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Now 3 Registrations in 2013-2014 School Year

Re-Registration for students presently in classes begins: March 3, 2014
Registration for new students begins: March 10, 2014
Next Classes Begin: March 31, 2014


For more information call:
754.321.5700

Now 3 Registrations in 2013-2014 School Year

Re-Registration for students presently in classes begins: March 3, 2014
Registration for new students begins: March 10, 2014
Next Classes Begin: March 31, 2014


For more information call:
754.321.5700

Now 3 Registrations in 2013-2014 School Year

Re-Registration for students presently in classes begins: March 3, 2014
Registration for new students begins: March 10, 2014
Next Classes Begin: March 31, 2014


For more information call:
754.321.5700

Welcome to the Broward Technical Centers located in Sunny Southeast Florida

This is your chance to enhance your professional future and achieve higher earning power. At Broward Technical Centers, we make it easy to get the same quality education as a private college for a fraction of the cost.

International Students

Prospective international students may enroll and attend classes at one of the Broward Technical Centers. Please click here for more information on the admission process.

Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing

McFatter Technical Center

COMPLETE IN 12 MONTHS!!

NEXT CLASS BEGINS JUNE, 2014

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.

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

 

Content Breakdown - 1400 Hours:

 COURSE NUMBER

COURSE TITLE

COURSE LENGTH

APR0210 Paint and Body Helper 250 Hours
APR0213 Paint and Body Assistant 250 Hours
APR0020 Auto Collision Estimator 100 Hours
APR0313 Frame and Body Repairman 150 Hours
APR0127 Automotive Refinishing 325 Hours
APR0240 Automobile Body Repairer 325 Hours

 

Entrance Requirements:

  • Take the Test of Adult Basic Skills (TABE) ($10) and attend orientation.
  • Schedule an appointment for an interview with Mrs. Franzie Williams by calling (754) 321-5732
  • Enroll in ABE/AAAE classes, if necessary (depends on TABE scores).  Can start Applied Welding Tech course and attend remedial classes during same semesters.
  • Complete FAFSA application online, if needed, and contact the Financial Aid Department at (754) 321-5738.
  • Register for the next available Auto Collision course.

 

Total Program Length:    FULL TIME:   1400 Hours/12 months                                       PART TIME: 1400 Hours/24 months                                                                           

 

Program Schedule:

Full Time Monday-Friday 7:00 AM-1:45 PM
Part Time Monday-Friday

7:00 AM-10:00 AM OR10:45 AM-1:45 PM

 

Industry Certifications Available:

ASE Certifications in selected areas:
  • B2 - Paint and Refinishing
  • B3 - Non Structural
  • B4 - Structural
  • B5 - Electrical
  • B6 - Estimating & Damage Analysis

 

Program Accreditations:NATEF - National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation

 

Contact Information:Franzie Williams, Counselor for Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing(754) 321-5732franzie.williams@browardschools.com    

 

Approximate Total Program Cost - Tuition and Fees (Books and Materials are Extra)*:Florida Resident  $5100.

*Prices are subject to change without notice.  Florida residents must present two (2) types of ID as proof of residency.

 

 

 

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