Program Overview

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Automotive Structural Repair 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 structural repair certificate prepares students for employment as automotive structural technician assistants. Coursework places a strong emphasis on the understanding of automotive structural repair theories, reinforced while developing hands-on skills, needed to enter the collision repair industry. Students learn to disassemble and assemble vehicles exterior components, remove and install both stationary and movable glass, sheet metal dent repair including sectioning of vehicle panels, automotive welding, various vehicle measuring systems, and a working knowledge of vehicle mechanical systems. 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

10 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Non-Structural Repair I

5

course

Automotive Welding

5

Third Semester

10 Credits

CoURSE

Title

Hours

course

Automotive Mechanical Systems

5

course

Structural Repair I

5

Total Hours for Certificate

23

^ 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.