• Program: Auto Body Collision Technology
  • Course: Environmental Health, Safety and Equipment Preparation for Finishes
  • Course #: ABCT1255
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

The student will develop a plan for refinishing a vehicle using the correct operation of equipment and paint. Concerns for environmental health and safety will be followed and enforced. This course will cover the characteristics of hazardous wastes and its safe handling, storage, and disposal.

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:
Explain EPA hazardous waste disposal regulations
Illustrate OSHA standards for fire protection equipment
Analyze personal paint shop safety
Evaluate different types of paint
Identify vehicle color codes
Develop a plan for refinishing using a total product system
Prepare painting environment
Practice daily clean up
Demonstrate mixing paint using a formula
Identify how a paint system is applied by the manufacturer
Identify a vehicle color code
Use vehicle color codes

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details
  • Prerequisites: 
  • Campus: Brooklyn Park/Eden Prairie

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