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Auto Body Restoration

Course Title: Auto Body Restoration

Description: This course is designed to prepare the student for an entry-level position in the auto body restoration field. The training is graduated based upon the student’s skill, experience. Course topics will include a study of automobile construction and design, removing & installing parts, cutting materials, metalworking, welding, 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: 422.5 Hours


• Work on assigned auto repair/restoration project.

• Learn the basic uses of tools.

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

• Keeping personal safety first and foremost.

• How to work metal to original shape.

• How to disassemble and reassemble the vehicle.

• How to prime and paint.

CEU’s: 42.2

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.

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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