Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing

Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing has three courses to choose from:  Panel Removal and Installation, Panel Repair, and Refinishing.   Each course is valuable in teaching you how the appearance and function of body parts will properly align on a vehicle.  You will also learn to identify and repair various types of plastics and composites used in the industry.  You will learn why undercoats and topcoats are so important and how to apply them professionally.

Course Information

 

Instructors:

Jay Rebensdorf

Eligibility:

Sophomore

Junior

Senior

 

Related Careers:

Auto Body Repair Tech

Auto Body/Glass Installer

Claims Adjuster

Transportation Equipment

Painter

What does it take?

Technical Certificate

Associates Degree

 

What does it make?

$36,000 - $60,000 annually

 

AUTOMOTIVE COLLISION REPAIR & REFINISHING Course

Autobody: Panel Remove & Install


This course teaches basic automotive panel alignment. Students will learn to remove, install
and align bolted body parts such as fenders, hoods, doors, deck-lids, bumpers and bumper covers. Using automobiles
and demonstration panels, students will learn how appearance and function of body parts will properly align on an automobile. Students must be able to work independently and in small groups while in the laboratory.
 

Autobody: Panel Repair


Student will learn basic automotive panel repairs. Students will learn the basics of using metal straightening tools and body fillers. The students will learn to identify and repair various types of plastics and composites on today’s vehicles. Using automobiles and demonstration panels, students will learn how appearance and function of proper body repair procedures. Students must be able to work independently and in small groups while in the laboratory.
 

Autobody: Refinishing


Students will learn basic automotive panel painting procedures. Students will learn the proper operation of the paint spray gun using different products and procedures in automotive refinishing. Students will learn the purpose and application of corrosion protection products during repair procedures. Students will learn the purpose of undercoats and topcoats as well as their application techniques. Students must be able to work independently and in small groups while in the laboratory.