Examine the world of auto body repair by learning the industry skills necessary for a successful career in the field. Students explore trends and future technologies of the collision repair and refinishing industry and practice identifying auto body damage and the relationship to cost estimation. Instruction focuses on giving students a hands-on experience in learning the skills of the trade, including: how to straighten and repair auto bumper covers, replace panels, prep cars for paint, rebuild and repaint auto bodies, mig weld, and detail cars.
Campus: Livermore High
Course Length: 1 Year / 1 Period
High School Credits: Varies
Potential College Credits: 3
Fulfills a-g: "g"
Certificate Earned: I-CAR
For Students Interested In
... learning about careers in collision repair while gaining practical experience in the auto shop and paint booth. Careers include automotive refinishing, estimating repairs, detailing, glass replacement and more.