• Program: Auto Body Collision Technology
  • Course: Metal Straightening and Body Filler I
  • Course #: ABCT1155
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

This course will cover metal straightening, the purpose of plastic fillers and how to use them for their intended purpose in autobody repair.

Course Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Disability Services

Hennepin Technical College offers reasonable accommodations to qualified students with disabilities. If you have a documented disability that may require accommodations, contact the college’s Disability Services Director: Sara Laviolette at Brooklyn Park (763-488-2477) or Jean Kreutter at Eden Prairie (952-995-1544).

Course Goals

The following goals will be addressed in the course:
Apply metal straightening procedures
Differentiate between types of tools
Protect autobody parts
Exercise metal shrinking procedures
Exercise metal grinding procedures
Identify the uses of plastic fillers
Demonstrate mixing plastic filler
Manipulate plastic filler
Employ plastic filler sanding procedures
Manipulate plastic filler to correct contour
Assess checking straightness
Demonstrate metal finishing techniques

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
    Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR Qualifying score on ESL reading assessment test
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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