4 credits per semester, Counts as a Directed Elective or Elective for the General, Core 40, Core 40 with Academic Honors and Core 40 with Technical Honors diplomas
You will learn a variety of Auto Collision techniques such as:
You will also have the opportunity to be involved with our Career and Technical Student Organization (SkillsUSA), where you will learn about leadership, competitive events, and much more!
5514 Automotive Collision Repair I includes classroom and laboratory experiences concerned with all phases of the repair of damaged vehicle bodies and frames, including metal straightening; smoothing areas by filing, grinding, or sanding; concealment of imperfections; painting; and replacement of body components including trim. Students examine the characteristics of body metals including the installation of moldings, ornaments, and fasteners with emphasis on sheet metal analysis and safety. Course coverage also includes instruction in personal and environmental safety practices as related to OSHA and other agencies that affect individuals working in the ground transportation technology areas. Additional instruction is given in the course on measurement principles and automotive fasteners. Instruction should also emphasize computerized frame diagnosis, computerized color-mixing, and computerized estimating of repair costs. Additional academic skills taught in this course include precision measurement and mathematical calibrations as well as scientific principles related to adhesive compounds, color-mixing, abrasive materials, metallurgy, and composite materials.
5544 Automotive Collision Repair II Introduces concepts in auto paint considerations with emphasis on the handling of materials and equipment in modern automotive technologies. Instruction should build on concepts learned in Automotive Collision Repair Technology I such as computerized frame diagnosis, computerized color-mixing, and computerized estimating of repair costs. Additional academic skills taught in this course include precision measurement and mathematical calibrations as well as scientific principles related to adhesive compounds, color-mixing, abrasive materials, metallurgy, and composite materials.
Year 1 - Ivy Tech Community College
AUBR 101 (3)- Body Repair I
AUBR 103 (3)- Auto Paint Fundamentals
Year 2 - Vincennes University
AUTO 105 (2)- Transportation Fundamentals
BODY 100 (3)- Non-Structural Analysis & Damage
BODY 100L (4)- Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Lab
BODY 150 (3)- Painting & Refinishing
BODY 150 L (4)- Painting & Refinishing Lab
Automotive Body and Glass Repairers - $40,370 per year
Automotive Painters - $35,300 per year
Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Automotive Body and Glass Repairers,
on the Internet at https://www.bls.gov/ooh/installation-maintenance-and-repair/automotive-body-and-glass-repairers.htm (visited March 04, 2018).