Auto Body and Collision Repair

Program Description

The Auto Body and Collision Repair Program is an ASE/NATEF Certified Program. Auto Body and Collision Repair program teaches students the fundamentals of re-finishing, replacing and repairing damaged auto body panels and is a NATEF, National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation and ASE, Automotive Service Excellence certified program. Students learn to properly use tools and equipment needed for each job and to develop safe working practices and habits. Instruction uses hands-on techniques and current industry technology. Foundation skills include auto body construction, welding, metal finishing, proper use of plastic fillers, plastic bumper cover repairs, priming and refinishing, basecoat and clear coat, buffing and polishing, detailing, estimating, vehicle repair, and 12 volt Electrical. Students achieve standards required in today’s collision repair industry. The foundation knowledge gained here sets students on the path for employment and for acquiring I-Car and NATEF (National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation) certifications, and ASE (automotive service excellence) certification can be achieved while taking the course.

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Related Professions

Insurance Adjustor
Body shop Manager
Estimator
Detailer
Body Technician
Painter
  

Possible Certifications

I:CAR Qualification
ASE and State  

Articulations

Baker College
Lincoln Tech
Mott Community College 
Nashville Auto
Ohio Technical College
UTI

 

PAST EVENTS AND ACCOMPLISHMENTS

2015-16

  • Work-based Learning
    • 9 Students
      • 8 earned full time employment through the experience
    • 2500 hours of instruction in work-based learning
    • Advisory Committee members participate in offering experiences to students
  • SkillsUSA
    • Regionals
      • 2nd Place
        • Robert Pettit – Collision Repair
        • Competed at SkillsUSA State Competition
  • Improved and added to the curriculum
    • Improved Electrical Unit
    • Added Recreational Vehicle Unit


2014-15 Accomplishments

2012-13 Accomplishments

2011-12 Accomplishments
  

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Contacts

Teacher: Luke Childers
Email: 
lchilders@lapeerisd.org
(810) 664-1124 ext. 4146
  
Paraprofessional: Ryan Hartsuck
Email: 
rhartsuck@lapeerisd.org
(810) 664-1124 ext. 4146