Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing

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This program includes classroom and shop experiences in all phases of the repair of damaged auto bodies, fenders, and frames. Skills are developed in metal welding and cutting, straightening, filing, grinding, and sanding for concealment of imperfections. Painting and replacement of body parts and components are taught. Instruction also includes use of parts and repair manuals, price lists, and flat rate manuals for estimating and pricing repairs to customers, Recordkeeping, shop safety, housekeeping, and employability skills are related skills covered in the program.

 What you will learn:

► Introduction to Collision and Body Repair
► Surface Preparation of Vehicles
► Outer Body Panels and Construction
► Preparation and Metal Finishing
► Automotive Welding
► Plastics and S.M.C. Repair
► Estimating
► Unibody and Frame Straightening
► Spray Equipment and Automotive Painting
► Employability Skills
► Entrepreneurship

Employment Opportunities:

► Car dealerships
► Independent auto body shops
► Boatyards
► Detail shops
► Used car lots
► Insurance adjuster 

1,400 clock hours 

The following table illustrate the program structure:

Course # OCP Course Name Hours
ARR0210 A Paint and Body Helper 250
ARR0213 A Paint and Body Assistant 250
ARR0020 B Auto Collision Estimator 100
ARR0313 C Frame and Body Repairman 150
ARR0127 D Automotive Refinishing 325
ARR0240 C Automobile Body Repairer 325
    TOTAL HOURS 1400


► TABE assessment
► High school students must be at least 16 years of age and enrolled in at least the 10th grade

Program Offered:
Monday through Friday
8:00 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Total Program Cost:
Costs based on 2014-15 school year. All costs and fees are subject to change.

Program Items Approximate Total Program Costs
Tuition - 1,400 hours $3,889.00
Textbooks $500.00
Tools $200.00
Uniforms $80.00
Application Fee (non-refundable) $30.00
AAAE (Learning Center) Fee
(If remediation is required)
Industry Certification Exam $60.00
Graduation Fee $50.00
TOTAL $4,839.00

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