Program Outcomes (Auto Body Rebuilding)

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South Campus

Doug Yarbrough
Instructor
253.680.7457

Joe Brewer
Instructor
253.680.7458 

Jim Field
Career Advisor
253.680.7410

Location South Campus

Hours Mon-Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.

At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Identify automobile parts and systems, and understand their operation, including supplemental restraint systems.
  2. Set up and operate various types frame and unibody straightening equipment.
  3. Perform frame and unibody measuring using both manual and computerized measuring systems.
  4. Restore damaged frames and unibodies to factory specifications using the latest pulling systems.
  5. Perform structural sectioning of unibody components, using I-CAR approved procedures.
  6. Remove, replace, and align sheet metal parts, suspension components, and replace automotive glass.
  7. Apply a variety of automotive refinish materials.
  8. Participate in both complete refinishing of automobiles, along with all aspects of spot repair and panel refinishing utilizing the latest refinish materials and equipment.
  9. Perform compounding and polishing operations on both new and old automotive finishes.
  10. Perform interior and exterior detailing of automobiles.
  11. Estimate repair cost related to collision damage.
  12. Service automotive electrical systems.
  13. Perform structural and non-structural welds with wire feed welders to industry standards.
  14. Understand hazardous waste management.
  15. 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