Skills Indicators

The Auto body/Collision Repair Skills Indicators are a comprehensive assessment of the student’s overall achievement in the Auto Body/Collision Repair Program.

Please note that in addition to the technical skills aspect of the automotive repair field, there is also significant attention given to the development of the “soft skills” or “work maturity skills” that are essential to a successful career.

NON-STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DAMAGE REPAIR (BODY COMPONENTS)

A. Preparation
B. Outer Body Panel Repairs, Replacements, and Adjustments
C. Metal Finishing and Body Filling
D. Moveable Glass and Hardware
E. Metal Welding and Cutting
F. Plastics and Adhesives

STRUCTURAL ANALYSIS AND DAMAGE REPAIR

  1. Frame Inspection and Repair
  2.  Unibody Inspection, Measurement, and Repair
  3. Fixed Glass
  4. Metal Welding and Cutting

PAINTING AND REFINISHING

  1. Safety Precautions
  2. Surface Preparation
  3. Spray Gun and Related Equipment Operation
  4. Paint Mixing, Matching, and Applying
  5. Paint Defects - Causes and Cures
  6. Final Detail