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Body Repair, Bus

Time-Based Apprenticeship
Sponsoring Company:
C-Tran/Machinist Local #1432 Apprenticeship Committee
O*Net Code
Rapids Code
Req. Hours
Jul 16, 2021
Jul 16, 2021

Time-Based Skills

5 skill sets | 27 total skills
Basic Paint and Preparation - 1200 req. hrs
Stripping paint
Sanding and scuffing
Understanding uses of and types of equipment
Masking and surface preparation
Paint finish care and maintenance (cleaning and polishing)
Advanced Preparation and Paint - 2000 req. hrs
Body shop tool and equipment
Familiarization and safety
Prepare sheetmetal work for painting by cleaning
Filling and surfacing
Small body repairs
Dents and parts replacement
Primer and paint application
Spot refinishing and blending colors (color matching)
Refinish entire vehicle in low VOC paints
Applying decals and strips
Component Removal and Replacement - 1000 req. hrs
Remove, replace and align bolt on body panels, to include: fender, doors, grills, deck lids, etc.
Remove and replace door lock assemblies, window regulators, upholstery, glass and various interior components
Metal and Fiber Glass Repair - 2600 req. hrs
Correcting damaged sheetmetal and fiberglass
Roughing and straightening damaged parts
Fabricating various types of metals using MIG, Oxy-acetylene, and plasma cutters, sheetmetal break, shear, forming equipment
Shrinking damaged metal
Application of various body filler and resin
Urethane bumper repair
Major Pulling and Structure Repair - 1000 req. hrs
Removal and replacing of weld-on panels
Squaring and aligning completed body assembly

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