Students deciding to enter the field of Automotive Collision Repair and Refinishing will be introduced to the basics of safety, as well as equipment identification and use. Students are introduced to a variety of collision repair and refinishing practices, such as metal cutting, straightening and welding. Students are instructed in hand tools and their use, abrasives and their applications and fastener identification. They are introduced to refinishing techniques and are guided through planned activities and projects to determine skill and ability. They learn of the extensive variety of careers available within the collision, repair and refinishing industry.