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Welded and Adhesively Bonded Panel Replacement

Course format: Virtual instruction with posttest
I-CAR Credit Hours: 3 hours
Estimated Duration: 4 hours
Gold Class: $114.00
Platinum: $114.00
Standard: $138.00

Prior Recommended Programs

  • Adhesive Bonding (ADH01)
  • Bolted-On Exterior Panels - Part 1 (EXT03e)
  • Bolted-On Exterior Panels - Part 2 (EXT04e)
  • Removing and Installing Hardware Interior Trim (TRM02e)
  • Removing and Installing Exterior Trim, Pinstripes, and Decals (TRM03e)
  • Squeeze-Type Resistance Spot Welding (WCS04)
  • Steel GMA (MIG) Welding Theory (WCS06e)

This course helps satisfy ProLevel training requirements for the following roles:
Non-Structural Technician

This course is an Annual Training option for the following roles:
Non-Structural Technician
Auto Physical Damage Appraiser

  • Identify exterior panel construction and attachment methods
  • Describe removal and installation procedures for exterior panels
  • Understand considerations around replacing door skins and welded-on hinges
  • Explain replacement procedures for quarter panels, box sides, and side panels
  • Identify roof panel design and repair considerations
  • Identify rear body panel joining methods and installation procedures

Module 1 – Exterior Panel Replacement
This module offers an explanation of panel construction and attachment methods. The student will learn to analyze exterior panels for damage and gain an understanding of panel removal and installation procedures.

Module 2 – Door Skin and Welded-On Hinge Replacement
As the course continues, the student is given an overview of door panel construction materials and parts. Instruction on how to perform damage analysis to door areas and repair plan considerations are provided. The student will also learn preparation procedures for door skin replacement, removal and installation of door skins, and installation of door hinges.

Module 3 – Quarter Panel, Box Side, Side Panel Replacement
The third module of the course identifies quarter panel parts and joint designs. Considerations around planning a quarter panel repair are given, including complete removal and installation. This module also explains how to replace truck box sides and cab corners.

Module 4 – Roof Panel Replacement
Learning objectives for this module include explaining roof panel design and repair considerations, as well as insights into attachment, removal, and installation procedures of roof panels.

Module 5 – Rear Body Panel Replacement
The course concludes with an explanation of rear body panel joining design and repair plan considerations as well as rear body and rear cab removal and installation procedures.