Advanced Auto Sheet Metal Custom Fabrication Technician - AA31

Offered at the Following Campus

  • Valdosta Campus

Program Overview

The Advanced Auto Sheet Metal Custom Fabrication Technician certificate course provides the student with the knowledge and skills needed in a body shop that routinely repairs vehicles for which repair or replacement panels are no longer available. The fabricator/technician will learn how to fabricate replacement body panels, using equipment specifically designed for sheet metal forming and shaping, to a high degree of quality. The technician/fabricator will also be capable of various advanced sheet metal repairs.

Entrance Requirements

*Submit a completed application and application fee;

*Be at least 18 years of age;

*Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;

*Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;

*Present acceptable SAT or ACT scores taken within the last 60 months, or acceptable COMPASS or ASSET scores taken within the last 60 months. Documentation on a college transcript of successful completion of appropriate courses from a regionally accredited college or university may be accepted in lieu of test scores;      

*Students must have a minimum of 3 years industry experience or completion of the Automotive Collision Repair technical certificates.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Occupational Courses (37 hours)

Prereqs: Provisional Admission

Coreqs: None

This course provides instruction in procedures and practices necessary for safe and compliant operation of auto collision repair facilities. It introduces the structural configuration and identification of the structural members of various unibodies and frames used for automobiles as well as equipment and hand tools used in collision repair tasks.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: ACRP 1000

This course provides instruction in removal and replacement methods of a variety of non-structural cosmetic and safety features of the automobile as well as bolt-on body panels.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: ACRP 1000, ACRP 1005

This course introduces the materials, tools, and operations required to repair minor collision damage and it provides instruction in non-metallic auto body repair techniques.

Prereqs: Program Admission

Coreqs: ACRP 1000

This course introduces welding and cutting procedures used in auto collision repair. Emphasis will be placed on MIG welding techniques through a variety of different procedures.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This class teaches the proper terminology, sheet metal selection, and tools used by the Advanced Sheet Metal Repair Industry. Topics included are: advanced sheet metal repair terminology, sheet metal selection, and tools of the advanced sheet metal industry.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course provides instruction to identify and demonstrate the procedures to fabricate simple and compound bends and curves, the tools used to create them, and the proper procedures to install weld-on panels.
ACRP
2274
3

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

Provides instruction in identifying and performing techniques required for the construction of major body panels. The student's performance will be assessed by written examination, and lab projects.
ACRP
2276
4

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course provides instruction in identifying and performing the techniques required for chopping tops on custom vehicles. Topics include: evaluation of vehicles, preparation of vehicles, and chopping tops.
ACRP
2278
2

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course provides instruction in identifying and performing techniques required for the construction of fuel tanks. Topics include: pattern and fabrication of a fuel tank.
ACRP
2280
3

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course provides instruction in identifying and demonstrating the proper procedure for Frenching sheet metal body panels. Topics include: French in a pair of tail lights and license plate.

Prereqs: None

Coreqs: None

This course provides training for students to identify and perform the techniques required for sectioning and channeling custom vehicles. The student will be assessed by written examination and lab projects.

 

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Related Program Options:

Automotive Collision Repair Diploma

Gainful Employment Disclosure

Advisors

Mark Whitson
Automotive Collision Repair Program Coordinator
Office: 204
Phone: (229) 333-2114 ext. 3036
Email:
Campus: Valdosta Campus