Auto Body Collision Technology

Auto Body Collision Technology

 

REFINISHING TECHNICIAN ASSISTANT

Refinishing Assistants buff cars and trucks, install detail, sand, tape, mix paint and paint small jobs and used cars.

Program Title:
Auto Body Collision Technology

Award Type:
Occupational Certificate

Credits: Total Occupational Certificate Credits 17
Award Outcomes:
  • Solve paint application problems.
  • Apply primer surfacer to paint company and industry standards.

Career Opportunities:
Auto Body Technicians work for automotive dealerships, independent auto shops, government agencies and other organizations that maintain their own fleets of trucks and cars. As a Refinishing Technician`s Assistant the student will work with a Journeyman Painter who will direct the student in the refinish environment. There are also opportunities to be employed as an insurance adjuster, manufacturer`s representative, auto service and sales person or wholesale parts and tool sales person.

Choose Total Occupational Certificate Credits 17 credits from the following areas:
Technical Studies Required: 14 Credits
ABCT1240 Detailing 2
ABCT1255 Environmental Health, Safety and Equipment Preparation for Finishes 4
ABCT1260 Surface Preparing and Finish Application 4
ABCT1265 Tinting and Blending 4
Technical Studies Electives: 3 Credits
ABCT1235 Finish Defects 2
ABCT1250 Auto Body Painting Internship 1-4
ABCT2600 Collision Lab 1-8
General Education Required: 0 Credits
General Education Electives: 0 Credits