other than the bookstore, have all shipments delivered to your personal address, NOT Century College.