Auto Body Repair (CTAUBR)
This certificate will appeal to a wide array of automobile enthusiasts. Only aspiring body technicians and painters, individuals with an interest in custom cars, hobbyists, and those wishing to start a career in the collision repair industry, need apply. Through the use of NATEF approved curriculum, students will develop core skills such as dent removal, panel replacement, welding, and automobile refinishing techniques and collision-related mechanical repair. Emphasis is placed on preparing students for employment in an ever-changing workplace that adheres to A.S.E. and I-Car standards associated with the collision repair industry. This certificate also provides a stepping-stone to WCC's Advanced Auto Body certificates.
Eastern Michigan University, several BS degrees.
Copies can be obtained from the Counseling Office, a program advisor, or from the Curriculum and Assessment Office Web site: www.wccnet.edu/departments/curriculum/articulation.php?levelone=colleges.
- Vocational Technologies
- Automotive Services Department
- Bradley Hoth, Scott Malnar, Gary Sobbry
Requirements(Items marked in orange are available online.)
|ABR 111||Introduction to Auto Body Repair||4|
|ABR 112||Introduction to Automotive Refinishing||4|
|ABR 113||Estimating and Shop Operations||4|
|ABR 114||Applied Auto Body Welding||2|
|ABR 116||The Evolution of the Automobile||2|
|ABR 119||The Art of Metal Shaping||2|
|ABR 123||Technical Auto Body Repair||4|
|ABR 124||Technical Automotive Refinishing||4|
|ABR 135||Collision-Related Mechanical and Electrical Repairs||4|
- Total Credits Required
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