Auto Body Repair and Repainting
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.
Auto Body Welding
A study of industry standard welding and cutting procedures.
Auto Plastic Sheet Molding
A comprehensive course in repair of interior and exterior plastics including the use of various types of adhesives and plastic welding.
Basic Metal Repair
In depth coverage of basic metal principles and working techniques including proper tool usage.
Collision Repair Estimating
An advanced course in collision estimating and development of an accurate damage report.
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 trim and replacement parts.
Collision Repair Shop Management
A study of methods and equipment used in collision repair shops to improve management functions and profitability.
Special Topics in Automotive Body Repair
Topics address current events, skills, knowledge, and/or attitudes and behaviors pertinent to the technology or occupation and relevant to the professional development of the student. This course was designed to be repeated multiple times to improve student proficiency.
Structural Analysis and Damage Repair V
Advanced development in the operation of equipment and the procedures involved in the repair of body structures. Special emphasis on conducting a thorough damage analysis as well as demonstrating proper pulling and anchoring techniques.
Major Collision Repair and Panel Replacement
Instruction in preparation of vehicles for major repair processes. This course covers interpreting information from damage reports, planning repair sequences, selecting appropriate tools, and organizing removed parts for reinstallation.
Skill development in multi-stage refinishing including techniques. Further development in identification of problems and development of solutions in color matching and partial panel refinishing.
Specialized Refinishing Techniques
Advanced topics in specialty automotive refinishing. Emphasis on refinishing interior plastics, fiberglass, and aluminum and galvanized panels as well as custom graphics and current industry innovations.