CR110 - Introduction to Refinishing

CR110 - Introduction to Refinishing
Credits: 3
Prerequisite(s): None.
Co-requisites: None.
 
This course provides classroom and laboratory hands-on activities where the student is taught the proper procedures for using automotive refinishing equipment and the materials used in surface preparation and finish application.  Emphasis is placed on personal safety, refinishing equipment and materials, surface preparation, masking, application techniques and other related topics.  Additional topics discussed include the precautions which are necessary to safely handle finishing materials in accordance with federal, state and local requirements.  The laboratory component of the course includes various activities that follow the guidelines of the National Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF).  A library/internet research written project concerning some aspect of the automotive paint finishing process will be assigned and is an integral component of this course.