Automotive Collision Technology
Lebanon Technology & Career Center
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Name: Mike Smith
Certification: ASE Certified
Education: Missouri Southwest University
Collision Repair Shop Owner--25+ years
Years in Education: 20+
Areas of Training
Collision Repair I--The course involves instruction and application in auto body repair including restoration of original contours of metal, replacing irreparable body parts, and final paint finish surface preparation. Students will also be introduced to related automotive repairing services such as glass and trim replacement, lock and window machine repair, automobile refinishing, complete detail, and clean up. Appropriate personal wear including safety glasses, safety shoes, and/or uniforms may be required for lab activities.
Collision Repair II--This course expands upon the course contents of Collision Re pair I to include writing damage reports in logical sequence, MIG and oxyacetylene welding, plastics repair, corrosion protection, interior and exterior fasteners, and air bags and supplemental restraint system. Appropriate personal wear including safety glasses, safety shoes, and/or uniforms may be required for lab activities. Second year students have the opportunity to participate in an internship program during the last semester of their second year in the program.
Related Academics--Students will be expected to participate in and earn a C grade or better in the technical Math and English competencies required to complete the Collision Repair program.
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