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Automotive Collision and Refinishing

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Frank Schlofer

CAREER INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

PROGRAM INFORMATION CHART

 

Reading Level of Textbook

and Program Materials

8th grade

Math Skills

used in this program

Ratio & percentages

Word problems

Measuring skills

Classroom Tests

 

Chapter tests & quizzes

Skills quizzes

Certification Tests

 

CareerSafe (OSHA)

NOCTI

Lecture

2 – 4 hours / week

Homework Requirement

Occasional

Task List

Aligned with:  PA Department of Education Program of Study                              

More information available on www.citvt.com

 

 

Program Aptitudes

Ability to follow all safety requirements

Ability to follow directions

Ability to use power tools

Mechanical aptitude

Essential Physical Requirements

Hand-eye coordination

Ability to do repetitive tasks

Spend time standing

Spend time using hands for accurate work

Soft Skills

Ability to multi-task and set priorities

Self-motivation

Customer service skills

Problem solving skills

Uniform & Tool Requirements

Uniform: Black Dickies shirt and pants, steel toe work boots ($50-100)

Paint respirator

Work Environment

Spend time bending and lifting

Work indoors and outdoors

Safety Concerns

Respirators must be worn

Exposure to dust, chemicals (paints, solvents, etc.)

Caution advised for individuals with respiratory issues

 

 

Co-op / Clinical

 

Must meet eligibility requirements for grades, attendance, performance and percentage of program completion (65%).

Articulation Agreements

Most current information can be found through www.citvt.com, look for “How to Earn College Credit” or collegetransfer.net

Sample of Career Opportunities

(O*Net ID)

Automotive Body & Related Repairers  (49-3021.00)

Automotive Glass Installers and Repairers (49-3022.00)

Painters, Transportation Equipment (51-9122.00)