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YORK COUNTY SCHOOL OF TECHNOLOGY

COURSE SYLLABUS

Course Title:

Collision Repair

School Year:

2011/12

 

Grade Level:

9,10,11,12

Teacher:

Mr. Heidler

 

Course Description:

This course is designed to provide training for persons interested in repairing damaged vehicles. Students will use a variety of tools and equipment to master the latest techniques in collision repairs. The Collision Repair program uses a rotating curriculum that the student learner may enter any year. The curriculum will progressively rotate to the next area each November and will continue until the following November until all areas are covered.

Best Practices- Every student in the class get the following; assistance and reading as needed on all tests and assignments, use of a calculator, are allowed to write on tests, due dates are written on board and handed to the students in writing, chunking of material, use of computer for type written assignments, academic assignments are not used for punishment for any students, use of graphic organizers for all assignments, study guides, guided or teacher notes are provided, positive feedback is provided to all students. Assignments are written in notebook, prioritized and checked daily, important deadlines are communicated to parents, a peer buddy is provided as needed.

 2010/11  Semester 1 and 2  Non Structural and Mechanical Repair

Course Goals:

  1. To prepare students for the world of work and acquire enough knowledge to start up a business.

Course Outcomes:

  • To satisfactorily pass their ASE or NOCTI test, State Inspection, OSHA, and complete a minimal numbercompetencies to be a successful work in the field of Collision Repair or Painting

Content Area:

Structural and Mechanical Repairs

Structural- the curriculum in this course is designed to provide a student with an understanding of the basic principles of the Body of a vehicle as needed for in depth structural collision repair.  Emphasis will be placed on proper selection of body repair tools for proper repair of all types of collision damaged vehicles. In addition, complete unibody damage, , full frame damage, chief frame machine and measurement along with specification reading and structural welding.  A combination of classroom theory and prescribed tasks in a shop setting will be utilized to deliver the course content. Students should have an eye for vehicle body imperfections and good coordination is a must.

Mechanical Repair- the curriculum in this course is designed to provide a student with an understanding of the basic principles of the mechanics of a vehicle as needed for in depth collision repair.  Emphasis will be placed on proper selection of mechanical tools for proper repair of all types of collision damaged vehicles. In addition, brakes, steering, tires, and suspension, cooling systems, air conditioning, air bags, exhaust and drive train will be covered..  A combination of classroom theory and prescribed tasks in a shop setting will be utilized to deliver the course content. Students should have a sense of mecnical problems and there solutions, in addition,  good coordination is a must.

Prerequisites:

1. Mans/ Trans safety and the passing of the safety course with a score of 100 %.

2. Each student must pass a safety test with a 100% for each tool and piece of equipment that they operate.

Major Projects:

Completion Street Rod

Grad projects

Frame machine set up and measurement

Air conditioning certification

Course Materials & Text:

I-car handouts and textbooks

  1. Audio Visual Materials
  2. Charts
  3. Internet
  4. Magazines
  5. Games
  6. Teacher made Supplements
  7. ASE Format type testing

Assessment:

See Academy Handbook for grade tabulation details

Make Up Work from Absence or Suspension

All students are required to complete any missed assignments due to absence. When a student misses class a zero is entered into the grade book for the missed work.  Upon their return to class the student has 3 days for each day they are absent to complete the work or make up any test/quiz. When the work is completed, the grade is changed to reflect the work turned in. If a student is assigned extra work for discipline reasons that work will be due the following morning. If the work is not handed in on time the grade remains a zero.

All students are required to complete any missed assignments due to external suspension. The assignment will be explained before the OSS if possible. Modifications will be made to the assignment for students that have an IEP. A variety of assignments will be given if the student has an extended suspension. 
When a student is suspended a zero is entered into the grade book for the days missed.
The completed work is due immediately upon the students return to class. The grade will then be changed to reflect the work turned in. If no work is completed, the grade remains a zero. NO LATE WORK WILL BE ACCEPTED.