Academics

Course Descriptions

Autobody Technology (ABODY)


ABODY 051  Repair and Painting  (4)
Introduces auto body repair and painting. Covers current industry safety practices, hazardous material practices, and various skills including metal straightening, spot and complete repainting. Serves as additional practice for experienced auto body students. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.
ABODY 052  Summer Repair and Painting  (1-13)
Introduces auto body repair and painting. Covers current industry safety practices, hazardous material practices, and various skills including metal straightening, spot and complete repainting. Serves as additional practice for experienced auto body students. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.

ABODY 060  Fundamental Auto Body Repair and Painting 1  (1-7)
Presents fundamental principles of basic, non-structural auto body repair and painting to high school students. Course content includes safety, metal straightening and filling, panel replacement and adjustment, welding, and preparation for paint and painting. Workplace ethics including attendance, punctuality, efficiency, and good housekeeping are integral part to instruction. Credits earned in this course at 3.0 or higher articulate directly to the Green River Auto Body Technology program. PREREQUISITE: High school permission.
ABODY 061  Fundamental Auto Body Repair and Painting 2  (1-7)
Presents fundamental principles of basic, non-structural auto body repair and painting to high school students. Course content includes safety, metal straightening and filling, panel replacement and adjustment, welding, and preparation for paint and painting. Workplace ethics including attendance, punctuality, efficiency, and good housekeeping are integral part to instruction. Credits earned in this course at 3.0 or higher articulate directly to the Green River Auto Body Technology program. PREREQUISITE: High school permission.

ABODY 062  Fundamental Auto Body Repair and Painting 3  (1-7)
Presents fundamental principles of basic, non-structural auto body repair and painting to high school students. Course content includes safety, metal straightening and filling, panel replacement and adjustment, welding, and preparation for paint and painting. Workplace ethics including attendance, punctuality, efficiency, and good housekeeping are integral part to instruction. Credits earned in this course at 3.0 or higher articulate directly to the Green River Auto Body Technology program. PREREQUISITE: High school permission.
ABODY 100  Conduct/Safety/Equipment  (1)
A self-paced course presenting fundamental principles and terminology of auto body conduct/safety and equipment. Hazardous materials, workplace ethics, leadership, human relation fundamentals, cultural diversity, attendance, punctuality and good housekeeping as applied to the industry are integral to instruction in all applicable situations. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission, and concurrent enrollment in ABODY 180.

ABODY 102  Introduction to Auto Metal Fabrication  (3)
Covers skills using various tools, equipment and processes of the automotive fabrication industry. Emphasizes measuring, welding, cutting, shaping and constructing auto parts of other various projects. This is a beginners course where students are introduced to basic skills. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.
ABODY 103  Introduction to Professional Auto Detailing  (3)
Classroom and hands-on instruction in the detailing process. Introduce students through a general step-by-step process to the procedures of safety and professionally cleaning, polishing and waxing the entire vehicle both by hand and with power tools. Centers instruction on detailing for the entry level professional detailer, collision repair detailer, and the do-it-yourselfer.

ABODY 104  Non-Structural Repair  (1-14)
A hands-on course supplemented with independent study and group lecture presenting fundamental principles and terminology of auto body non-structural analysis and damage repair. Includes preparation, metal finishing, body filling, movable glass and hardware, outer panel repairs and replacement, adjustments, and welding. Hazardous materials, workplace ethics, leadership, human relation fundamentals, cultural diversity, attendance, punctuality, and good housekeeping are integral to instruction in all applicable situations. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission and concurrent enrollment in any one of ABODY 180, 181, 182, 183, and 184.
ABODY 105  Structural Damage Repair  (1-14)
A hands-on course supplemented with independent study and group lecture presenting fundamental principles and terminology of auto body structural analysis and damage repair. Includes unibody inspection, measurement and repair, frame inspection and repair, structural welding, and fixed glass damage analysis and repair. See instructor for current list of course competencies. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission and concurrent enrollment in any one of ABODY 180, 181, 182, 183, and 184.

ABODY 106  Mechanical and Electrical Repair  (1-15)
A hands-on course supplemented with independent study and group lecture presenting fundamental principles and terminology of auto body mechanical and electrical components, suspension, steering, electrical, brakes, heating, and air conditioning, cooling systems, drive train, fuel, intake, exhaust and restraint systems. See instructor for current list of course competencies. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission and concurrent enrollment in any one of ABODY 180, 181, 182, 183, and 184.
ABODY 107  Plastics and Adhesives  (1-2)
A hands-on course supplemented with independent study and group lecture presenting fundamental principles and terminology of auto body plastics and adhesives including identification of plastics to be repaired, plastics repair procedures, rigid and flexible plastics, fiberglass, exterior and interior plastics repair and refinishing. See instructor for current list of course competencies. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission and concurrent enrollment in any one of ABODY 180, 181, 182, 183, and 184.

ABODY 108  Painting and Refinishing  (1-20)
A hands-on course supplemented with independent study and group lecture presenting fundamental principles and terminology of auto body painting and refinishing including surface preparation, and spray gun operation, paint mixing, matching and applying, solving paint application problems, finish defects causes and cures, safety precautions and miscellaneous analysis and repair. See instructor for current list of course competencies. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission and concurrent enrollment in any one of ABODY 180, 181, 182, 183, and 184.
ABODY 109  Special Shop Practice  (1-10)
A capstone hands-on course that allows students to refine their skills in the competencies learned in non-structural repair, structural damage repair, mechanical and electrical repair, plastics and adhesives, and painting and refinishing. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.

ABODY 110  Estimating for Collision Repair  (3)
Focuses on the process of evaluating collision damaged vehicles and generating repair estimates. Introduces students to modern vehicle designs, including frame and unibody construction. Covers damage diagnosis and the effects if collision on vehicle systems. Emphasizes the generation of organized, competitive, and efficient damage reports. Course introduces students to computerized estimating.
ABODY 111  Collision Shop Estimator  (3)
As a collision damage estimator, students draw on and expand the skills learned in ABODY 110. Students serve as the shop estimator and parts manager for customer projects of the auto body program. In addition to refining their collision estimating skills, students focus on customer service, parts ordering, tracking, and documentation. Emphasizes customer service, generation of organized, fair and competitive damage reports, efficient parts procurement and documentation, and ethical collision repair practices. PREREQUISITE: ABODY 110 and instructor's permission.

ABODY 177  Auto Body Work Experience 1  (1-12)
Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.
ABODY 178  Auto Body Work Experience 2  (1-12)
Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.

ABODY 179  Auto Body Work Experience 3  (1-12)
Allows students to work full- or part-time in jobs directly related to their programs and interests. Students may receive a salary or volunteer. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.
ABODY 180  Industry Leadership 1  (1)
Enables auto body students to engage in personal development and leadership activities outside of their regular auto body course work. In addition to class meetings, student participation in the Green River chapter of Skills USA/VICA, other leadership clubs, and activities, provides students with opportunities for professional and personal growth.

ABODY 181  Industry Leadership 2  (1)
Enables auto body students to engage in personal development and leadership activities outside of their regular auto body course work. In addition to class meetings, student participation in the Green River chapter of Skills USA/VICA, other leadership clubs, and activities, provides students with opportunities for professional and personal growth.
ABODY 182  Industry Leadership 3  (1)
Enables auto body students to engage in personal development and leadership activities outside of their regular auto body course work. In addition to class meetings, student participation in the Green River chapter of Skills USA/VICA, other leadership clubs, and activities, provides students with opportunities for professional and personal growth.

ABODY 183  Industry Leadership 4  (1)
Enables auto body students to engage in personal development and leadership activities outside of their regular auto body course work. In addition to class meetings, student participation in the Green River chapter of Skills USA/VICA, other leadership clubs, and activities, provides students with opportunities for professional and personal growth.
ABODY 184  Industry Leadership 5  (1)
Enables auto body students to engage in personal development and leadership activities outside of their regular auto body course work. In addition to class meetings, student participation in the Green River chapter of Skills USA/VICA, other leadership clubs, and activities, provides students with opportunities for professional and personal growth.

ABODY 194  Special Topics-Auto Body  (1-13)
Students study and train to meet established local needs in auto body repair industry. Supplemental to classes currently offered. PREREQUISITE: Instructor's permission.