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Automotive Collision Repair / Painting Certificates

 

Certificate of Achievement
Compton College offers a variety of certificate programs. A Certificate of Achievement is recorded on a student's transcript. A Certificate of Accomplishment is not recorded on the transcript. Each of the programs requires completion of courses in a particular field. Unlike degree programs, courses outside the field are not generally required.

A Certificate of Achievement is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 2.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.0 grade point average.
A Certificate of Achievement with High Honors is awarded to students who complete the prescribed program with a 3.5 grade point average or above.

Automotive Collision Repair – Certificate of Achievement

Program Requirements:

Complete 24 units from the following:

ACRP 101     Introduction to Automotive Collision Repair (8)

ACRP 102     Collision Repair Equipment and Welding Techniques (8)

ACRP 103     Major Collision Analysis and Repair (8)

ACRP 104     Mechanical and Electrical Systems for Collision Repair Technicians (8)

ACRP 120     Automotive Collision Investigation (3)

ACRP 122     Automotive Repair Fraud (3)

ACRP 124     Automotive Collision Analysis (3)

ACRP 126     Automotive Accident Reconstruction (3)

ACRP 136     Introduction to Automotive Collision Estimating (8)

ACRP 138     Computerized Collision Damage Estimating (3)

ACRP 140    Beginning Automotive Collision Repair I (4)

ACRP 142    Beginning Automotive Collision Repair II (4)

ACRP 144    Intermediate Automotive Collision Repair I (4)

ACRP 146   Intermediate Automotive Collision Repair II (4)

Total Units: 24

Automotive Painting and Refinishing – Certificate of Achievement

Program Description: By completing the Automotive Collision Repair certificate of achievement requirements, students will gain proficiency in industry repair standards, vehicle identification and construction, estimating, body repairs, frame repairs, vehicle alignment, welding, and vehicle painting. In addition, completing the certificate requirements prepares students for employment in the fields of automotive insurance investigation, vehicle accident reconstruction, automotive collision repair, or automotive painting. Competencies will be assessed regularly by student performance in the automotive collision repair/ painting classroom and laboratory.

Program Requirements:

Complete 24 units from the following:

ACRP 101     Introduction to Automotive Collision Repair (8)

ACRP 130     Basic Automotive Painting – Refinishing (8)

ACRP 132     Automotive Refinishing Materials and Equipment (8)

ACRP 134     Automotive Refinishing Applications (8)

ACRP 136     Introduction to Automotive Collision Estimating (3)

ACRP 138    Computerized Collision Damage Estimating (3)

ACRP 150    Beginning Automotive Painting I (4)

ACRP 152    Beginning Automotive Painting II (4)

ACRP 154    Intermediate Automotive Refinishing I (4)

ACRP 156   Intermediate Automotive Refinishing II (4)

Or any other Automotive Collision Repair/Painting course as approved for substitution by the department faculty.

Total Units: 24
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