Vehicle Trim and Hardware Syllabus for 2021-2022
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ABDR-1315-001 Vehicle Trim and Hardware


Course Description

A study of vehicle trim and glass service.

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Notice to Students enrolled in an educational program for preparation of issuance of certain occupational licenses:

Students enrolled in an educational program in preparation for obtaining certain occupational licenses are potentially ineligible for such license if the student has been convicted of an offense. For further information, please contact:

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(3 sem hrs; 2 lec, 2 lab)

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Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing, 2nd edition




  1. Clear safety glasses---Harbor Freight
  2. Paint respirator (disposable) ---English Color
  3. Paint gun cleaning kit---Harbor Freight
  4. Sanding blocks( sticky) 6 inch---English Color
  5. Dust masks--- English Color
  6. Air blow gun---Harbor Freight
  7. Disposable paint spray suit  optional ---English Color

Harbor Freight is located at 1616 E. Interstate 40

English Color is located at 419 S. Fannin

Student Performance

End-of-Course Outcomes:  Use proper industry refinishing tools; perform surface preparation and masking skills; refinish trim and cut-in replacement parts; and apply personal and environmental safety procedures


Ater studying the material presented in this course the student will be able to prepare all types of surfaces to be painted. also the student will learn the basic techniques on how to spray primer, sealer, paint, including how to mix each.

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Expected Student Behavior

Any student thought to be disrupting class will be asked to leave for the day.

Cell phone use in class or  lab will not be tolerated.

If a student leaves early without asking , the student will receive a 0 for the day, attendance and daily grade.

Grading Criteria

Grading will be divided into three categories.Attendance,Class and Lab

90-100= A

80-89= B

70-79= C

60-69= D


Regular attendance is required for satisfactory achievement.  It is the students responsibility to attend class. Attendance will be part of the final grade. After 3 days missed Instructor will consult you about grade average.As a student you must keep up with days missed and ask for any work missed.It is not up tp the Instructor to keep up with your missed work. The final out come of learning will depend on your participation in the class or lab.Certain class projects will be divided among the more advanced students.If a student leaves for the day without asking the Instructor, that student will receive a 0 for the day.


Week One  10:30 -1:00 Intro          

Chapter 25,28,29

Answer Questions

Week Two   10:30-1:00 Lab

Class Discussion

Week Three 10:30-1:00 Lab

Class Discussion

Week Four 10:30-1:00 Lab

Class Discussion

Week Five  10:30-1:00 Lab

Week Six Lab 10:30-1:00 Lab

Week Seven  10:30-1:00 Lab

Week Eight 10:30-1:00 Review and Final


Additional Information

Calendar schedule is subject to change according to students ability to learn and perform the material.Some days will be ahead and some will be behind. the Schedule will be caught up by the end of Class date. Student projects must be complete 2 weeks prior to class end. End of class outcome DEPENDS on the students to Learn.Safety glasses must be worn, mask are optional but would suggest. practice social distancing. As a student if you have problems that cuase your absence or grade to go down please visit with your instructor. Tutoring will be required if average drops below a 75,no exceptions.

Syllabus Created on:

05/16/22 10:14 AM

Last Edited on:

05/16/22 10:14 AM