Auto Body (AUB)

AUB 102 - Basic Non-Structural Repair

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

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

General Course Purpose

This course enables students to become familiar with basic non-structural repair techniques using current industry standards. This course will be the prerequisite course to an advanced non-structural repair course and will be required for students to receive I-CAR Pro-Level 1 Platinum certification in Non-Structural Repair from TCC.

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AUB 103 - Basic Refinishing

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

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

General Course Purpose

This course enables students to become familiar with basic refinishing techniques using current industry standards

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AUB 127 - Introduction to Collision Repair Technology

Course Description

Effective: 2014-05-01

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

General Course Purpose

This course enables students to become familiar with the collision repair industry, the tools, materials, and equipment, and the proper hands-on techniques used to perform collision repairs on vehicles. This course will be the prerequisite course to a proposed career studies certificate program requested by the local collision repair industry.

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AUB 130 - Automotive Customizing

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

Demonstrates stereo installation, custom wheels, headliners, upholstery, lighting, pin striping, carpet, window tinting and other systems modified with aftermarket parts. Introduces electrical system modifications and upgrades.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This course is part of an Auto Body Customization career studies program currently being developed.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

None

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AUB 202 - Advanced Non-Structural Repair

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

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

General Course Purpose

Enables students to become familiar with advanced non-structural repair techniques using current industry standards.

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AUB 203 - Advanced Refinishing

Course Description

Effective: 2016-05-01

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

General Course Purpose

Enables students to become familiar with advanced refinishing techniques using current industry standards

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AUB 210 - Restoration and Automotive Customizing

Course Description

Effective: 2013-01-01

Provides hands-on instruction for automotive restoration, and techniques for disassembly, restoration and reassembly processes. Explains proper use of vehicle computer programs for modification of data and design. Provides instruction for the installation, operation, and function of custom automotive components. Provides hands-on procedures for the assembly and fabrication of custom parts.
(3 Cr.) Lecture 2 hours. Lab 3 hours. Total 5 hours per week.
3 credits

General Course Purpose

This class will be part of an auto body customization career studies program currently being developed.

Course Prerequisites/Corequisites

AUT 101 or equivalent

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