Recipients of the Auto Detailing credential have demonstrated concept proficiency and completed the following tasks:
Student maintains a safe work environment by:
- Store all equipment, materials and supplies correctly.
- Follow cleanup procedures at end of the workday.
- Comply with EPA and OSHA standards regarding use of and disposal of chemicals.
- Follow safety rules that have been outlined by the instructor.
- Follow universal safety precautions.
- Identify potential dangers and understand their consequences in independent work situations.
- Display a safe attitude when working.
- Perform work in a safe manner without being told.
- Identify the proper equipment, supplies and chemicals needed to detail a vehicle.
- Identify the proper equipment, supplies and chemicals needed to clean and protect the interior of the vehicle.
- Vacuums floors and seats.
- Clean fabric surfaces (carpet, headliner, door panels, and seats.)
- Demonstrate the proper use of detailing equipment and supplies.
- Remove stains and odors.
- Clean interior glass surfaces.
- Clean and dress vinyl and plastic dashboards, door panels, and trim panels.
- Vacuum and clean trunk
- Clean door jambs and vent openings.
- Apply fabric protectant.
- Clean and dress leather surfaces.
- Identify the proper equipment, supplies and chemicals needed to clean engine compartment.
- Discover procedures for properly detailing a vehicle’s engine compartment.
Student will demonstrate skills to clean the interior of the automobile:
Student will demonstrate ability to clean automobile engine compartment:
Student will demonstrate skills to prep wash and detail the exterior of the vehicle:
- Identify the proper equipment, supplies and chemicals needed to clean and protect the exterior of a vehicle.
- Identify the proper equipment and supplies needed to wash a vehicle.
- Identify the proper sequence of washing a vehicle.
- Properly dry the vehicle without leaving lint, scratches or water spots.
- Demonstrate techniques for cleaning various body surfaces such as painted areas, chrome, vinyl tops, grills, and undercarriage.
- Properly clean wheels, wheel wells, and tires.
Student will demonstrate proficiency in reconditioning paint surfaces:
- Identify the equipment, supplies and chemicals needed to recondition the painted surfaces of a vehicle.
- Operate an electric, dual action random-orbital polisher.
- Apply polishing compounds, glazes and cleaners.
- Apply waxes, sealants, and polymers.
- Clean exterior glass surfaces.
Student will explore entrepreneurship as a personal goal:
- Describe entrepreneurship in relation to auto detailing.
- List the advantages and disadvantages of entrepreneurship.
- Identify the risks involved in ownership of a business.
- Identify business skills and characteristics needed to run an auto detailing business.
- Evaluate personal skills and characteristics to run an auto detailing business.
- Identify leadership traits.
Student demonstrates an understanding of how to start and operate an auto detailing business:
- Describe how to set up and maintain records for a business.
- Develop a marketing/advertising plan for an auto detailing business.
- Determine prices for auto detailing services.
- Describe how zoning regulations impact an auto detailing business.
- Identify licenses, supplies and materials needed to start a detailing business.
- Describe a business plan and recognize the steps for preparing one.
- Recognize the work conditions and physical demands of auto detailing.
Student will demonstrate employability and life skills:
- Completes a personal data sheet.
- Completes a job application.
- Conducts a job search.
- Prepares a resume.
- Prepares a cover letter.
- Demonstrates effective interview skills.
- Demonstrates effective job keeping skills.
- Demonstrates life skills.
Student demonstrates work ethics/employability skills:
- Reports to work area and dresses appropriately for work.
- Has all supplies needed to perform work.
- Starts work promptly.
- Asks instructor for assistance if needed.
- Stays on task.
- Demonstrates correct social skills at all times.
- Asks instructor for work assignment if necessary.
- Cleans up work area at the end of the period without being asked.
- Works cooperatively with others on group projects.
- Works independently after being assigned a task.
- Accepts constructive criticism.
- Notifies school/employer of absence or tardiness.
- Accepts and performs additional tasks willingly.
- Examines personality traits important to business
- Follows directions
- Describes desirable employee traits
- Demonstrates initiative.
- Demonstrates knowledge of skills required of the occupation.
- Recognizes employment opportunities.
Identifies sources of employment information.