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AUTO BODY REPAIR & REFINISHING
Ohio College Tech Prep
Credit: 3.5 elective per year
 
This program includes instruction and training for all phases of auto body repair. Basic skills include safety in the workshop, welding techniques, straightening of damaged unibody cars, metal and fiberglass repair, custom painting and automobile refinishing and estimating. This program prepares graduates for an entry-level position in the field of auto body repair and painting. The course is taught by an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified instructor. OSHA 10-Hour Safety certification is available.
 
Instructor: Efrain Soto
Email Address: ESoto@cvccworks.edu
AUTO SERVICE TECHNOLOGY
Ohio College Tech Prep; CT2 Career Technical Credit Transfer
Credit: Year One – 2.5 elective, 1.0 English 11
Year Two – 3.5 elective
 
This is an ASE/NATEF certified program in which students learn to inspect, diagnose, and repair mechanical and electrical systems in late model automobiles. Students learn to do a complete engine overhaul and to repair all parts of the chassis of an automobile. Units on the alternator, the starter, and electricity are taught. Second year students learn to use a computer driven engine analyzer. This program is taught by Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified instructors. Students have the opportunity to acquire Permatex, Microsoft Office Specialist and OSHA 10-Hour Safety certifications. After acquiring a required minimum of post-graduation work experience, students can sit for an ASE certification exam.
 
Instructors:
     Joe Lamatrice
     Email Address: jlamatrice@cvccworks.edu
    
     Charles Russo
     Email Address: crusso@cvccworks.edu
POWER EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY
Ohio College Tech Prep
Credit: 3.5 elective per year
 
Power Equipment Technology deals with the repairing and maintenance of two-cycle and four-cycle gas and diesel-powered equipment, including all their related systems and running gears such as lighting, batteries, cranking motors, alternators, and generators. All parts of the vehicle, including air and hydraulic brakes, steering systems, transmissions and running gears for recreational vehicles, (boats, motorcycles, jet skis, etc.), trucks, (Semi-trucks and trailers and light duty pick-ups), and construction equipment, (bulldozers, excavators, etc.), are included as part of the program. This course is taught by an Automotive Service Excellence (ASE) certified instructor. Students have the opportunity to acquire a number of certifications: Equipment & Engine Training Council’s Two-Cycle and Four-Cycle certifications, Stihl VoTech Bronze Level, Towlift Lift Truck Safe Operator and OSHA 10-Hour Safety. After acquiring a required minimum of post-graduation work experience, students can sit for an ASE certification exam.
 
Instructor: Jerry Koenig
Email Address: gkoenig@cvccworks.edu
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8001 Brecksville Rd
Brecksville, OH 44141
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