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Custom Fabrication and Chassis Design (CVCFCD)

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This program has been replaced by Custom Auto Body Fabrication and Chassis Design Advanced Certificate (CVABFC).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 Fabrication and Chassis Design advanced certificate expands on knowledge acquired in the Auto Body Repair program. Students working in a team environment will design, build, complete, and show a project vehicle. Students will learn techniques used in the construction of a custom automotive chassis. Areas of study will include various types of building materials and their uses, measurement, pattern development, mechanical drawing, fastener selection, MIG and TIG welding, and frame design. Modifications such as boxing, c-notching, motor mount design, and cross member construction will be explored. Additional information on suspension types, their design, and their construction will also be covered. Employment opportunities for students who acquire this certificate may include welder, metal fabricator, specialty shop technician, and race team technician.

Admissions Requirements

In order to enroll in this program, students must complete the Auto Body Repair (CTAUBR) certificate 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 201 Custom Fabrication and Chassis Design I 4
CCC 221 Custom Fabrication and Chassis Design II 4
CCC 241 Custom Fabrication and Chassis Design III 6
WAF 215 Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 4
Total 18
Total Credits Required
18

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