2022-2023 Catalog

Automotive Refinishing Assistant I (ARA1) Certificate

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Program Description:

The Automotive Refinishing Assistant I certificate program prepares students for employment as assistants to lead and master technicians in an automotive collision repair shop. Topics covered include work safety, hand and power tools, basic component repair and replacement, and trim accessories and glass replacements.

Entrance Date:

Fall Semester

Education Requirements: High School diploma or GED® is not required to enter or graduate from the program.

Required Courses (13 Credit Hours)

ACRP 1000Introduction to Auto Collision Repair


ACRP 1005Automobile Component Repair and Replacement


ACRP 1010Foundations of Collision Repair


Total Credit Hours: 13 Minimum Credit Hours for Graduation