Prerequisite: Successful completion of Auto Body 2
Grade Level: 10-12
Semesters: 1 (2 periods)
Students will develop the advanced knowledge, state-of-the-art tool, and technical skills development that are necessary for successful placement and advancement in the field of modern auto body repair. Students are trained in leadership and teamwork skills for major car repair. Areas covered in detail are: shop safety shop management, estimating, advanced welding and fabrication, frame straightening, uni-body construction, and specialized repair considerations. Production masking and auto paint preparation skills development, full shop spray equipment, and mastery of H.V.L.P. painting techniques using base coat/clear coat finishing products. The emphasis of this course is mastering the skills necessary for the graduating student to enter a career trade, or to pursue advanced technical school training in the field. This course meets at the Sandburg auto facility due to space.