Academic Catalog

Automotive Restoration & Customization - Finishing Classes

Fundamentals & Shop Equipment

Item Number
ARCF 103
Credits
3

Covers shop safety, fundamentals of tool use and proper use of shop equipment. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Welding & Metal Skills

Item Number
ARCF 109
Credits
4

Covers welding, heating and cutting techniques using MIG and oxyacetylene equipment. Students will learn safe handling and correct metal-forming techniques of sheet metal. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Basic Repairs & Assembly

Item Number
ARCF 114
Credits
8

Covers basic repair and assembly procedures for bolt-on body components.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Custom Fabrication

Item Number
ARCF 119
Credits
6

Explores basic customizing techniques used on original factory parts, as well as fabrication of custom parts. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Refinishing Equipment

Item Number
ARCF 124
Credits
4

Explores refinishing equipment use and maintenance.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Refinish Preparation

Item Number
ARCF 129
Credits
7

Explores corrosion protection and vehicle refinish preparation.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Advanced Paint Application

Item Number
ARCF 130
Credits
4

Covers application of advanced masking, topcoat shading, and graphics on a restoration or custom project. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Fiberglass/Composites Techniques

Item Number
ARCF 133
Credits
4

Further develop skills in customizing techniques used on original factory parts, as well as fabrication of custom parts.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Custom Refinishing

Item Number
ARCF 134
Credits
6

Covers topcoat, clear coat and custom refinishing.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Surface Imperfections/Show & Shine

Item Number
ARCF 141
Credits
4

Covers paint-application problem-solving and show detailing.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Automotive Restoration & Customization Finishing Lab

Item Number
ARCF 154
Credits
4

Finish projects and competencies in restoration and/or customizing. Nine credits in summer quarter; variable credit other three quarters.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Metal Straightening & Shaping

Item Number
ARCF 159
Credits
4

Metal straightening and shaping techniques on a custom or restoration project.

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Custom Paint Application

Item Number
ARCF 167
Credits
3

Covers application of custom masking, topcoat shading and graphics. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Applied Metal Skills

Item Number
ARCF 168
Credits
3

Covers application of previously acquired metal skills as they relate to the student’s project work. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

Custom Refinishing Special Projects

Item Number
ARCF 170
Credits
4

Develop skills in advanced custom and/or restoration techniques. Students will have the opportunity to apply knowledge to projects of personal interest, as assigned, and/or job shadowing. 

Prerequisites

Successful completion of IAUT 102, IAUT 104, IAUT 115, IAUT 130, and IAUT 139.

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