AUB – Automotive Body Repair

All courses are alphabetized by course code. All courses are to be pursued in a normal sequence with prerequisite courses taken as indicated. Provided for each course is the following information: course number and title; number of class, laboratory, clinical/shop/work experience (if any), and credit hours; and the semester in which the course is offered - FA (Fall), SP (Spring), and SU (Summer).

AUB-111 Painting & Refinishing I (2 6 0 4)

This course introduces the proper procedures for using automotive refinishing equipment and materials in surface preparation and application. Topics include federal, state, and local regulations, personal safety, refinishing equipment and materials, surface preparation, masking, application techniques, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and use proper equipment and materials in refinishing following accepted industry standards. (FA/SP evening only). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.

AUB-112 Painting & Refinishing II (2 6 0 4)

This course covers advanced painting techniques and technologies with an emphasis on identifying problems encountered by the refinishing technician. Topics include materials application, color matching, correction of refinishing problems, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to perform spot, panel, and overall refinishing repairs and identify and correct refinish problems. State prerequisite: Take AUB-111. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.

AUB-114 Special Finishes (1 2 0 2)

This course introduces multistage finishes, custom painting, and protective coatings. Topics include base coats, advanced intermediate coats, clear coats, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and apply specialized finishes based on accepted industry standards. State prerequisite: Take AUB-111. (SU). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.

AUB-121 Non-Structural Damage I (1 4 0 3)

This course introduces safety, tools, and the basic fundamentals of body repair. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment, repair techniques, materials selection, materials usage, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and repair minor direct and indirect damage including removal/repairing/ replacing of body panels to accepted standards. (FA). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.

AUB-122 Non-Structural Damage II (2 6 0 4)

This course covers safety, tools, and advanced body repair. Topics include shop safety, damage analysis, tools and equipment, advanced repair techniques, materials selection, materials usage, movable glass, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to identify and repair or replace direct and indirect damage to accepted standards including movable glass and hardware. RCC prerequisite: Take AUB-121. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.

AUB-131 Structural Damage I (2 4 0 4)

This course introduces safety, equipment, structural damage analysis, and damage repairs. Topics include shop safety, design and construction, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, repair techniques, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs to a vehicle which has received light/moderate structural damage. (FA/SP evening only). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.

AUB-132 Structural Damage II (2 6 0 4)

This course provides an in-depth study of structural damage analysis and repairs to vehicles that have received moderate to heavy structural damage. Topics include shop safety, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, advanced repair techniques, structural component replacement and alignment, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs according to industry standards. State and RCC prerequisites: Take AUB-131 and TRN-180. (SU). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.

AUB-136 Plastics & Adhesives (1 4 0 3)

This course covers safety, plastic and adhesive identification, and the various repair methods of automotive plastic components. Topics include safety, identification, preparation, material selection, and the various repair procedures including refinishing. Upon completion, students should be able to identify, remove, repair, and/or replace automotive plastic components in accordance with industry standards. RCC prerequisite: Take AUB-121. (SP). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.

AUB-141 Mech & Elec Components I (2 2 0 3)

This course covers the basic principles of automotive mechanical and electrical components. Topics include personal and environmental safety and suspension and steering, electrical, brake, heating and air-conditioning, cooling, drive train, and restraint systems. Upon completion, students should be able to identify system components and perform basic system diagnostic checks and/or repairs according to industry standards. (SU). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.

AUB-160 Body Shop Operations (1 0 0 1)

This course introduces the day-to-day operations of autobody repair facilities. Topics include work habits and ethics, customer relations, equipment types, materials cost and control, policies and procedures, shop safety and liabilities, and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to understand the general operating policies and procedures associated with an autobody repair facility. (FA). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.

AUB-162 Autobody Estimating (1 2 0 2)

This course provides a comprehensive study of autobody estimating. Topics include collision damage analysis, industry regulations, flat-rate and estimated time, and collision estimating manuals. Upon completion, students should be able to prepare and interpret a damage report. RCC prerequisites: Take AUB-111, AUB-121, AUB-131, TRN-180. (FA). National ID (CIP) 47.0603 Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician.