Automotive Refinishing Assistant I, TCC (ARA1) Technical Certificate of Credit


Campus Locations: Moultrie (Industrial Drive)

The Automotive Refinishing Assistant I Technical Certificate of Credit 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 repair and replacement, and trim accessories and glass replacements.

Length of Program: Two (2) Semesters

Entrance Date: Beginning of each semester.

Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admission criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.

Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older and have a valid driver’s license.

Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.

Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.

Program Final Exit Point: Automotive Refinishing Assistant I, Technical Certificate of Credit.

Credits Required for Graduation: 13 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.

Note: Students currently enrolled in a local high school may receive a waiver regarding the requirement for a valid driver’s license. A student with a driver’s license waiver will not be allowed to operate a moving motor vehicle.

Note: Credits from this program may be applied to a degree or diploma program.

Cost
Books: $750.00
Fees: $301.00
Tuition: $1,300.00
Total: $2,351.00
Curriculum Outline (13 hours)
1: Occupational Courses 13
ACRP 1000

Pre-Requisite(s): Provisional Admission This course provides instruction in procedures and practices necessary for safe and compliant operation of auto collision repair facilities. It introduces vehicle construction types and the parts 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.

4
ACRP 1005

Co-Requisite(s): 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.

4
ACRP 1010

Co-Requisite(s): 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.

5
Faculty
Program Chair

Auto Collision Repair Program Chair
Industrial Technology
Moultrie Industrial Drive

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