SLCC General Catalog

Automotive Collision Repair CC

CTE Certificate Of Completion
32 credits minimum

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Program Description

Auto Collision Repair Technicians are skilled individuals who repair damaged motor vehicles by straightening bent structures, removing dents from fenders and body panels, welding torn metal and replacing badly damaged parts. Collision repair technicians are qualified to repair all types of vehicles, although most work is on automobiles and small trucks. The collision repair technician’s work is characterized by variety because each damaged vehicle presents a different problem.

Any course offered in this program can be taken as part of the major course requirements for an Associate of Science degree in General Studies.

Transfer/Articulation Information

Students who complete the Automotive Collision Repair Certificate of Completion may continue on to earn the Associate of Applied Science in Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing.

Students who earn an AAS degree in Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing have the option to transfer into the Technology Management Bachelor Degree at Utah Valley University. UVU will accept up to 45 technical credits towards this degree. Contact the University Partnerships for current information or call 801-957- 4824.

Program Entry Requirements

Those interested in entering auto collision repair should be in good physical condition and have good hand-eye coordination. The collision repair technician’s work requires fast job analysis and the ability to visualize what is needed to restore the damaged vehicle. Welding light gauge metal is one of the skills to be acquired along with parts repair and replacement.

Estimated Time to Completion

If students follow the suggested semester schedule, time to completion is two semesters.

 

Required Courses: (32 Credits)

Course

Credits

Semesters

Prerequisite

ACR 1100

Metal/Nonstrc Parts

5

F

Coreq: ACR 1111

ACR 1111

Nonstrc Skill Apl Dev

7

F

Coreq: ACR 1100

ACR 1200

Struc Ana Damage Rpr

5

Sp

ACR 1100 and ACR 1111 Coreq: ACR 1211

ACR 1211

Struc Damage Repair

7

Sp

ACR 1100 and ACR 1111 Coreq: ACR 1200

IND 1120

Math for Industry

3

F, Sp

MATH 0900

Choose any approved CM course

3

A

 

Choose any approved HR course

2-3

A

 

Sample Schedule

Fall Semester

Spring Semester

ACR 1100

5

ACR 1200

5

ACR 1111

7

ACR 1211

7

IND 1120

3

CM

3

HR

2-3

 

 

Total

17-18

Total

15


Advising Notes

Students who need to take preparatory classes to meet the requirements of the first semester courses should plan on extra time to complete the program.

It is the students’ responsibility to understand the requirements for their chosen program of study. It is highly recommended that the student meet with the program advisor prior to starting this program. The program advisor may be reached at 801-957-4550.

Currently the Automotive Collision Repair courses are taught during the day.

 

Program Student Learning Outcomes

Related College-Wide Student Learning Outcomes

 

  1. Acquire substantive knowledge
  2. Communicate effectively
  3. Develop quantitative literacies
  4. Think critically and creatively
  5. Develop knowledge and skills to be civically engaged
  6. Develop the knowledge and skills to work with others in a professional and constructive manner
  7. Develop computer and information literacy

Students will gain entry level employment skills in Non-Structural Collision Damage Repair.

ACR 1100 and ACR 1111

  1. I-CAR WKR 01  Worker Protection.
    General shop safety and working with potentially hazardous materials found in the industry.
  2. I-CAR FCR 01  Fundamentals of Collision Repair
  3. I-CAR WCS 01  Welding and Cutting Steel
  4. I-CAR DAM 01  Damage Analysis Program one.  Vehicle ID, Estimating Systems, and Terminology.
  5. I-CAR DAM 02  Damage Analysis Program two.  Frontal Impact Analysis.
  6. I-CAR DAM 03  Damage Analysis Program three.  Mechanical Systems Analysis.
  7. I-CAR DAM 04  Damage Analysis Program four.  Restraints, Interior Glass, Side and Rear Impact Analysis.
  8. I-CAR WCS 05  Oxy-acetylene/Plasma Arc Cutting
  9. I-CAR  GLA 01 Movable Glass and Hardware

1, 3, 4

Students will gain entry level employment skills in Structural Collision Damage Repair. 

ACR 1200 and ACR 1211

  1. I-CAR Corrosion Protection Steel.
  2. I-CAR Stationary Glass 01  Stationary Glass Service
  3. I-CAR MEA 01  Measuring
  4. I-CAR SSS 01   Structural Straightening Steel
  5. I-CAR SPS 01.  Steel Unibody Front and Rear Rails, Floors and Front Structures
  6. I-CAR SPS 02  Steel Unibody A-, B-, C-, D-Pillars, and Rocker Panels
  7. I-CAR SPS 03  Steel Full Frame Sectioning
  8. I-CAR WCS 03  Automotive Steel GMAW (MIG) Welding Qualification Test

1, 3, 4

Department Contact Info

Technical Specialties Division

Miller Campus
Miller Automotive Training Center (MATC) 106

General Information
801-957-4073

Program Information
801-957-5365

Automotive Technology Department

Academic Advisor
Taylorsville Redwood Campus
Construction Trades Building (CT) 282
801-957-4550

Program Faculty

Professors
Neal Grover

Instructors
Charles Spainhower