PCC/ CCOG / AB

Course Content and Outcome Guide for AB 106

Course Number:
AB 106
Course Title:
Panel Repair
Credit Hours:
12
Lecture Hours:
0
Lecture/Lab Hours:
240
Lab Hours:
0
Special Fee:
 

Course Description

Develop skills in repair of practice panels, school owned vehicles, and customer cars. Safe use of grinders, sanders, assorted hand tools, and pulling equipment will be applied and practiced. Paint fundamentals, preparation, and application will be discussed. Prerequisites: AB 100. Audit available.

Addendum to Course Description

Prerequisite: AB 100Auto Body Basic Skills or AB 101 and AB 102
 
Knowledge and skills will be developed using carefully planned panel repair projects. These will be monitored by the instructor and assistance will be given to each student as needed. Lecture/discussion sessions will provide background information that will be needed to complete panel repair projects. Projects must be completed to industry standards.
 
This course is required for a Two-year Certificate or an Associate Degree in Auto Collision Repair.
 

Intended Outcomes for the course

Upon successful completion of this course students should be able to:

· communicate effectively with employers, coworkers and customers, adapting to feedback as it pertains to terminology, processes and skills of
auto collision repair and professional workplace behavior on a limited basis.
· work safely in the auto collision repair industry and apply a proper understanding of the use of panel repair tools, products and chemicals and how those items affect the local and global environment.
· identify and implement strategies and processes to solve workplace and vehicle repair problems, access and utilize repair information in a rapidly
changing technology on a limited basis.
· apply necessary basic computation skills effectively as they pertain to auto collision repair.
· use an understanding of variation in culture and human interactions to working within the team environment in the auto collision repair industry.
· apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to work within the ethical and professional parameters of the auto collision repair profession,
with supervision.

Course Activities and Design

•  Function safely in the PCC Auto Collision Shop.
•  Demonstrate professional work ethics.
•  Gain knowledge and skills in the problem solving process.
•  Demonstrate abilities to disassemble, repair body damage, reassemble and prepare vehicle for delivery to the customer.

Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)

 
Function safely in the PCC Auto Collision Shop.
•  Understand and practice personal safety by using proper protective gear.
•  Understand and practice hand and power tool safety.
•  Understand and maintain a clean, safe work area.
•  Access and explain the importance of Material safety Data Sheets (MSDS).
 
Demonstrate professional work ethics (Habits).
•  Keep your work area clean.
•  Arrive to class on time and prepared for the day€™s activities.
•  Perform projects in accordance to specifications and procedures.
•  Follow directions in a positive manner.
•  Manage time productively.
•  Respect equipment and fellow students.
•  Develop skills in written, oral, and listening communication.
•  Develop computational skills as it relates to the collision industry.
•  Demonstrate skills in working with individuals, groups, and people from diverse ethnic, gender, and religious backgrounds plus personal management skills.
 
Gain knowledge and skill in the problem solving process.
•  Write an estimate of repair costs including parts and materials for each repair.
•  Analyze and plan repair procedures for non-structural body damage.
 
Demonstrate abilities to disassemble, repair body damage, reassemble and prepare vehicle for delivery to the customer.
•  Protect or remove and store adjacent area parts to avoid damage during the repair.
•  Identify necessary tools to be used for a specific repair.
•  Understand and demonstrate the repair of several different contoured panels.
•  Apply a systematic method of pulling, rough out, cleaning, application of plastic filler, and sanding that returns the panel to a pre-accident industry standard.
•  Perform all steps required to prepare a panel and include the application of paint in a safe and environmentally appropriate manner.
•  Perform high quality repairs on several damaged areas to customer or school vehicles.
•  Clean the damaged vehicle in preparation for sending it to the paint department.
•  Reassemble all vehicles that have been repaired in the correct sequence to meet industry and customer standards.
• Perform safety inspections to complete and prepare the vehicle for delivery.

Related Instruction

Computation
Hours: 32

Outcomes:

1. apply necessary basic computation skills effectively as they pertain to auto collision repair.
 

Activities:

· students will become proficient at estimating the amount of plastic filler that is needed to repair the damaged panel they are working on. The use
of ratios as it applies to the mixing of plastic filler.
· determine the correct grit number of sand paper and the order of their use that is needed to prepare the surface for top coat application.
· write collision estimates that include adding, subtracting, and multiplying for parts and materials costs, labor calculations, and overlapping operations.

Communication
Hours: 24

Outcomes:

1.  communicate effectively with employers, coworkers and customers, adapting to feedback as it pertains to terminology, processes and skills of
auto collision repair and professional workplace behavior on a limited basis.
2.  identify and implement strategies and processes to solve workplace and vehicle repair problems, access and utilize repair information in a rapidly
changing technology on a limited basis.
 

Activities:

· writing collision damage estimates using collision estimating guides that include parts descriptions, repair procedures, included and non included
operations.
· required reading of 30 pages in the text book €œAuto Body Repair Technology€
· answering chapter review and ASE style questions and students reading some of those answers aloud in class.
· students will fill out safety sheets and write a repair plan.
· presenting oral evaluations of any challenges and/or problems or items learned that they experienced from shop labs from the previous day.
· students explain technical terminology definitions when called on during classroom time or within their shop lab team.

Human Relations
Hours: 160

Outcomes:

1.  use an understanding of variation in culture and human interactions to working within the team environment in the auto collision repair industry.
2.  apply the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary to work within the ethical and professional parameters of the auto collision repair profession,
with supervision.

Activities:

· students learn about team concepts and cultural awareness through class room presentation and dialogue
· students are required to function as a contributing member of a team or group during panel repair activities.
· they have to work together to compile both written and oral diagnostic evaluations and come to agreement upon the proper sequence and method of replacement or repair of various automotive collision related projects.
· students must coordinate and cooperate in the set-up and use of equipment.
· because of the diversity of students within the program, they must learn to work with fellow classmates of different race, gender and ethnicity.
· they must also learn to communicate with team members using English as the primary language.
· team building competency will include instruction based upon the experience of the instructor working within the team environment used
within the auto collision repair industry.