Automotive Technology: Collision Repair Technology, C.S.C.

Career Studies Certificate
Campuses: Alexandria

This program prepares students for entry-level positions as collision repair technicians. The curriculum provides experience in evaluation, repair, and refinishing of automotive body damage.

Credit for Prior Learning: Students in this program may be eligible for credit for prior learning. See an academic advisor or counselor for further information.

Recommended Preparation Information

It is important that the student talk with a counselor about selecting classes in the curriculum.

Course Curriculum

Below is a table that shows the courses needed to satisfy this program. Please speak with an advisor to ensure you meet your program requirements.

One Year Credits
1st Semester
AUB 106 Basic Sheet Metal Operations 4
AUB 118 Automotive Paint Preparation 4
AUT 100 Introduction to Automotive Shop Practice 2
Total 10
2nd Semester
AUB 125 Auto Body Welding 4
AUB 119 Automotive Painting 4
Choose One
ENG 131 Technical Report Writing I 3
CST 110 Introduction to Communication
Total 11
3rd Semester
AUB 116 Auto Body Repair 4
Total 4
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 25
One Year Credits
1st Semester
AUB
106
4
AUB
118
4
Introduction to Automotive Shop Practice
AUT
100
2
Total 10
2nd Semester
AUB
125
4
AUB
119
4
Choose One
ENG
131
3
CST
110
Total 11
3rd Semester
AUB
116
4
Total 4
Total credits for the Career Studies Certificate = 25

All first-time students must take a one-credit Student Development (SDV) course prior to enrolling in their 16th credit at NOVA. First-time-to-college students ages 17-24 must complete an SDV course within their first year at NOVA.

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