The Auto Body Collision Repair program is a National Automotive Technical Educational Foundation (NATEF) certified program taught by an ASE Master-Certified instructor. Students participate in the Automotive Youth Educational System (AYES), a partnership with manufacturers, select local shops, parts retailers, paint sales and Grant Career Center. Students will be trained on the latest I-CAR auto collision curriculum.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Structural Inspection and Repair: Measure and diagnose structural damage, repair and replace damaged structural components.
Nonstructural Inspection and Repair: Repair and replacement of cosmetic exterior body panels, including plastic and steel/aluminum. MIG welding, practice joining and cutting aluminum, steel and other material.
Electrical & Mechanical Systems: Perform inspections and repair electrical and mechanical damage due to collision. Topics include electrical and wiring harness, suspension, braking and cooling system repairs.
Painting and Refinishing: Restore and refinish vehicle exterior body and paint finish using single-stage, basecoat-clearcoat and tri-coat refinish techniques. Inspect and identify substrate, type of finish, surface condition, and film thickness; inspect, clean, and determine condition of spray guns and related equipment.
WHAT YOU CAN EARN
I-CAR Pro-level 1 in Refinishing and Non-structural Repair (12 points)OSHA-10 (1 point)
Auto Body Repair Technician • Paint and Refinish Technician •
Lot/Recycled Parts Technician • Parts and Paint Sales
With Additional Training & Education
Estimator • Insurance Damage Appraiser • Accident Scene Investigation • Vehicle Recovery • Trainer/Instructor