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Registration begins on Monday, April 17, 2017 for specific programs.

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Registration begins on Monday, April 17, 2017 for specific programs.

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Registration begins on Monday, April 17, 2017 for specific programs.

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Registration begins on Monday, April 17, 2017 for specific programs.

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Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing


NEXT CLASS BEGINS JUNE 12, 2017
COMPLETE IN 12 MONTHS-FULL TIME

The Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing program prepares students for employment in the basic trade skills of auto body collision and repair.  It includes refinishing skills, sheet metal repair, frame, and unibody squaring and aligning, use of filters, paint systems, and undercoats, related welding skills, mechanical skills, trim hardware maintenance, and glass servicing.

Course Content:

Basic Trade Skills Sheet Metal Repair Skills
Mechanical Skills Glass Surfacing
Related Welding Employability Skills
Refinishing Skills Paint Systems & Undercoats
Trim-Hardware Maintenance Use of Filters
Other Miscellaneous Repairs Frame & Unibody Squaring & Aligning

Course Content Breakdown – 1400 Hours:

COURSE TITLE COURSE LENGTH
Paint and Body Helper 250 Hours
Paint and Body Assistant 250 Hours
Auto Collision Estimator 100 Hours
Frame and Body Repairman 150 Hours
Automotive Refinishing 325 Hours
Automobile Body Repairer 325 Hours

Entrance Requirements:

  • Take the Test of Adult Basic Skills (TABE) (cost – $10) and attend orientation.
  • Schedule an appointment for an interview with a Program Counselor by calling (754) 321-5840
  • Enroll in ABE/AAAE remedial classes, if necessary (depends on TABE scores).  Can start Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing course and attend ABE/AAAE remedial classes during same semesters.
  • Have (or achieve through remediation) acceptable scores on the TABE:
    Reading – 9.0, Math – 9.0, and Language – 9.0 all on the “Difficult” level.
  • Complete FAFSA application online, if needed, and contact a Financial Aid Advisor at (754) 321-5700.
  • Register for the Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing course.

Total Program Length:

FULL TIME 1400 Hours/14 Months
PART TIME 1400 Hours/28 Months

Program Schedule:

 Full Time Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 1:45 pm
 Part Time Monday – Friday 7:00 am – 10:00 am OR 10:45 am – 1:45 pm

Industry Certification:
Students will be prepared to take an approved state and/or nationally recognized industry certification or licensure exam in their field of study.

Accreditation:
Council on Occupational Education

Articulation:
Upon completion of the program and meeting eligibility requirements, students may be awarded credits toward an Associate Degree by selected Florida State Colleges.

Contact Information:
Ms Mary Barone, Counselor for Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing
(754) 321-5840
Mary.Barone@browardschools.com

Approximate Total Program Cost – Tuition and Fees (Books and Materials are Extra)*:
*Florida Resident  $3920.00 – Florida residents must present two (2) types of ID as proof of residency.
*Non Florida Resident – call (754) 321-5700 for more information. *Prices are subject to change without notice.

*Prices are subject to change without notice.

Click Here to download a PDF brochure for complete information including costs.

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