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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Programs Automotive Body Reconstruction Technology

Basic Certificate (BC)

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Details: Basic Certificate (BC)

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Program General Requirements

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Program Core Requirements

22 CH
Automotive Technology
AUTOTEC 102
Introduction to Collision Technology 4
This course includes students to technical skills and competencies in the workplace for entry-level positions. In addition to technical training, students develop interpersonal and problem-solving skills that are required in the dynamic workplace of today. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Kennedy-King
AUTOTEC 107
Automotive Body Welding 4
Students will acquire knowledge and skills using MIG, TIG and spot welding equipment before welding operations in repairing damaged auto bodies. Proficiencies will be developed in butt and lap welding on light-gauge metal. Course will include replacement of body panels using adhesive techniques. All work performed must be in accordance with established collision industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Kennedy-King
AUTOTEC 117
Auto Body Reconstruction I 3
Study of the principles and techniques of auto body sheet metal connections, use and care of basic tools, types and application of fillers, analysis of the extent of damage, and performance required repair operations. Students develop skills in repairing and/or removing and replacing damaged body panels. Emphasis is placed on developing proficiency in repairing body damage according to establish collision industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 107, or Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
AUTOTEC 122
Structural Analysis and Damage Repair II 4
Development of skills in manual and computer alignment with roughing and shaping procedures on automotive metal necessary to make satisfactory major body and unibody frame repairs. The emphasis is on the alignment of structural component parts such as, front-end assemblies, frame sections and body reconstruction. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 102, 117, 121, 217 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
AUTOTEC 217
Auto Body Reconstruction II 3
Students will increase their knowledge and skills by repairing more complex, extensive damages. Removal and installation of trim, body panels, welding, aligning various body components of the body, repairing of body hardware and accessories. Repairing or replacement of mechanical components as required for complete reconstruction of the vehicle is emphasized in this course. Students will utilize estimating skills to estimate the extent of damaged, repair time and cost of repairs and repair strategies. All work will be performed in accordance with established collision industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 117.
Offered at: Kennedy-King
AUTOTEC 220
Collision Estimating 4
Estimating for automotive insurance claims and adjusting damages. Emphasis will be on appraisal procedures, flat rate computations, use of collision estimator and preparation of insurance claim forms. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
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Offered at: Kennedy-King

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