What you will learn

What You Will Learn

  • Collision and cosmetic repairs: minor sheet metal repair, welding of mild and high-strength steels, panel replacement, and measuring with laser and mechanical measuring systems
  • Removal and Replacement of sheet metal panels, glass, plastic body parts
  • Welding
  • Damage analysis and estimation
  • Electrical wiring for vehicles
  • Refinish (prep and painting): panel and overall refinishing using the latest techniques and equipment
  • Safety
  • Tools and equipment used
  • Undercoats, types and applications, automotive plastic identification
  • Learn various causes and cures of surface defects
  • Paint blending and color matching
  • Develop and maintain occupational relationships
  • Effectively communicate with customers and peers
  • Proficient in mathematical skills necessary for technical fields

Auto Collision Refinishing

  • Smoothing and sanding substrate
  • Undercoat, use and application
  • Base coat, mixing, matching & blending
  • Urrethane clear coat application
  • Detailing

Auto Collision Repair

  • Straightening bent structures
  • Removing dents from fenders and body panels
  • Welding torn metal and replacing

With this degree

  • Know various fundamentals of the collision repair industry
  • How to evaluate vehicles and produce estimates structural and non-structural analysis of automobiles
  • Auto body shop management
  • How to further your career in the industry by either owning your own business or working for other companies

By the time you finish the program, you should have acquired a complete set of collision repair tools, so you are fully prepared to enter the job market. 






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