Ivy Tech – Introduction to Collision Repair

Laura Hayes, Director of K14 Transition: lhayes53@ivytech.edu   Office Phone: 812-298-2496

Program Advisor: Ray Tichenor     Email: dtichenor2@ivytech.edu  Office Phone: (812)298-2375

Program Chair: John Timberman   Email: jtimberman3@ivytech.edu           Office Phone: 812-298-2453

Program website: www.ivytech.edu/automotive-technology/index.html

Our Graduates are sought after by body repair employers as well as other business in the automotive repair industries, in and outside our area.

Program Description:

AUBR100 (Introduction to Collision Repair)

This course gives students an overview of the operating and general maintenance systems of the modern automobile. Students will be introduced to the safety and operation of materials, equipment and tools used in the automotive collision industry. Students will study the basics of collision repair in the automotive industry. In addition, this course will prepare students to take a nationally recognized certification exam.

AUBR101 (Auto Body Repair I)

This introductory course examines the characteristics of body metals and includes the installation of molding, ornaments, and fasteners with emphasis on sheet metal analysis and safety. The course covers basic skill development of metal finishing. The course will cover the use of hand tools, power tools and all lab equipment used in metal finishing. The equipment may be hand, electric, or hydraulic and will include safety, repair, and maintenance instruction and usage.

AUBR206 (Auto Body Repair II)

Introduces fundamentals of using hand and power tools in the repair of minor collision damage, with emphasis on safety.

AUBR 125 (Auto Body Welding)

            Provides basic skills and fundamental knowledge in oxy-fuel welding, cutting, brazing and plasma cutting, gas metal arc welding, squeeze type resistance welding, exterior panel welding and I-CAR welding test preparation. This course is designed for auto service and body technicians. Emphasizes safe practices in ox-fuel and specific welding processes in the automotive body repair field. In addition, this course will prepare students to take a nationally recognized certification exam.

Fall Semester Courses:                                                     Credit Hours             Days/Times:
AUBR 100 (Introduction to Collision Repair )                       3               T/R  1:00 – 4:50 pm (1st 8 Weeks)

AUBR 125 (Automotive Body Welding)                                 3               T/R  1:00 – 4:50 pm (2nd 8 weeks)

*Book Fees:

  • AUBR Classes: $ 120.00 (Same Book for all AUBR Classes)

*Course Fees: 

  • AUBR 100 $22.00 – Supplies
  • AUBR 125 $515.00 – Supplies
  • AUBR 101 $22.00 – Supplies
  • AUBR 206 $22.00 – Supplies

* Technology Fees*: $60 per semester

Spring Semester Courses:                                                     Credit Hours             Days/Times:
AUBR 101 (Body Repair I)                                                        3                 T/R 8:00-11:50 am   (1st 8 weeks)

AUBR 206 (Body Repair II)                                                       3                  T/R 8:00-11:50 am   (2nd 8 Weeks)

Tuition: Twin Rivers pays CTE course tuition.  Student pays fees only.

*Fees are approximate and could vary from year to year.

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