This course covers the operation and management of modern auto body collision repair facilities. Topics covered include: safety and environmental issues, terminology, duties of collision shop personnel, cost control, tools and equipment, collision estimating and shop layout. It also covers interaction with insurance companies, auto body products suppliers, new and recycled parts suppliers and mobile specialty repair businesses.
Prerequisite: A.A.S. in automotive or permission of instructor
3 credits (2 lecture hours, 3 laboratory or field trip hours), fall semester