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Advanced Auto Sheet Metal Custom Fabrication Technician - AA31 NO LONGER ACCEPTING NEW STUDENTS EFFECTIVE SUMMER 2020 Technical Certificate of Credit

Program Description: 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.

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  • Submit a completed application and application fee
  • Be at least 18 years of age
  • Submit official high school transcript or High School Equivalency transcript or college transcripts showing successful completion of 60+ semester credits or 72+ quarter credits
  • Submit official college transcripts, if applicable
  • Present acceptable ACCUPLACER, ACT, ASSET, COMPASS, PSAT, or SAT scores or GED score of 145 or higher or have one of the following: an associate degree or higher or have a HOPE GPA of 2.6 after the completion of 10th grade. 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.

Additional Program Requirements:

  • Students must have a minimum of 3 years industry experience or completion of the Automotive Collision Repair technical certificates.
Gainful Employment Information
Occupational 36
ACRP 1000 Introduction to Auto Collision Repair 4
ACRP 1005 Automobile Component Repair and Replacement 4
ACRP 1010 Foundations of Collision Repair 5
ACRP 1015 Fundamentals of Automotive Welding 4
ACRP 2270 Introduction to the Advanced Sheet Metal Repair 2
ACRP 2272 Bends, Curves and Weld-On Panels 2
ACRP 2274 Body Construction 3
ACRP 2276 Chopping Tops 3
ACRP 2278 Fuel Tanks 2
ACRP 2280 Frenching 3
ACRP 2282 Sectioning, Pancaking, and Channeling 4
Faculty & Staff

Auto Collision and Sheet Metal Fabrication Instructor

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