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2017-2018 Course Catalog 
    
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ABOD 2010 - Computer Estimating

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture NoneLab None
Course Description: This course covers identification and calculation of the cost of vehicle damage, calculating cost of parts, material, and labor written from a manual or computer.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): ABOD 1050 , ABOD 1060 , and ABOD 1070  or instructor consent.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Damage appraisal
  2. Basic estimate procedures
  3. Repair time estimates
  4. Use of computer in estimating process

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

  1. describe the basic procedures of writing up an estimate for the body shop and customer.
  2. determine the need for new parts and/or straightening procedures in a repair job.
  3. estimate time required for painting in a given collision repair job.
  4. perform a complete written estimate.


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