Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
CRR101Sheet Metal Welding2Basic skills will be developed in oxygen-acetylene fusion welding and flame cutting. Gas metal arc (MIG) welding equipment and basic understanding of procedures related to auto collision area. Safety is emphasized.Loading...
CRR150Basic Shop Safety1A course designed to acquaint the student with the hazards in an auto collision facility. Emphasis on EPA regulations, OSHA guidelines, and personal health and safety in the shop area.Loading...
CRR202Plastic Repair3The wide variety of solid plastics, flexible panels, plastic compounds and reinforced plastic panels now used in automobile manufacturing require separate repair procedures. Repair, replacement and refinishing of the substrates will be studied in classroom and the lab. Prerequisite: CRR 841Loading...
CRR325Sheet Metal Fundamentals5Automobile design, the materials used in construction, collision, corrective forces, procedures for repair and services are analyzed through class and lab study. Prerequisite: CRR 101 must be taken concurrently or prior to this courseLoading...
CRR502Frame Damage Analysis2Unibody design and construction has created a need for methods of damage analysis, gauging, measuring and sequencing total collision repair. This course emphasizes new technologies.Loading...
CRR655Advanced Collision Repair5This course builds upon the knowledge and skill in previous auto collision courses to prepare the student to diagnose and repair conventional frame and unibody structural components. The theory and operating principles of unibody structural components will be emphasized. Lab instruction on late model vehicles will be included. Prerequisite: CRR 502, 101Loading...
CRR742Estimating Theory2Vehicle damage estimating skills are needed to provide a written report. This report can then be used as a repair guide, a legal document, an analysis report and for business evaluation. Ability to use estimating guides and write estimates accurately will be emphasized.Loading...
CRR760Advanced Estimating2Estimating, customer relations and service selling are all important skills of ownership and managership. Hand and computer estimates will be written. Labor, parts and material costs and profits will be studied. Customer and employee relations will be studied. Prerequisite: CRR 742Loading...
CRR841Principles of Refinishing5This course will give the student an overall understanding of the complexities of today's auto refinishing. Developing industry standard preparation habits and spray painting skills with various chemicals will be studied.Loading...
CRR876Refinishing Production6Industry application of colors and clear coats requires the latest information on repair and refinishing of today's vehicles. This course covers the latest manufacturers' preferred methods for repair using current colors and chemicals. Color matching will be emphasized. Prerequisite: CRR 877, 202Loading...
CRR877Refinishing Applications7This course covers the application techniques and equipment used in auto collision repair shops for refinishing, and will deal with potential problems with chemicals. Sheet metal and plastic parts repair and replacement in preparation for painting will also be studied in the lab. Shop and personal safety will be emphasized. Prerequisite: CRR 841Loading...