Automotive Collision Repair

COURSE OVERVIEW
(DOE COURSE: AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION REPAIR I -5514)

Students will learn the skills needed for entry-level employment in the fast-paced environment of an automotive collision repair facility. These skills include basic panel repairs, panel replacement,
automotive plastic repairs, unibody and frame damage analysis and repair, GMA (MIG) and oxy/acetylene use. Estimating the cost of repairs is also part of the course curriculum.

  • Introduction and discussion related to the fundamentals of collision repair, welding, trim and hardware, and exterior panel repair of automobiles
  • Vehicle construction and terminology, collision energy management, automotive fasteners, and bolt-on replacement parts will also be covered
  • Repair and/or replace steel and plastic automotive and truck body panels to pre-accident condition using professional grade tools and equipment
  • Work side-by-side with experienced collision repair technicians
  • Efficiently produce quality repairs in the fast-paced environment of an automotive collision repair facility
  • MSDS, environmental laws, and material mixing
  • Paint vehicles using industry-standard equipment and materials
  • Learn the skills used in inspecting, recording, and diagnosing damage on a damaged vehicle
  • Calculate estimates to repair damaged vehicles,
    including paint, materials, parts, and labor
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared for immediate employment in the automotive collision repair industry, ASE certification, and/or further education

Earn up to 20 college credits and early college certificate
Costs = $80

Automotive Collision Repair

COURSE OVERVIEW
(DOE COURSE: AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION REPAIR I -5514)

Students will learn the skills needed for entry-level employment in the fast-paced environment of an automotive collision repair facility. These skills include basic panel repairs, panel replacement,
automotive plastic repairs, unibody and frame damage analysis and repair, GMA (MIG) and oxy/acetylene use. Estimating the cost of repairs is also part of the course curriculum.

  • Introduction and discussion related to the fundamentals of collision repair, welding, trim and hardware, and exterior panel repair of automobiles
  • Vehicle construction and terminology, collision energy management, automotive fasteners, and bolt-on replacement parts will also be covered
  • Repair and/or replace steel and plastic automotive and truck body panels to pre-accident condition using professional grade tools and equipment
  • Work side-by-side with experienced collision repair technicians
  • Efficiently produce quality repairs in the fast-paced environment of an automotive collision repair facility
  • Introduction and discussion related to safety and the environment, refinish equipment, and color theory, application, tinting, and blending
  • MSDS, environmental laws, and material mixing
  • Paint vehicles using industry-standard equipment and materials
  • Learn the skills used in inspecting, recording, and diagnosing damage on a damaged vehicle
  • Calculate estimates to repair damaged vehicles, including paint, materials, parts, and labor
CAREER FOCUS
  • Students will be prepared for immediate employment in the automotive collision repair industry, ASE certification, and/or further education

Earn up to 20 college credits and early college certificate
Costs = $80