Dec 03, 2023
ABOD 1005 - Auto Body Workplace Safety, Tool Usage, and Shop Operations Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This hands-on course introduces students to the auto body industry standards for workplace safety, tool use, and shop operations. Students are exposed to career opportunities within the Auto Body industry. Group activities and shop work include shop safety and cleanliness, equipment maintenance, and the disassembly and reassembly of tools when repairing or cleaning. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete the course requirements.
Prerequisite(s): Course placement into ENGL 0950 and RDNG 0950 or above OR completion of RDNG 0940 with a grade of C or higher OR course placement into ESOL 0051 and ESOL 0052 and ESOL 1033 OR completion of ESOL 0041 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0042 with a grade of C or higher and ESOL 0043 with a grade of C or higher; AND Arithmetic placement score of 64 or higher or elementary algebra placement score of 76 or higher or minimum placement score/ACT score placement into MATH 0070 or above or completion of MATH 0030 or MATH 0060 with a grade of C or higher; AND instructor consent. We strongly encourage students who score below 64 to meet with an advisor or counselor to discuss their review and course options PRIOR to Math placement retesting or registering for a MATH course.
- Safety procedures and precautions related to the auto body industry
- Identification of shop rules and safety precautions
- Proper operation of specialty equipment and tools
- Rules and expectations for safe classroom and shop use
- Maintenance and operational techniques of related tools and equipment
- Career opportunities related to the field of auto body technology
At the end of this course, students will be able to:
- identify safety procedures and precautions related to the auto body industry.
- implement shop rules and safety precautions.
- demonstrate the proper operation of specialty equipment and tools.
- follow classroom/shop procedures.
- perform general equipment maintenance.
- identify career opportunities with in the auto body industry.
Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)
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