Automotive Refinishing Assistant II (AP71)  Technical Certificate of Credit

(Embedded in Automotive Collision Repair Diploma)

Program Description:

The Refinishing Assistant II program is an advanced certificate option for students who complete the Automotive Refinishing Assistant I program. This program is designed to produce graduates who are entry level paint and refinishing specialists. Topics will include surface preparation, paint identification, spray gun equipment, spray gun techniques, blending, and tinting and matching of colors.

Entrance date: Each semester

Program admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

Writing 236 Reading Comprehension 55
Arithmetic 229 Arithmetic 34

High School diploma or equivalent required for admission.

Credits required for graduation: 10

Beginning Spring 2022 (January 2022), ALL FIRST TIME college students will be required to take the College Success (COLL 1020) course.

Courses 10 credits
ACRP 2001
Corequisites: ACRP 1000, ACRP 1010

This course covers the safety precautions followed during the painting and refinishing processes used in a shop during collision repairs. Basic surface preparation will be discussed and practiced. Spray gun types and basic operations will be introduced.

ACRP 2002
Corequisites: ACRP 1000, ACRP 2001

This course covers the fundamental refinishing tasks of mixing, matching and applying various types of automotive paints. Paint defect causes and cures will be examined in depth. Final delivery detailing and tasks will also be practiced and discussed.

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Program Chair

Instructor, Auto Collision
Artisan Hall

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