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AUB 102 - Basic Non-Structural Repair
Examines basic non-structural repair techniques using current industry standards. Covers metal repair, use of body filler, trim and hardware removal, and plastic and composite repair. Prepares students for the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) ProLevel 1 Platinum certification in Non-Structural Repair.
Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
AUB 102 Detailed Outline
AUB 103 - Basic Refinishing
Examines basic refinishing techniques using current industry standards. Covers preparation, masking, sanding, spraying, and basecoat/clearcoat applications. Prepares students to receive Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) ProLevel 1 Platinum certification in Refinishing.
Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
AUB 103 Detailed Outline
AUB 115 - Damage Repair Estimating
Teaches inspection and estimation of cost to repair collision damage. Emphasizes writing acceptable estimates for insurance companies. Studies practices used by repair shops and insurance adjusters.
Lecture 1 hour. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
2 credits
AUB 127 - Introduction to Collision Repair Technology
Introduces shop practices for auto body laboratory and shop safety, identification and use of hand tools, general power equipment and maintenance of auto body shop. Explains basic operation procedures, careers, terminology, estimating, and cycle time principles. Presents Occupational Safety and Health Act (OSHA) standards and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations pertaining to the collision repair field. Student will complete the Inter Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) modules related to the major course topics.
Credit 3. Lecture 2 hours. Lab 2 hours. Total 4 hours per week.
3 credits
AUB 127 Detailed Outline
AUB 197 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits
AUB 202 - Advanced Non-Structural Repair
Examines advanced non-structural repair techniques using current industry standards. Covers resistant welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding, bolt-on exterior panels, panel bonding, wind noise and water leak identification, and electric and hybrid vehicle safety. Prepares students for the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) ProLevel 2 Platinum certification in Non-Structural Repair.
Lecture 3 hours. Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
AUB 202 Detailed Outline
AUB 203 - Advanced Refinishing
Examines advanced refinishing techniques using current industry standards. Covers application of color theory, mixing, tinting and blending, and three-stage refinishing. Prepares students for the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) ProLevel 2 Platinum certification in Refinishing.
Lecture 3 hours, Laboratory 3 hours. Total 6 hours per week.
4 credits
AUB 203 Detailed Outline
AUB 297 - Cooperative Education
Supervises in on-the-job training for pay in approved business, industrial and service firms, coordinated by the college's cooperative education office. Is applicable to all occupational- technical curricula at the discretion of the college.
Credit/work ratio not to exceed 1:5 hours. May be repeated for credit. Variable hours.
1-5 credits