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Non-Structural Analysis & Damage Repair I

Course Information


Credit Hours: 4

Course Pre-Requisites: None

Course Co-Requisites: None

Course Description

Through a variety of classroom and/or shop/lab learning and assessment activities, students in this course will: explore the components of safety pertaining to auto collision and repair; explore the parts and construction of vehicles; explore opportunities in the auto collision industry; identify metal straightening techniques; identify the application and use of body fillers; demonstrate proper use, set-up and storage of welding equipment; distinguish between weldable and non-weldable materials; demonstrate fundamental industry standard recommended welds; identify plastics and adhesives used in automotive industry; explain the general purpose of damage, estimation and repair orders; explore the processes required for outer body panel repairs, replacements and adjustments;  and demonstrate fundamental cutting procedures.