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 Auto Body Repairer
SchoolAlgonquin College
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 22,000
Length24 Week(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
Prerequisites NotesApplicants to the Auto Body Repairer Algonquin College Certificate program must:

- be currently employed in the trade

- be formally registered as apprentices with the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)

- have a valid Offer of Classroom Training from the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities that includes your Ministry Client ID and approved Class Number

- be formally registered as apprentices and be released by their sponsor to attend the College.

DescriptionThis 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.
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