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Custom Auto Body Technician (CVCABT)

Advanced Certificate

This program has been replaced by Custom Auto Body Fabrication and Chassis Design Advanced Certificate (CVABFC). Students currently enrolled need to complete it by the end of the Spring/Summer 2017 semester.

If you have questions about this program please contact a program advisor or contact a general student advisor.

Description

The Custom Auto Body Technician advanced certificate focuses on advanced body and paint techniques used to customize automobiles and turn them into "rolling showpieces." Working in teams, students will build, complete and show a project vehicle. Students will learn advanced sheet metal fabrication techniques and how to use the specialty tools needed to accomplish these tasks.

Other topics such as candies, pearls, tri-stage paint jobs, and the application of custom graphics will be discussed. Upon acquiring this advanced certificate, employment possibilities include specialty shop technician, custom paint technician, and collision repair technician.

Admissions Requirements

In order to enroll in this program, students must complete the Auto Body Repair (CTAUBR) certificate program with a grade of "B" or better in each course.

Contact Information

Division
Adv Tech/Public Serv Careers
Department
Automotive Body Department
Advisors
Bradley Hoth, Scott Malnar, Gary Sobbry

Requirements

Major/Area Requirements
Class Title Credits
CCC 200 Custom Auto Body Technician I 4
CCC 220 Custom Auto Body Technician II 4
CCC 240 Custom Auto Body Technician III 4
CCC 260 Custom Auto Body Technician IV 6
Total 18
Total Credits Required
18

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