AUTO 205 Auto Body Welding (2)
Credit, Degree Applicable
In this course students will learn how to identify and work with different types of welding equipment used in the installation of welded panels. They will also learn various methods of welding, brazing, soldering and plasma arc cutting of thin auto body material.
Offered Spring semesters
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Demonstrate and use all shop safety practices related to metal welding, heating, cutting and joining.
- Outcome 2: Describe basic vehicle structure, parts and material nomenclature in vehicle auto body welding.
- Outcome 3: Explain how to use the various types of cutting, welding and joining tools, equipment and materials necessary in repairing and replacing auto body panels.
- Outcome 4: Differentiate various types of welding, heating and cutting techniques and be able to explain how to use a MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welder, spot welder, plasma cutter, and oxyacetylene welding equipment.
- Outcome 5: Evaluate and identify the different MIG welders, gases and wire types used.
- Outcome 6: Compare and explain the six basic MIG welding techniques.
- Outcome 7: Describe and demonstrate oxyacetylene welding equipment and its safe use in auto body repair.
- Outcome 8: Evaluate various equipment and methods of plastic welding and repair.
- Outcome 9: Describe and demonstrate methods used to remove and replace structural parts.
- Outcome 10: Explain and demonstrate methods of corrosion protection.
- Outcome 11: Assess ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) certification test question on welding, heating and cutting.
- Outcome 12: Consider and prepare to pass the I-CAR ( Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair) welding Qualification Test.