• Program: Auto Body Collision Technology
  • Degree: Occupational Certificate
  • Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 19
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Auto Body Repair and Refinishing Technicians repair vehicles that are damaged as a result of corrosion and wear. They provide customers with cost estimates for repair, replace or repair body parts and paint vehicles using various materials, equipment and methods.

Career Opportunities

The student will have the ability to learn how to restore older model vehicles.

Award Outcomes:

  • Perform proper replacement techniques on structural parts.
  • Solve paint application problems.
  • Apply primer surfacer to paint company and industry standards.
  • Body fill a one hour dent to industry standards.
  • Execute MIG welding metal procedures according to I-CAR standards.
  • Demonstrate metal cutting using an oxy/act torch.

Required Credits

Technical Studies Requirements 19 Credits
  • ABCT1145 Cutting, Heating and MIG Welding 3
  • ABCT1155 Metal Straightening and Body Filler I 4
  • ABCT1255 Environmental Health, Safety and Equipment Preparation for Finishes 4
  • ABCT1260 Surface Preparing and Finish Application 4
  • ABCT1265 Tinting and Blending 4
General Education Requirements 0 Credits

Elective Credits

Technical Studies Electives 0 Credits
General Education Electives 0 Credits

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