Collision Repair Paint Application Specialist Certificate


This program is designed to prepare students for occupational competency in the automotive refinishing trade with an emphasis on color and application theory, matching solid, metallic and pearlescent colors. Topics include procedures, mixing equipment, surface preparation and topcoat application as well as general knowledge of the inner workings of the modern automobile. 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 (14-15 units):
ACR 007 CRefinishing Technician I6
ACR 020 C Auto Detail/Car Care - Beginning3
ACR 021 CAdvanced Auto Detailing3
ACR 050 CACR/Special Projects2-3
Total Units14-15