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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
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ABOD 1000 - Introduction to Auto Body Trade

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture 2Lab 4
Course Description: This course covers shop safety, tool maintenance, professionalism and the major work areas in a typical shop. Students are also exposed to the steps necessary in repairing a wrecked vehicle. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): None
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Repair procedures
  2. Body shop work areas
  3. Positions available in the collision repair industry
  4. Professional publications
  5. Professional associations available to paint and body shop employees
  6. Personal safety and shop safety
  7. Tool maintenance

Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. demonstrate safe handling of hazardous wastes.
  2. summarize the basic steps needed to repair a car or truck damaged in an accident.
  3. describe the types of positions or jobs available in the collision repair industry.
  4. demonstrate personal and shop safety.
  5. perform tool maintenance.
  6. explain the major work areas of a body shop.

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