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NOVA 2012-2013 College Catalog: Programs of Study

Collision Repair Technology
Career Studies Certificate AL

Purpose:  This career studies certificates prepares students for entry-level positions as collision repair technicians. The curriculum provides experience in evaluation, repair, and refinishing of automotive body damage.

Recommended Preparation:  It is important that the student talks with a counselor concerning selected classes in the curriculum.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
AUB 106 Basic Sheet Metal Operations 4
AUT 100 Intro to Auto Shop Practices 2
ENG 131 Technical Report Writing I or 3
Total   9
2nd Semester
AUB 118 Automotive Paint Preparation 4
AUB 125 Auto Body Welding 4
Total   8
3rd Semester
AUB 116 Auto Body Repair 4
AUB 119 Automotive Painting 4
Total   8
Total credits for the Collision Repair Technology Career Studies Certificate=25

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA.