Auto Collision 4: Appraisal & Management Certificate


This program continues the development of skills in structural repair, as well as damage appraisal and collision repair management. Practical and advanced skills are also acquired in electrical systems and component repair. To earn a certificate students must complete all major course requirements with a grade of C or better At least 50% of the program must be completed at Cypress College. This certificate requires a total of 19 units.

Required courses are listed in suggested sequence (19 units):
ACR 104 C Auto Collision Repair Technician IV (formerly ACR 004 C)6
ACR 112 C Collision Damage Appraisal (formerly ACR 012 C)3
ACR 113 C Computerized Automotive Damage Appraisal (formerly ACR 013 C)3
ACR 130 C Electrical Systems and Component Repair (formerly ACR 030 C)4
ACR 160 C Collision Repair Management (formerly ACR 060 C)3
Total Units19

Program Student Learning Outcomes:

OUTCOME 1 : Develop entry-level skills and knowledge for employment in the automotive industry, i.e. an auto body repair facility, and the insurance business.

OUTCOME 2: Acquire increasingly technical skills and knowledge to work safely in the lab/shop environment.

OUTCOME 3: Demonstrate the ability to become part of the Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) and the Automotive Detailers Association (ADA).