Collision Repair Technology I

2 High School Credits

8 College Credits/Dual Enrollment Available

This first level course begins preparation for apprentice level entry in auto body repair or
further education in the field. Emphasis is placed on the fundamental aspects of collision
repair and development of skills in the basic operations required to prepare an automobile
for final paint application. Instruction includes safety principles and practices, vehicle
nomenclature, function of individual components, parts manuals, and the use of filler and
special body repair tools. Techniques stressed are straightening, shrinking, filling and the
application of the hammer and dolly, and paint 5 preparation procedures. Mig Welding is
taught as it applies to Collision Repair. Successful completion of this course is the basis for
the Kishwaukee College Collision Repair Technology Certificate and Associate Degree
(A.A.S.) Program. CRT 111 & CRT 112 are the courses for which students may earn
college credit. Students need to provide their own safety glasses, work boots and
purchase a shop uniform shirt, work boots and purchase a shop uniform shirt.

Collision Repair Technology II

2 High School Credits

3 College Credits/Dual Enrollment Available

 
 
First Semester -- students will be enrolled in AMT 113 – Basic Electrical. This course offers
classroom and laboratory instruction and is a required course for students pursuing a
Collision Repair Technology Certificate and Associate Degree. Students are introduced to
the fundamentals of safety practices and proper use of related test equipment and
meters. Topics covered will be theory and operation of basic electrical systems found on
the automobile. This includes coverage of basic electrical theory, Ohm’s Law,
starting/charging systems, lighting and other basic electrical systems. In addition to
hands-on work, students will be required to use a textbook for reading and written work
as well as computers for online assignments. Students should be able to follow multiple-
step directions and work both independently and in team situations. Students must
provide their own 3-ring binder, safety glasses and writing materials. Students are
required to wear proper shop attire and footwear. Second Semester – students will be
assigned a special project by the Collision Repair Instructor and the majority of the class
time will be spent in the Collision Repair Lab.
 
Student working on vehicle restoration.