ABCT1155 Metal Straightening and Body Filler I

This course will cover metal straightening, the purpose of plastic fillers and how to use them for their intended purpose in autobody repair.

Credits

4

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on reading assessment test OR Qualifying score on ESL reading assessment test

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course:
Apply metal straightening procedures
Differentiate between types of tools
Protect autobody parts
Exercise metal shrinking procedures
Exercise metal grinding procedures
Identify the uses of plastic fillers
Demonstrate mixing plastic filler
Manipulate plastic filler
Employ plastic filler sanding procedures
Manipulate plastic filler to correct contour
Assess checking straightness
Demonstrate metal finishing techniques

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

2

lab:

2