Registration for selected programs begins on Monday, August 10, 2015

Next Classes begin Monday, August 24, 2015. For more information call 754-321-5700 or click here to request information.


Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing

NEXT CLASS BEGINS AUGUST 24, 2015
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 Ms. Esme Maldonado by calling (754) 321-5700
  • 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. Esme Maldonado, Counselor for Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing
(754) 321-5700
esme.maldonado@browardschools.com

Approximate Total Program Cost - Tuition and Fees (Books and Materials are Extra)*:
*Florida Resident  $5105.00 - 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.