Program Overview

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Automotive Collision Repair Assistant Certificate


Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences Division, Room T302, (847)543-2044

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/acr
Degree: Certificate
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This certificate prepares students for employment as an automotive collision repair assistant. Coursework places a strong emphasis on the understanding on shop safety, removal and installation of bolted vehicle panels, automotive detailing, and damage estimating. Students will learn foundational collision repair theories while developing skills in the areas of dent repair, plastic repair, movable glass, panel removal and installation, preparation of vehicle for refinishing, and reading of damage estimates. Upon completion of coursework students have the opportunity to earn I-CAR program certification.

Recommended Plan of Study


First Semester

3 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Introduction to Automotive Collision Repair

3

Second Semester

8 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Non-Structural Repair I

5

course

Automotive Refinishing I

3

Third Semester

6 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Pointless Dent Removal

3

course

Automotive Detailing

3

Total Hours for Certificate

17

^ The credit for CLC 120, College Success Seminar, is an institutional requirement for graduation. It is not part of the program requirements but must be completed with a D or better.

For more information on recommended courses or program specific advising, contact faculty member Octavio Cavazos at (847) 543-2905, David Garcia at (847) 543-3029, Donald Myers at (847) 543-2917, or the Engineering, Math and Physical Sciences division at (847) 543-2044.