ABCT1538 Auto Restoration

Course Description

This course will emphasize the repair of older vehicles not normally associated with collision repair. Topics will include: panel replacement, rust repair, body filler application, corrosion protection, and primer application.

Student Learning Outcomes

  • examine factors determining repair vs. replacement
  • identify metal straightening methods
  • determine the extent of direct and indirect damage and develop a repair plan
  • identify welding and cutting procedures
  • perform welding and cutting procedures
  • identify and use filler products
  • identify and use primers
  • identify and use abrasives
  • discuss restoration levels
  • comply with personal and environmentally safe practices
  • perform metal straightening and panel replacement procedures


Please see eServices for section availability and current pre-req/test score requirements for this course.

2 credits: 1 lecture / presentation, 1 lab, 0 other