Professionalism Answers the Call

"Professionalism Answers the Call"

This learning community combines AUB 131-01 and ENG 101-95. It is located at the North campus and is designed for students in the Autobody Repair Diploma program.

AUB 131-01, Structural Damage, introduces students to the safety, equipment, and analysis of making a structural damage repair. ENG 101-95, Applied Communications, is designed to enhance reading and writing skills for the workplace. These courses combine to train students how to read repair manuals, write work and purchase orders, and communicate with customers in a professional manner.


A service manager from a major auto repair shop will speak at CPCC north campus to inform students of what is expected of a potential employee. Emphasis will be placed on appearance, communication skills (oral and written), as well as general and specific expectations by potential employers.


ENG 101-95      Applied Communications I   M 12:30PM-3:30PM                  Dee Shamsid-Deen

This course is designed to enhance reading and writing skills for the workplace. Emphasis is placed on technical reading, job-related vocabulary, sentence writing, punctuation and spelling. Upon completion, students should be able to identify main ideas with supporting details and produce mechanically correct short writings appropriate to the workplace.

AUB 131 - 01    Structional Damage               W 7:30AM-1:30PM                    Clark Correll

This course introduces safety, equipment, structural damage analysis and damage repairs. Topics include shop safety, design and construction, structural analysis and measurement, equipment, structural glass, repair techniques and other related topics. Upon completion, students should be able to analyze and perform repairs to a vehicle which has receive light/moderate structural damage.

CORE 4 Competency:

Critical Thinking: the ability to think using analysis, synthesis, evaluation, problem solving, judgment, and the creative process.

To enroll:

For Fall 2013, register through the CPCC registration system or contact Henry Bennett at 704-330-4158 or at