Program Outcomes (Auto Body Rebuilding)
At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:
- Identify automobile parts and systems, and understand their operation, including supplemental restraint systems.
- Set up and operate various types frame and unibody straightening equipment.
- Perform frame and unibody measuring using both manual and computerized measuring systems.
- Restore damaged frames and unibodies to factory specifications using the latest pulling systems.
- Perform structural sectioning of unibody components, using I-CAR approved procedures.
- Remove, replace, and align sheet metal parts, suspension components, and replace automotive glass.
- Apply a variety of automotive refinish materials.
- Participate in both complete refinishing of automobiles, along with all aspects of spot repair and panel refinishing utilizing the latest refinish materials and equipment.
- Perform compounding and polishing operations on both new and old automotive finishes.
- Perform interior and exterior detailing of automobiles.
- Estimate repair cost related to collision damage.
- Service automotive electrical systems.
- Perform structural and non-structural welds with wire feed welders to industry standards.
- Understand hazardous waste management.
- Demonstrate shop safety practices.
In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College.
- Human Diversity
- Effective Communication
- Critical Thinking