Automotive Body Repair (ABI)

Courses

ABI 7009. Non-Structural Repair I. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces safety, tools, and the basic fundamentals of body repair. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment, repair techniques, materials selection, materials usage, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and repair minor direct and indirect damage including removal/repairing/ replacing of body panels to accepted standards.

ABI 7011. Non-Structural Repair II. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers safety, tools, and advanced body repair. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment, advanced repair techniques, materials selection, materials usage, movable glass, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and repair or replace direct and indirect damage to accepted standards including movable glass and hardware.

ABI 7013. Structural Repair I. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces safety, equipment, structural damage analysis, and damage repairs. Topics include shop safety, design and construction, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, repair techniques, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs to a vehicle which has received light/moderate structural damage.

ABI 7015. Structural Repair II. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course provides an in-depth study of structural damage analysis and repairs to vehicles that have received moderate to heavy structural damage. Topics include shop safety, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, advanced repair techniques, structural component replacement and alignment, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs according to industry standards.

ABI 7017. Autobody MIG Welding. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers the terms and procedures for welding the various metals found in today's autobody repair industry with an emphasis on personal/environmental safety. Topics include safety and precautionary measures, setup/operation of MIG equipment, metal identification methods, types of welds/joints, techniques, inspection methods, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of welding operations and safety procedures according to industry standards.

ABI 7019. Painting and Refinishing I. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces the proper procedures for using automotive refinishing equipment and materials in surface preparation and application. Topics include federal, state, and local regulations, personal safety, refinishing equipment and materials, surface preparation, masking, application techniques, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and use proper equipment and materials in refinishing following accepted industry standards.

ABI 7021. Painting and Refinishing II. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers advanced painting techniques and technologies with an emphasis on identifying problems encountered by the refinishing technician. Topics include materials application, color matching, correction of refinishing problems, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform spot, panel, and overall refinishing repairs and identify and correct refinish problems.

ABI 7023. Special Finishes. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course introduces multistage finishes, custom painting, and protective coatings. Topics include base coats, advanced intermediate coats, clear coats, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and apply specialized finishes based on accepted industry standards.

ABI 7025. Plastic and Adhesives. 0.0 Hours. Class-440.0. Clinical-0.0. Lab-0.0. Work-0.0

This course covers safety, plastic and adhesive identification, and the various repair methods of automotive plastic components. Topics include safety, identification, preparation, material selection, and the various repair procedures including refinishing. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, remove, repair, and/or replace automotive plastic components in accordance with industry standards.