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 introduces the hand and pneumatic tools, spray guns, materials and procedures involved in preparing automobile bodies for refinishing. Typical methods and techniques used in detailing a refinished automobile surface are also introduced in this course.
The course introduces the spray gun equipment, materials, and techniques used in the application of special paints. Emphasis will be placed on automotive refinishing theories and procedures.