|Field of Study:||Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
|Description:||This apprenticeship program provides Auto Body Repairer apprentices with an understanding of the ever-changing automotive technology field. In addition, apprentices gain the technical skills required to use state-of-the-art equipment to properly and profitably repair damaged vehicles.
Apprentices attend three 8-week levels of 30 hours per week of in-class sessions. Sixty per cent of class time is spent in theory and 40 per cent learning practical, hands-on skills. In the basic, intermediate, and advanced levels, apprentices learn the different types of body construction, repair techniques and refinishing procedures.
Graduates are required to pass the federal Red-Seal examination to qualify for a Certificate of Qualification in the Auto Body Repair trade.