Auto Body & Collision Damage Repairer - 310B
- State-of-the-art facilities
- “Earn while you learn” training model, combining on-the-job and in-school training
- In-school training lead by faculty and staff who are experienced, licensed journeypersons
- You may qualify for income support while in school through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance
What you'll learn
- Acquire job-specific skills and learn to repair dents in body panels, fenders and skirting, file, sand, grind and spray paint.
- Explore shrinking or stretching metal panels with heat treatment and welding breaks in body panels or structures.
- Understand how to test for and correct faulty frame alignment, and install trim and body parts.
- Acquire sound theoretical knowledge and practical applications to complement on-the-job experience in this trade.
- Develop craftsmanship, problem-solving skills, personal pride, desirable work attitudes and a keen sense of responsibility in public and personal safety
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Offers of classroom training are issued by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to registered apprentices who are members in good standing with the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).
How you'll gain skills
This apprenticeship program consists of 8,000 hours:
- On-the-Job Training Duration: 7,280 hours with your employer
- In-School Training Duration: 720 hours at Mohawk College
- To view the training standard for this trade, visit: https://www.collegeoftrades.ca/training-standards
Your future career options:
- Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer
- Automotive Painter
- Automotive Mechanical Installer and Servicer
- Motor Vehicle Inspector and Tester
Where you could work includes:
- Repair and Maintenance
- Transportation Equipment Manufacturing
- Motor Vehicle and Parts Dealers
Opportunities for grads:
Certificate of Qualification (C of Q)
- View our internal pathways map PDF. This Pathways map shows how the identified program can lead to future program choices within Mohawk.
Program of Studies
Course Overview & Descriptions
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Program Learning Outcomes for apprenticeship programs, are defined within the Curriculum Training Standard for each trade, and set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.
The Curriculum Standards are developed by the Ontario College of Trades in consultation with representatives from the trade and Training Delivery Agent instructors.
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