An introduction to the collision repair industry with emphasis on safety, professionalism, and vehicle structural design.
A study of collision repair welding and cutting procedures.
An introduction to the use of hand and power tools, techniques of metalworking, body preparation, plastic fillers, fiberglass and SMC repair, sanding, and application of primers with emphasis on shop safety practices.
A comprehensive course in repair of interior and exterior plastics including the use of various types of adhesives.
Introduction to damaged vehicle measurement and structural alignment equipment.
Covers basic metal principles and working techniques including proper tool usage and product application.
An introduction to current refinishing products, shop safety, and equipment used in the automotive refinishing industry. Emphasis on surface preparation, masking techniques, and refinishing of replacement parts.
Training in the roughing and shaping procedures on automotive sheet metal necessary to perform body repairs. Emphasis on the alignment of component parts such as doors, hood, front-end assemblies, and deck lids.
Practical, general workplace training supported by an individualized learning plan developed by the employer, college, and student.
An advanced course in collision estimating and development of a damage report utilizing estimating software.