Automotive Paint and Refinishing Certificate


This program is designed to prepare students with the skills necessary to enter the Auto Paint and Refinishing industry. Training is given in both theory and practical skills. Directed practical work is given under simulated on-the-job conditions.

To earn a certificate, students must complete the required courses as listed with a grade of C or better. At least 50% of all course work must be completed at Cypress College.

Required Courses are listed in suggested sequence (27 units):
ACR 001 CAuto Collision Repair Tech I6
ACR 007 CRefinishing Technician I6
ACR 008 C Refinishing Technician II6
ACR 012 CCollision Damage Appraisal3
ACR 020 C Auto Detail/Car Care - Beginning3
ACR 070 CAutomotive Color Matching3
Electives - Select a minimum of 6 units from the following:6
Advanced Auto Detailing3
ACR/Special Projects2-3
Collision Repair Management3
Survey of the Automobile3
Principles of Selling3
Total Units33