Oct 27, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ABOD 1075 - Plastic Repair

Credits: 2
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This hands-on course introduces students to the theory and operational techniques for working with the different types of plastics found in modern vehicles. Topics include safety issues, methods of plastic repair, benefits of repair, and the proper set up and operation of plastic welders. Students must be able to perform physical tasks to complete course requirements.
MnTC Goals
None

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.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Safety procedures and precautions related to plastic repair
  2. Identification of different types of plastics found in modern vehicles
  3. Proper set up and operation of plastic repair equipment
  4. Benefits of plastic welding
  5. Repairs of interior and exterior plastic components
  6. Maintenance and operational techniques of related tools and equipment

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

  1. identify safety procedures and precautions related to plastic repair.
  2. identify different types of plastics found on new vehicle construction.
  3. identify different methods of plastic repair.
  4. explain the benefits and cost savings of plastic repair.
  5. demonstrate proper operation of specialty equipment and tools.
  6. control the variables that affect the quality and speed of refinishing.

Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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