Automotive Collision Repair Assistant I - AB51

Offered at the Following Campus

  • Valdosta Campus

Program Overview

The Automotive Collision Repair Assistant I certificate program prepares students for employment as assistants to lead and master technicians in an automotive collision repair shop. Topics covered include work safety, hand and power tools, basic component replacement, automotive welding techniques, and mechanical and electrical systems.

 

Entrance Requirements

*Submit a completed application and application fee;     
 
*Be at least 16 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.

 

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Occupational Courses (16 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: 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: Program Admission

Coreqs: ACRP 1000

This course introduces the various mechanical and electrical systems found on vehicles typically requiring repair of damages incurred through automobile collisions.

 

Advisors

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