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Auto Body Repair


Course Title: Introduction to Auto Body Repair

Description: Students will be taught how to identify and describe the current types of body/frame construction; identify and describe the individual components of both conventional and unitized construction; evaluate vehicle damage through proper application of measuring and gauging equipment; identify and differentiate between the types of equipment available for making effective frame and underbody repairs; and return vehicle to pre-accident condition. The training is graduated based upon the student’s skill and experience. Course topics will include a study of automobile construction and design, removing, installing, and cutting materials, metalworking, painting, use of tools, safety procedures and other related topics.

Course Learning Objectives: Feedback of student progress is continuous and focused on the task/project at hand. As a student accomplishes a given task set, the student’s progress is evaluated and critiqued. A student’s level of success will be determined by the commitment, discipline, and effort that they put into the course.

Course Length: 246.0 Hours

Outline:

• Work on assignments given out by instructor.

• Learn the basic uses of tools.

• Study the different types of materials used in repair process.

• Keeping personal safety first and foremost.

• How to determine, list and describe vehicle damage

• Learn the disassemble and reassemble procedures of a vehicle.

CEU’s: 24.6

Pre-Requisites: None

Textbook(s) Required: None

Supplies or Other Requirements: Some safety equipment and repair materials.

Grading: Students will receive a “S” Satisfactory if they attend 80% of the total course hours and meet course requirements as established by instructor or a “U” Unsatisfactory if are absent in excess of 20% of total course hours or fail to meet course requirements as established by instructor.

• Complete classroom work at 70%

• Complete lab work at 70%

Attendance: Students must attend 80% of total course hours.

Disability Statement: If you have a disability that may affect your academic performance and are seeking accommodations, it is your responsibility to inform the ADA service office. The office is located in room 117 of the Patterson Building. You may call Andra Bennett, 704-991-0214, if you have any questions concerning disability services. It is important to request accommodations early enough to the ADA services offices adequate time to consider your request and recommend reasonable accommodations. Instructors will provide necessary accommodations based on the recommendations of the ADA services office.

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