AUTB 103 Detailing and Polishing

This course covers the practical application of detailing and polishing fundamentals including that of pre-wash, paint defect identification, exterior polishing, interior renovation, environmental hazards, proper use of detailing equipment and PPE. Gain knowledge of general safety and health practices, including the use of chemicals and detailing products.

Credits

2 Credits

AUTB 103Detailing and Polishing

Please note: This is not a course syllabus. A course syllabus is unique to a particular section of a course by instructor. This curriculum guide provides general information about a course.

I. General Information

Department

Trades and Industry

II. Course Specification

Course Type

Program Requirement

Credit Hours Narrative

2 Credits

Semester Contact Hours Lecture

15

Semester Contact Hours Lab

60

Grading Method

Letter grade

Repeatable

N

III. Catalog Course Description

This course covers the practical application of detailing and polishing fundamentals including that of pre-wash, paint defect identification, exterior polishing, interior renovation, environmental hazards, proper use of detailing equipment and PPE. Gain knowledge of general safety and health practices, including the use of chemicals and detailing products.

IV. Student Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this course, a student will be able to:

Identify and utilize personal safety equipment and procedures. Analysis coating condition and determine proper repair steps. Evaluate applied finish for proper color match, texture and gloss. Identify and repair finish defects that can be repaired without refinishingCourse

V. Topical Outline (Course Content)

Personnel safety precautions, clothing and protective equipment. Work area safety precautions Properties of sheet metal and the affects of improper cutting, heating, and welding. Purpose, construction, and operation of gas welding equipment for brazing, cutting, and heating. Purpose, construction, setup, and evaluation of performance of a GMAW/MIG welder. GMAW/MIG basic weld joints; (Butt, Fillet, Lap, and Plug). GMAW/MIG basic weld position; (Flat, horizontal/vertical, and overhead). Construction, setup, and operation of a plasma arc cutter.

VI. Delivery Methodologies

Required Assignments

REF03 Refinishing Programs 3 REF04 Refinishing Programs 4

Required Exams

I_CAR welding test Written and lab final test

Required Text

Collision Repair and Refinishing by Thomas and Jund I-CAR power points

Specific Course Activity Assignment or Assessment Requirements

REF03 Refinishing Programs 3 REF04 Refinishing Programs 4 I_CAR welding test Written and lab final test