Program Overview

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Automotive Refinishing Technician Certificate


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

www.clcillinois.edu/programs/acr
Degree: Certificate
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The automotive refinishing technician certificate prepares students for entry level employment as an automotive refinishing technician. Coursework places a strong emphasis on the understanding of automotive finishes, application techniques, and final surface preparation. Students will acquire the knowledge and skills necessary to prepare vehicles for the finishing process, the application of undercoat, topcoat, and tri-coat finishes, and repairs to vehicle finishes. Upon completion of coursework students have the opportunity to earn I-CAR program certification.

Recommended Plan of Study


First Semester

6 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course ^

College Success Seminar

[2]

course

Introduction to Automotive Collision Repair

3

course

Automotive Refinishing I

3

Second Semester

8 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Automotive Refinishing II

5

course

Automotive Detailing

3

Third Semester

5 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Automotive Refinishing III

5

Fourth Semester

3 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Refinishing IV - Custom Painting

5

Total Hours for Certificate

22

^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.