Auto Body Repairer & Painter

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
Unknown
O*Net Code
49-3021.00
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
54780
State
NY
Created
Apr 29, 2021
Updated
Apr 29, 2021

Time-Based Skills

8 skill sets | 61 total skills | 54780 total hours
Shop Routine and Workplace Orientation - 720 req. hrs
Learn basic procedures and routines used in the day-to-day operation of an auto body repair shop.
80 hrs
Use and maintain typical shop tools and equipment; safely operate tools and equipment.
80 hrs
Learn and employ shop safety practices, including Right-to-Know and Safety Data Sheets (SDS).
80 hrs
Demonstrate awareness of basic mechanical concepts and procedures.
80 hrs
Read and understand shop policies and procedures.
80 hrs
Read and follow work order(s).
80 hrs
Understand Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) procedures and how to source information.
80 hrs
Understand cycle time and how each role impacts the business.
80 hrs
Identify tools of the trade, including but not limited to: ratchets (manual and power), socket sets, wrenches (SAE & metric), screwdrivers, TORX bits, body hammer set, prybars, pliers, vise grips, air tools, etc.
80 hrs
Body Trim Removal - 1440 req. hrs
Remove interior and exterior trim and moldings.
180 hrs
Remove and install adhesive moldings and nameplates.
180 hrs
Tag and bag fasteners and trim, and retrieve for reassembly without loss or damage.
180 hrs
Detail vehicles.
180 hrs
Basic Metal Work and Panel Replacement - 11040 req. hrs
Learn, understand, and explain the strains and stresses of damaged body panels.
1200 hrs
Disassemble and reassemble bolt-on parts, including bumpers, Lights, fenders, hoods, decklids according to OEM specifications.
1200 hrs
Disassemble used parts assemblies.
1200 hrs
Disassemble, assemble, and align body panels.
1200 hrs
Rough small dents with a hammer and dolly; ding small dents with a pick and file; Use metal shrinking and plastic filling techniques to repair small dents. Use all above procedures to repair large dents.
1200 hrs
Learn and use various sandpaper grits when/where applicable.
1200 hrs
Identify types of flexible bumpers and parts using various procedures repair accordingly, using techniques such as two-sided repair, hot stapling, finish sanding, application of flexible repair materials.
1200 hrs
Research OEM procedures for proper removal of safety system components.
1200 hrs
Metal Work - 18240 req. hrs
Remove heavily damaged panels and obstructions in preparation for metal repair work.
1200 hrs
Assist with preparations for door panel, quarter panel, and pickup box side replacement, including drilling of spot welds.
1200 hrs
Repair door panels, rocker panels, quarter panels, trunk lids, and hoods; transfer necessary parts to sites for repair.
1200 hrs
Properly remove stationary and moveable glass.
1200 hrs
Set up vehicle on frame straightening equipment and install measuring system. Locate vehicle anchoring points and remove components necessary to install such. Remove vehicle from frame equipment.
1200 hrs
Remove and install mechanical components to allow for repairs.
1200 hrs
Structural Repairs - 31740 req. hrs
Research OEM procedures.
1500 hrs
Remove and replace outer door panels.
1500 hrs
Use structural adhesives, foams, and sealers.
1500 hrs
Use weld-through primers, adhesives, foams, and sealers.
1500 hrs
Use appropriate anti-corrosion products pertaining to weld repairs.
1500 hrs
Identify and research advanced high-strength steels and learn how to repair same.
1500 hrs
Remove and replace bolt-on structural components.
1500 hrs
Remove welded-on structural components; prepare vehicle For reinstallation of welded structural components.
1500 hrs
Test fit attached and adjacent panels before welding.
1500 hrs
Welding - 38940 req. hrs
Identify welding equipment.
800 hrs
Learn and understand welding terms and use appropriate PPE.
800 hrs
Protect vehicle and vehicle systems when welding.
800 hrs
Prepare surface metal for welding.
800 hrs
Perform test welds, such as: plug, seam, and stitch, prior to welding on vehicle.
800 hrs
Research OEM-recommended welding procedures, such as: Metal Inert Gas (MIG), MIG Pulse, MIG brazing, and squeeze-type resistance welding; use where appropriate.
800 hrs
Identify shielding gases to be used with each procedure.
800 hrs
Use proper weld primers and corrosion protection.
800 hrs
Maintain and care for welding equipment.
800 hrs
Mechanical Repairs to Collision Damage - 50940 req. hrs
Proper use of OEM or aftermarket scan tools as required by manufacturer guidelines for Pre-, in-Process, and Post-scans.
1200 hrs
Obtain and utilize data from OEM sources to aid in diagnosing Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS), Supplemental Restraint Systems (SRS), steering, and suspension system damage.
1200 hrs
Diagnose and repair minor wiring damage.
1200 hrs
Troubleshoot simple electrical/lighting circuits and repair.
1200 hrs
Diagnose and replace SRS per OEM procedures.
1200 hrs
Diagnose steering and suspension components using comparative angles and measurements.
1200 hrs
Develop a general understanding of wheel alignment.
1200 hrs
Remove and replace steering and suspension components as needed.
1200 hrs
Repair cooling system(s); identify appropriate coolant.
1200 hrs
Repair air conditioning system(s); identify proper refrigerant and handle safely.
1200 hrs
Aluminum Repair - 54780 req. hrs
Work safely around aluminum and/or aluminum alloys.
640 hrs
Employ cleanliness procedures while working with aluminum and/or aluminum alloys.
640 hrs
Use OEM-recommended procedures when replacing aluminum panels, including use of fasteners and self-piercing rivet guns.
640 hrs
Straighten aluminum when required.
640 hrs
Prepare surfaces for welding.
640 hrs
Use aluminum welder; care for and maintain welder and welding wire.
640 hrs

Technical Instruction

Safety and Health
General Workplace Safety
# | 24 hrs
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
# | 24 hrs
Proper Lifting Techniques
# | 24 hrs
Right-to-Know/ Safety Data Sheets (SDS)
# | 24 hrs
EPA Regulations for Working with Refrigerants, and Obtaining Required Certifications
# | 24 hrs
First Aid – minimum 6.5 hours every 3 years
# | 24 hrs
Sexual Harassment Prevention Training – MUST comply with section 201-g of the Labor Law
# | 24 hrs
Hazardous Waste Disposal and Hazardous Airborne Pollutants
# | 24 hrs
Schematics and Mathematics
Reading Schematics
# | 24 hrs
Reading Technical Manuals and Procedures
# | 24 hrs
Trade Math
# | 24 hrs