Course Descriptions

Paint and Body Helper -- 250 Hours
The Paint and Body Helper course prepares students for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills and concepts as a recommended requisite. Students study vehicle and industry knowledge, business management, occupational safety, vehicle preparation, and outer body panels. 


Paint and Body Assistant -- 250 Hours
The Paint and Body Assistant course is designed to build on the skills and knowledge students learned in the Paint and Body Helper course for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills and concepts as a recommended requisite. Students study welding operations, surface evaluation and preparation, polishing and detail techniques.

 
Auto Collision Estimator -- 100 Hours
The Auto Collision Estimator course is designed to build on the skills and knowledge students learned in the Paint and Body Assistant course for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills and concepts as a recommended requisite. Students study industry knowledge, business management, occupational safety, and vehicle preparation.


Frame and Body Repairman -- 150 Hours
The Frame and Body Repairman course is designed to build on the skills and knowledge students learned in the Auto Collision Estimator course for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills and concepts as a recommended requisite. Students study industry knowledge, business management, occupational safety, outer body panel adjustment, measuring, pulling, unibody vehicle repair, and frame repair. 


Automotive Refinishing -- 325 Hours
The Automotive Refinishing course is designed to build on the skills and knowledge students learned in the Frame and Body Repairman course for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills and concepts as a recommended requisite. Students study industry knowledge, business management, occupational safety, surface evaluation and preparation, polishing, detail techniques, spray equipment, and finishing.


Auto Body Repairer -- 325 Hours
The Automobile Body Repairer course is designed to build on the skills and knowledge students learned in the Automotive Refinishing course for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills and concepts as a recommended requisite. Students study repair and refinishing techniques, outer body panel adjustment, welding operations, metal preparation, body fillers, miscellaneous repair techniques, fiberglass, and plastics.


For more information on the Florida Depart of Education 2015-16 Curriculum Frameworks, click here Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing (I470603)