2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog 
    
    Nov 30, 2022  
2022-2023 San Joaquin Delta College Catalog

Program Pathway

Automotive Body - Intermediate Repair and Restoration Certificate of Achievement



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Upon successful completion of the Automotive Body Intermediate Repair and Restoration certificate, the student demonstrates skills for employment as an apprentice collision repair-person, apprentice paint technician, or as a painter’s helper and may start his or her own business. After becoming employed, the student may be certified by the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) or receive certification for various courses taken through I-CAR, Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair.

Program Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate the skills of determining which parts need to be replaced or repaired and demonstrate the skills required to install or repair parts.
  2. Demonstrate the skills of basic paint applications such as one stage and base coat/clear coat paint.
  3. Demonstrate the skills of surface preparation prior to painting.
  4. Demonstrate the skills of plastic and composite repair techniques.
  5. Demonstrate intermediate welding techniques such as Metal Inert Gas (MIG) and resistance spot.
  6. Demonstrate intermediate metal shaping techniques such as shrinking, stretching, bending and cutting.

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