• Program: Auto Body Collision Technology
  • Course: Panel Replacement and Restoring Corrosion Protection
  • Course #: ABCT2055
  • Total Credits: 4

Course Description

The student will learn how vehicles are manufactured which will allow them to understand crush factors in accidents. The student will learn how to restore the vehicles to pre-accident condition as proper procedures for panel replacement will control all safety features of the vehicles such as air bag deployment and seat belt operation. The student will learn the proper techniques that will be required in the welding processes as there are different metals within the structure which require different welding methods. The student will understand the different corrosion protection methods on interior and exterior panels.

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:
Identify procedures for rail replacement
Identify the proper joint to be used in panel repair
Select the proper procedure for inner panel replacement
Select the proper procedure for rocker panel replacement
Select the proper procedure for "b" pillar replacement
Describe causes of corrosion protection
Restore corrosion protection coatings
Demonstrate the proper welds
Prepare safe work stations
Demonstrate proper inner structural parts replacement
Demonstrate procedure for front sheet metal replacement
Select proper procedure for rear body replacement
Select proper procedure for floor pan replacement

Credit Details
  • Lecture: 2
  • Lab: 2
  • MnTC Goal: 0
Course Details

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