Students demonstrate collision repair procedures on production type vehicles and projects according to National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) and Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) standards. Students gain additional hands on experience and continue to refine skills learned in previous courses. Students accomplish this by having the opportunity to observe, practice and demonstrate their skills in an industry like setting. Emphasis will be placed on demonstrating the principles of refinish preparation, refinishing and dent repair.
Student Learning Outcomes
- Perform daily work according to repair order process.
- Update supplement repair order as needed.
- Analyze basic types of auto body damage.
- Demonstrate proper use of aluminum and plastic repair equipment.
- Compare different types of repair methods of plastics.
- Perform metal finishing techniques to industry standards.
- Demonstrate methods of applying and sanding body filler on plastic and aluminum to industry standards.
- Complete panel removal, replacement and adjustment.
- Describe and practice the use of refinishing equipment and proper paint application techniques.
- Demonstrate Metal Inert Gas (MIG) aluminum welding to I-CAR Standards.
- Show safe shop operation practices.
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