CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

2018/2019 Competency-Based Task/Competency List for Auto Body Technology II (8677/36 weeks, 280 hours)

All tasks are considered essential statewide and are required of all students.

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Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Personal Qualities and People Skills

  1. Demonstrate positive work ethic.
  2. Demonstrate integrity.
  3. Demonstrate teamwork skills.
  4. Demonstrate self-representation skills.
  5. Demonstrate diversity awareness.
  6. Demonstrate conflict-resolution skills.
  7. Demonstrate creativity and resourcefulness.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Professional Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate effective speaking and listening skills.
  2. Demonstrate effective reading and writing skills.
  3. Demonstrate critical-thinking and problem-solving skills.
  4. Demonstrate healthy behaviors and safety skills.
  5. Demonstrate an understanding of workplace organizations, systems, and climates.
  6. Demonstrate lifelong-learning skills.
  7. Demonstrate job-acquisition and advancement skills.
  8. Demonstrate time-, task-, and resource-management skills.
  9. Demonstrate job-specific mathematics skills.
  10. Demonstrate customer-service skills.

Demonstrating Workplace Readiness Skills: Technology Knowledge and Skills

  1. Demonstrate proficiency with technologies common to a specific occupation.
  2. Demonstrate information technology skills.
  3. Demonstrate an understanding of Internet use and security issues.
  4. Demonstrate telecommunications skills.

Examining All Aspects of an Industry

  1. Examine aspects of planning within an industry/organization.
  2. Examine aspects of management within an industry/organization.
  3. Examine aspects of financial responsibility within an industry/organization.
  4. Examine technical and production skills required of workers within an industry/organization.
  5. Examine principles of technology that underlie an industry/organization.
  6. Examine labor issues related to an industry/organization.
  7. Examine community issues related to an industry/organization.
  8. Examine health, safety, and environmental issues related to an industry/organization.

Addressing Elements of Student Life

  1. Identify the purposes and goals of the student organization.
  2. Explain the benefits and responsibilities of membership in the student organization as a student and in professional/civic organizations as an adult.
  3. Demonstrate leadership skills through participation in student organization activities, such as meetings, programs, and projects.
  4. Identify Internet safety issues and procedures for complying with acceptable use standards.

Practicing Safety

  1. Demonstrate precautions with hazardous operations and materials according to federal, state, and local regulations.
  2. Identify personal health hazards and related safety measures, according to OSHA guidelines and the right-to-know laws.
  3. Inspect spray environment.
  4. Use the NIOSH-approved personal sanding respirator.
  5. Use the NIOSH-approved personal painting/refinishing respirator system.
  6. Use personal safety equipment.

Preparing the Surface

  1. Remove and replace exterior trim and molding.
  2. Wash entire vehicle.
  3. Identify substrate, type of finish, surface condition, and film thickness.
  4. Remove paint finish.
  5. Dry- or wet-sand areas to be refinished.
  6. Featheredge broken areas to be refinished.
  7. Apply metal treatment or primer.
  8. Mask trim and protect other areas that will not be refinished.
  9. Mix undercoats.
  10. Apply undercoat on surface of repaired area.
  11. Apply two-component finishing filler to minor surface imperfections.
  12. Dry- or wet-sand area to which primer-surfacer has been applied.
  13. Dry-sand area to which two-component finishing filler has been applied.
  14. Remove dust from area to be refinished.
  15. Clean area to be refinished, using a final cleaning solution.
  16. Apply stone chip-resistant coating.
  17. Scuff-sand to remove nibs or imperfections from a sealer.
  18. Prepare adjacent panels for blending and overall refinishing.
  19. Identify the types of rigid, semi-rigid, or flexible composite materials to be refinished.
  20. Identify aluminum parts to be refinished.

Operating Spray Gun and Related Equipment

  1. Clean spray guns and related equipment (air hoses, regulators, air lines, air source, spray environment).
  2. Set up compliant spray gun, using fluid, air, and pattern control valves.

Mixing, Matching, and Applying Paint

  1. Determine type and color of paint already on vehicle.
  2. Prepare paint for application.
  3. Apply the finish, using spray techniques.
  4. Apply selected product on test let-down panel.
  5. Explain the application of single-stage topcoat for refinishing.
  6. Apply basecoat/clearcoat for refinishing and blending.
  7. Denib, buff, and polish finishes.
  8. Refinish rigid, semi-rigid, and flexible composite parts.
  9. Apply multi-stage (tri-coat) coats for blending or overall refinishing.
  10. Explain how to mix paint, using a formula.
  11. Tint color, using formula, to achieve a blendable match.
  12. Research alternative color formula to achieve a blendable match.

Identifying Paint Defects--Causes and Cures

  1. Identify paint defects and their causes.
  2. Identify paint-defect cures and corrections.
  3. Correct pin-holing.
  4. Correct buffing-related imperfections (swirl marks and wheel burns).

Applying Final Detailing

  1. Apply decals, transfers, tapes, and pinstripes (painted and taped).
  2. Clean interior, exterior, and glass.
  3. Clean body openings (doorjambs and edges).
  4. Remove overspray.

Preparing for a Career in Auto Body Repair

  1. Research opportunities in the auto body repair field.
  2. Prepare/update portfolio of current skills.
  3. Identify additional ASE (Automotive Service Excellence) and other industry-recognized areas of certification.
  4. Create a written estimate of repairs.