Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing

Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing

(1 to 2 Years)

Two Intermediate Technical Certificates, one Advanced Technical Certificate, and one Associate of Applied Science degree are available.

Objective

To provide realistic training that prepares the graduate for a career in collision repair and/or refinishing, utilizing the latest technologies, methods, and ­materials.

For a Program Information Packet showing descriptions of each option, course descriptions, lists of course sequences, and the cost of books, tools, uniforms, fees, and other expenses, go online to http://www.isu.edu/ctech/automotivecollision/.

This program requires students to achieve certain grades in order to advance each semester. Specific information is available in the program’s student handbook.

Intermediate Technical Certificate: Automotive Collision Repair

(1.5 Years)

ACRR 0101Introduction to Collision Repair Safety2
ACRR 0102Introduction to Welding for Collision Repair1
ACRR 0103Introduction to Welding for Collision Repair Lab2
ACRR 0104Fundamentals of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing3
ACRR 0105Detailing and Polishing2
ACRR 0106Minor Collision Repair Theory1
ACRR 0107Minor Collision Repair Lab2
ACRR 0108Fundamentals of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing Lab3
ACRR 0210Advanced Collision Repair I8
ACRR 0211Advanced Collision Repair II8
ACRR 0212Advanced Collision Repair III8
Total Hours40

Intermediate Technical Certificate: Automotive Refinishing

(1.5 Years)

ACRR 0101Introduction to Collision Repair Safety2
ACRR 0102Introduction to Welding for Collision Repair1
ACRR 0103Introduction to Welding for Collision Repair Lab2
ACRR 0104Fundamentals of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing3
ACRR 0105Detailing and Polishing2
ACRR 0106Minor Collision Repair Theory1
ACRR 0107Minor Collision Repair Lab2
ACRR 0108Fundamentals of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing Lab3
ACRR 0160Advanced Refinishing I8
ACRR 0161Advanced Refinishing II8
ACRR 0162Advanced Refinishing III8
Total Hours40

Advanced Technical Certificate: Automotive Repair and Refinishing

(2 Years)

ACRR 0101Introduction to Collision Repair Safety2
ACRR 0102Introduction to Welding for Collision Repair1
ACRR 0103Introduction to Welding for Collision Repair Lab2
ACRR 0104Fundamentals of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing3
ACRR 0105Detailing and Polishing2
ACRR 0106Minor Collision Repair Theory1
ACRR 0107Minor Collision Repair Lab2
ACRR 0108Fundamentals of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing Lab3
ACRR 0160Advanced Refinishing I8
ACRR 0161Advanced Refinishing II8
ACRR 0162Advanced Refinishing III8
or ACRR 0252 Internship
ACRR 0210Advanced Collision Repair I8
ACRR 0211Advanced Collision Repair II8
ACRR 0212Advanced Collision Repair III8
or ACRR 0252 Internship
Total Hours64

Associate of Applied Science Degree: Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing

(2 Years)

Required Courses:

ACRR 0101Introduction to Collision Repair Safety2
ACRR 0102Introduction to Welding for Collision Repair1
ACRR 0103Introduction to Welding for Collision Repair Lab2
ACRR 0104Fundamentals of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing3
ACRR 0105Detailing and Polishing2
ACRR 0106Minor Collision Repair Theory1
ACRR 0107Minor Collision Repair Lab2
ACRR 0108Fundamentals of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing Lab3
ACRR 0160Advanced Refinishing I8
ACRR 0161Advanced Refinishing II8
ACRR 0162Advanced Refinishing III8
or ACRR 0252 Internship
ACRR 0210Advanced Collision Repair I8
ACRR 0211Advanced Collision Repair II8
ACRR 0212Advanced Collision Repair III8
or ACRR 0252 Internship
General Education courses 1
COMM 1101Principles of Speech 23
Additional General Education courses12
Total Hours79
1

See General Education Requirements (minimum 15 credits) for A.A.S. Degree at the start of the College of Technology section of the catalog.

2

Contributes to a General Education requirement.

How to Read Course Descriptions

Courses

ACRR 0101 Introduction to Collision Repair Safety: 2 semester hours.

The orientation and application of tool safety, shop practices, and shop equipment theories. Industry needs and standards will be addressed. Students will gain knowledge of proper use of equipment, tools, and safety that meet or exceed industry standards. F, S

ACRR 0102 Introduction to Welding for Collision Repair: 1 semester hour.

Orientation to mild steel, automotive sheet metals, basic oxy-acetylene, MIG welding, plasma air arc cutting, equipment, tools, and safety. F, S

ACRR 0103 Introduction to Welding for Collision Repair Lab: 2 semester hours.

Prepare students to perform basic welding processes and techniques including the application of mild steel, wire feed welding, automotive sheet metals, basic oxy-acetylene, MIG welding, and plasma air arc cutting. Students will gain knowledge and proper use of equipment, tools, and safety that meet or exceed industry standards. F, S

ACRR 0104 Fundamentals of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing: 3 semester hours.

Fundamentals of basic metal finishing including the use of plastic filler. Safety rules and procedures will be emphasized. "Right to Know" laws, OSHA guidelines, DEQ rules, and safe handling of hazardous materials are stressed. F, S

ACRR 0105 Detailing and Polishing: 2 semester hours.

This course covers the practical application of detailing and polishing fundamentals including that of pre-wash, paint defect identification, exterior polishing, interior renovation, environmental hazards, proper use of detailing equipment, and PPE. Gain knowledge of general safety and health practices, including the use of chemicals and detailing products. F, S

ACRR 0106 Minor Collision Repair Theory: 1 semester hour.

Basic theory in metal finishing and minor body repair. This includes straightening and prepping sheet metals, the proper use of plastic body fillers, abrasives, sanding techniques, and air tools. Remove and install necessary trim and hardware to facilitate repair procedures. F, S

ACRR 0107 Minor Collision Repair Lab: 2 semester hours.

Practical application of metal finishing and minor body repair. This includes straightening and prepping sheet metals, the proper use of plastic body fillers, abrasives, sanding techniques, and air tools. Remove and install necessary trim and hardware to facilitate repair procedures. F, S

ACRR 0108 Fundamentals of Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing Lab: 3 semester hours.

Focus will be given to completing practical exercises in refinishing single or multiple vehicle components and customer vehicles in a lab setting. F, S

ACRR 0160 Advanced Refinishing I: 8 semester hours.

Advanced technical refinishing terms will be introduced and explained along with Environmental Protection Agency laws. High Volume Low Pressure application will be used. Emphasis on detailing a vehicle. System application will be emphasized. PREREQ: ACRR 0147. F, S

ACRR 0161 Advanced Refinishing II: 8 semester hours.

Live-work projects using single and two stage painting processes and tri-coating with a high volume, low pressure application system. PREREQ: ACRR 0160. F, S

ACRR 0162 Advanced Refinishing III: 8 semester hours.

Tri-coating, striping, and variation of painting applications. Troubleshooting and corrective actions for problems encountered when painting. PREREQ: ACRR 0161. F, S

ACRR 0210 Advanced Collision Repair I: 8 semester hours.

Estimating, glass removal and replacement, frame repair and frame rack setup, body panel and part replacement and alignment, welding techniques, and corrosion protection. PREREQ: ACRR 0101, ACRR 0102, ACRR 0103, ACRR 0104, ACRR 0105, ACRR 0106, ACRR 0107, ACRR 0108. F, S

ACRR 0211 Advanced Collision Repair II: 8 semester hours.

Frame and unibody repair and alignment. Steering and alignment systems diagnosis and repair. Sectioning, sheet molded compounds, fiberglass, and plastic repair. PREREQ: ACRR 0210. F, S

ACRR 0212 Advanced Collision Repair III: 8 semester hours.

Automotive electrical circuitry, window and water leak diagnosis, air bags, and seatbelts. PREREQ: ACRR 0210. F, S

ACRR 0252 Internship: 8 semester hours.

An opportunity for the student to receive on-the-job work experience with an automotive body business in either collision repair or refinishing. PREREQ: ACRR 0161 and ACRR 0211. F, S

ACRR 0296 Independent Study: 1-8 semester hours.

Addresses specific learning needs of individuals for the enhancement of knowledge and skills within the program area under the guidance of an instructor. May be repeated. Graded S/U, or may be letter-graded. PREREQ: Permission of the instructor. D

ACRR 0298 Special Topics: 1-8 semester hours.

Addresses the specific needs of industry, enabling students to upgrade technical skills that are not included in the current program curriculum. May be repeated. Graded S/U, or may be letter-graded. PREREQ: Permission of the instructor. D

Faculty

Coordinator/Master Instructor

Butler

Master Instructor

Beamis

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