By enrolling in this Collision Repair program, you have chosen a very exciting and challenging field of study. The love of the automobile and working with one's hands motivates the learner to achieve goals and requirements included in the course outline. Whether learning these repair skills for a career, self-employment, hobby, or just extra income, this facility is considered to be one of the best in the state. The objective of this course is to introduce basic auto repair and refinishing at the apprentice level. Federal and state agencies have set safety standards which are heavily stressed and regulated at all times in the shop.
Due to consumer standards, constant industry changes in engineering, safety, and styling, the expectations of the repair technician have never been higher. Depending on the learners pursuit of knowledge, personal ethics, work skills, and values, the offer of employment in the field have never been better. Ongoing education is always a necessity to help gain and obtain a high level of success and satisfaction in this or any other job area. Remember, as long as human beings drive the automobile and collides with objects or each other, you will always have work to do in this industry.
Purpose: This course provides students with the basic knowledge of vehicle repair and refinishing, and skills that prepare the students for entry level positions in the collision repair industry.
Objective: Upon completing this course, the student should be able to:
1. Identify and use:
A. Safety rules and standards
B. Tools and equipment of the trade
C. Certain panel repair methods
D. Refinishing materials and techniques
E. Work skills
2. Preperation of and the repair of light vehicle collisions
3. Obtain knowledge and information on the proper painting teqniques with a paint gun, and airbrush
4. Sucessfully complete projects:
A. Individual fender repair (filler, primer, refinish)
B. Customer vehicles ( demonstrations and live work)
C. Work on school Rat-Rod
Requirements: Responsible class attendence and PARTICIPATION are required and expected. Homework is due on assigned date- NO exceptions. Students will review all class and handbook rules and policies. Come prepared with shoes (No flipflops or any other open toe shoes) and clothes (A pair of coveralls, or a set of clothes to change in to) to work in that will be ok if they get dirty or paint on them. Bring chromebook and charger daily, along with pencil and paper.
At CATA, instruction is very important. All students are expected to be in their classrooms and ready to receive instruction before the tardy bell rings for each class. Following the tardy bell, students who are not in class must report to the front office for a tardy pass if they tardy to first period. During the rest of the day teachers will mark student tardy in the PowerSchool Attendance System. Only students with a Tardy Pass will be admitted after the tardy bell rings for first period. There is absolutely no food allowed in the classrooms. Students may not bring in food.
Tardies will be recorded as unexcused unless an excuse can be verified by staff. Tardies will result in the following penalties:
All students must report to the office when tardy to first period and to class the rest of the day. Teachers will mark students tardy who are late to 2nd period, 3rd period, and 4th period. If a student is tardy twice in third period on Cougar Time days (Once before class and once after lunch), then the teacher will mark them tardy one time in Power School and write it up as a minor incident in Educator Handbook for the second tardy of the period.
1st/2nd Tardy: Warning from an administrator in the front office (1st period) and the teacher in the classroom (all periods)
3rd Tardy: Warning from an administrator in the front office (1st period) and the teacher in the classroom (all periods). The teacher will contact the parent on the third tardy by phone.
4th/5th Tardy: Warning from an administrator in the front office (1st period) and the teacher in the classroom (all periods). The teacher will submit a discipline referral to the administration and 1 day ASD with administration. The administration will contact the parent.
6th/7th Tardy: Warning from an administrator in the front office (1st period) and the teacher in the classroom (all periods). The teacher will submit a discipline referral to the administration and 2 days ASD with administration. The administration will contact the parent.
8th Tardy: Warning from an administrator in the front office (1st period) and the teacher in the classroom (all periods). The teacher will submit a discipline referral to the administration and 3 days ASD. The administration will set up a parent conference, create a written plan, and possible additional consequences.
Exam Exemption Policy
For any class that does NOT have an EOC, NC Final, or CTE Exam. ONLY FOR TEACHER MADE EXAMS, please place in your syllabus
High School students will not be required to take a teacher-made final exam in a course in the following situations:
- The student has an average of 90 or above the week prior to the administration of the exam and has no more than 3 absences (excused or unexcused) in the class; or
· The student has an average of 80 or above the week prior to the administration of the exam and has no more than 2 absences (excused or unexcused) in the class
Any student lawfully absent from class, he/she will be given an opertunity to make up any classwork, homework, tests, or examinations missed. In cases where the work missed was a one time activity that cannot be feasibly be reproduced ( Field trips, production work activities, and/or interships), the student will be given an alternate assignment in lieu of the original assignment.
Upon returning from an excused absence, students will be given three days to make up the work missed for each day absent. When arangements are not made are not made by the student to make up work, or if the make-up work is not completed on time, the student will receive NO credit.
Any late work that cannot be made up at all is recorded as a 0
If a student has the opportunity to make up work then, the grade is recorded as a 1
It is the students responsibility to contact their teachers for any make-up work!
50% of the students grade will consist of scores from homework/classwork and labwork. The remaining 50% will come from quizzes and tests.
Classwork includes: Homework, classwork, and performing shop foreman duties.
For every 10 minutes you are not working in the shop (ex: sitting around, playing basketball with trash, sitting in the classroom) you will loose 10 points per incident for the weekly shop grade!
Cell phones- Are to be silenced and kept in bookbag or pocket. Phone will not be out during class!
Attendence- Students are expected to be in class ready to begin work when the tardy bell rings.
Leaving class- Students are not allowed to leave class without a proper hall pass. Students should plan to use the bathroom before class begins.
Food and drinks- Are not allowed in class other than a water in a bottle.
Disruptive talking- Will not be permitted. Upon the need to ask or answer a question, the student will raise their hand and wait to be recognized by the instructor. Students will remain in their seats until the dismissal bell rings.
Safety- Students must have successfully completed the shop safety procedures and course before being allowed to use any of the tools and equipment in the shop!
Horseplay is a MAJOR safety violation and will result in a 500 word essay for the first offense
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Textbook: Collision repair 4th edition
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