Catalog 2020-2021

Automotive Collision Repair

Student Learning Outcomes

Graduates of the Major Collision Repair specialization of the diploma program in Automotive Collision Repair will be able to complete the following tasks: 

  • Diagnose and estimate damage to a vehicle.
  • Understand and use technical information during the repair process.
  • Perform the necessary body repair tasks to prepare a vehicle for refinishing.
  • Perform the necessary mechanical and body repair tasks to prepare a vehicle for refinishing.
  • Use measurement equipment to diagnose the structural and suspension damage to a vehicle.
  • Repair damage with current frame repair and panel replacement equipment.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the Refinishing specialization of the diploma program in Automotive Collision Repair will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Diagnose damage to a vehicle.
  • Understand and use technical information during the repair process.
  • Perform the necessary body repair tasks to prepare a vehicle for refinishing.
  • Refinish a vehicle in compliance with current refinishing standards.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Automotive Collision Repair Assistant I will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Diagnose damage to a vehicle.
  • Understand and use technical information during the repair process.
  • Perform the necessary welding and bolt-on part replacement to prepare a vehicle for refinishing.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Automotive Collision Repair Assistant II will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Diagnose and estimate damage to a vehicle.
  • Understand and use technical information during the repair process.
  •  Perform the necessary body repair tasks to prepare a vehicle for refinishing.
  • Perform the necessary structural repairs to a vehicle in a collision repair shop.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Automotive Collision Specialist will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Diagnose and estimate damage to a vehicle.
  • Understand and use technical information during the repair process.
  • Perform the necessary mechanical and body repair tasks to prepare a vehicle for refinishing.
  • Use measurement equipment to diagnose the structural and suspension damage to a vehicle.
  • Repair damage with current frame repair and panel replacement equipment.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Automotive Refinishing Assistant I will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Diagnose damage to a vehicle.
  • Understand and use technical information during the repair process.
  • Perform the necessary minor body repair tasks to prepare a vehicle for refinishing.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Automotive Refinishing Assistant II will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Diagnose damage to a vehicle.
  • Understand and use technical information during the repair process.
  • Perform the necessary minor body repair tasks to prepare a vehicle for refinishing.
  • Display competence in vehicle refinishing tasks.
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Automotive Refinishing Specialist will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Diagnose damage to a vehicle.
  • Understand and use technical information during the repair process.
  • Perform the necessary minor body repair tasks to prepare a vehicle for refinishing.
  • Refinish a vehicle in compliance with current refinishing standards
  • Communicate knowledgeably and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the personal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.

Graduates of the certificate program in Automotive Collision Mechanical/Electrical Helper will be able to complete the following tasks:

  • Understand and use technical information during the repair process.
  • Diagnose damage to a vehicle.
  • Perform necessary mechanical/electrical tasks and bolt-on part replacement to prepare a vehicle for refinishing.
  • Communicate knowledgeable and professionally with peers and customers regarding all repairs.
  • Demonstrate the per5sonal and professional ethics and interpersonal skills that are expected in the workplace.