Course Descriptions

Course Number

Course Title

Length

ARR0140

Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Helper/Assistant

150 hours

ARR0141

Automotive Collision Refinishing Technician

450 hours

ARR0312

Non-Structural Damage Repair Technician

300 hours

ARR0022

Damage Analysis and Estimating

75 hours

ARR0112

Automotive Collision Welding, Cutting and Joining

75 hours

ARR0295

Structural Damage Repair Technician

350 hours

Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing helper/Assistant -- 450 Hours
The Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Helper/Assistant course prepares students for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Content emphasizes beginning skills and concepts as a recommended requisite. Students study equipment skills, safety regulations, routine maintenance, and customer service.

Automotive Collision Refinishing Technician --  Hours
The Automotive Collision Refinishing Technician course prepares students for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Students study safety precautions; surface preparation; spray gun and related equipment operation; paint mixing, matching and applying; paint defects (causes and cures); and final detailing.

Non-Structural Damage Repair Technician -- 300 Hours
The Non-Structural Damage Repair Technician course prepares students for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Students study safety the preparation; outer body panel repairs, replacements, and adjustments; metal finishing and body filling; movable glass and hardware; plastics and adhesives; electrical; and brakes.

Damage Analysis and Estimating -- 75 Hours
The Damage Analysis and Estimating course prepares students for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Students study damage analysis; estimating; vehicle construction and parts identification; and customer relations and sales skills.

Automotive Collision Welding, Cutting and Joining -- 75 Hours
The Automotive Collision Welding, Cutting and Joining course prepares students for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Students study basic welding skills specifically related to automotive collision and repair; safety precautions; metal welding, cutting, and joining.

Structural Damage Repair Technician -- 350 Hours
The Structural Damage Repair Technician course prepares students for entry into the Automotive Collision and Repair industry. Students study frame inspection and repair; unibody and unitized structure inspection, measurement, and repair; fixed glass; steering and suspension; heating and air conditioning; cooling systems; drive train; fuel, intake and exhaust systems; and restraint systems.


For more information on the Florida Depart of Education Curriculum Frameworks, click here Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing (T401300)