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  Dec 14, 2017
 
 
    
2017-2018 Undergraduate Catalog

Auto Body Repair, Short-Term Certificate


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This curriculum is designed to instruct students in the repair of damaged bodies and body parts of motor vehicles such as automobiles and light trucks. On completion of this course of study, students can examine damaged vehicles to estimate cost of repairs, remove upholstery, accessories, electrical and hydraulic window-and-seat operating equipment, and trim to gain access to vehicle body and fenders. Students will acquire skills in straightening bent frames using hydraulic jacks and pulling devices. Students will acquire skills needed to straighten, file, grind, and sand repaired surfaces using power tools and hand tools, as well as refinish repaired surfaces after performing body repairs.

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