At a Glance:

Floyd: Charles Kelley

Charles Kelley, Program Director & Instructor of Auto Collision
Office: C114
Phone: 706-295-6989
Campus: Floyd County Campus
Department: Auto Collision Repair, Automotive Technology, Industrial Technologies


A.A.T., Gwinnett Technical College; ASE Certification, ADP Estimating Certification, Dupont Chroma System, SEM Plastic Certification, I-Car Certifications, Zolatone Certification Tech, ADP Shop Link Certification, 3M Automotive Training, CCC Certification


ASME/AWS Welding Certification


VIDEO: Auto Collision Repair

Automotive Refinishing Assistant II (AP71)

Offered at the Following Campus

  • Floyd County Campus

Program Overview

The Refinishing Assistant II program is an advanced certificate option for students who complete the Automotive Refinishing Assistant I program. This program is designed to produce graduates who are entry level paint and refinishing specialists. Topics will include surface preparation, paint identification, spray gun equipment, spray gun techniques, blending, and tinting and matching of colors.

Course Overview

Credit Hours
Required Courses (10 hours)

This course covers the safety precautions followed during the painting and refinishing processes used in a shop during collision repairs. Basic surface preparations will be discussed and practiced.Spray gun types and basic operations will also be introduced.

This course covers the fundamental refinishing tasks of mixing, matching and applying various types of automotive paints. Paint defect causes and cures will be examined in depth. Final delivery detailing and tasks will also be practiced and discussed.