Advanced Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing

This degree/certificate is designed to prepare students for entry-level work as an auto collision repair and painter apprentice beyond the Basic Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing Certificate and to prepare students for the Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certification test.

For the associate degree, students must complete all requirements for the certificate with a Grade of C or better plus the general breadth requirements for the Associate of Science Degree (minimum total of 60 units).

Students working for certificates must have a basic knowledge of arithmetic, reading and writing in order to learn and work in the occupations they select.

AUTO020 Non-Structural Body Repair 6
AUTO022 Non-Structural Collision Repair 6
AUTO024 Structural Analysis and Damage Repair 6
AUTO026 Auto Collision Refinishing 6
AUTO028 Damage Analysis and Estimating 3
AUTO029 Estimating 3
AUTO050 Automotive Brakes 4
AUTO052 Automotive Suspension and Steering 4
AUTO084 General Automotive Technology 4
AUTO056 Automotive Heating and Air Conditioning 4
Total Units


AUTO 020 may be waived through the Articulation 2+2 program with prior agreement with the auto collision and refinishing instructor.

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