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Auto Body Repair/ Refinishing 1,2 (8540, 8541)
Auto Body Repair/ Refinishing 3,4 (8542, 8543)
Auto Body Repair/ Refinishing Community Classroom 5,6 (8544, 8545)

Grade Range:
 Introduction to Auto Body 1,2
 Course duration:
 Two to four semesters
Subject area in which graduation credit will be given:
 Practical Arts; community classroom sections may be repeated for credit
Course Description:
 This course provides entry-level training for students seeking employment in the auto body industry. Employment possibilities include auto body technician, auto body helper, sander and masker, frame straightener, insurance adjuster, and body shop manager. Instruction covers shop safety; proper use of welding equipment; proper use of hand, electric, and pneumatic tools; hydraulic power equipment; frame equipment tools; and job-search/job-keeping skills. Painting techniques also are taught, along with the proper use of painting tools. Successful completion of the transportation program of study gives students the opportunity to earn National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF) certification.

This course is offered in single-period and double-period formats.

Basic Texts and Teaching Guides:
 i-Car curriculum and assessments.