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Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics Programs Collision Technology

Advanced Certificate (AC)

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Details: Advanced Certificate (AC)

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40 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.
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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.
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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 118
Auto Body Repainting I 3
Students will execute the techniques of preparing body surfaces, selecting and mixing paint, and spraying. Refinishing techniques will be performed on individual panels until each student demonstrates competency to refinish a live vehicle. Course will also emphasize recognizing and performing repair techniques for damage paint finishes in accordance with collision industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
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Offered at: Kennedy-King
AUTOTEC 119
Automotive Body Detailing 5
Study of the principles of auto body detailing for post collision repaired vehicles and new and used car customer delivery service. Students will develop skills in selection and use of proper cleaning and polishing materials, proper buffing and polishing techniques, preparation of plastic bumpers and accessories, steam cleaning of engine components and care of rubber parts and interior cleaning. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
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Offered at: Kennedy-King
AUTOTEC 121
Structural Analysis and Damage Repair I 4
The development of skills in roughing and shaping procedures on automotive metal to make satisfactory minor body repairs. the emphasis is on the alignment of component parts such as doors, hoods, front-end assemblies and deck lids. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 102, 117, 217 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 218
Auto Body Repainting II 3
Students will build on their refinishing skills learned in Automotive Technology 118 course. Advanced refinishing techniques are emphasized through practical application of auto body refinishing techniques on live vehicles as well as panels. As refinishing skills increase in proficiency students will acquire skills to perform color matching to refinish weathered finishes and localized panel damage repairs. Students will be evaluated on their ability to complete refinishing assignments in accordance with industry standards. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 118.
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.
Prerequisites:
Offered at: Kennedy-King
AUTOTEC 223
Auto Body Repainting III 3
This course introduces students to the theory and application of color in custom automotive paint jobs. Topics include color analysis, paint mixing and tint matching. Students may also receive instruction in primer choice and application, clear coat finishing and the equipment used to apply primer, paint and finisher. Instruction also covers refinishing techniques, such as the use of waterborne acrylic materials, color blending paint repair work and troubleshooting common auto painting problems. Writing assignments, as appropriate to the discipline, are part of the course.
Prerequisites:Grade of C or better in AUTOTEC 102, 118, 218 OR Consent of Department Chairperson.
Offered at: Kennedy-King

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