Training Directory


Training Provider Course Name Description Category Province/State
SASKATCHEWAN INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGIES Auto Body Repair – SASKATCHEWAN INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGIES Gain experience and knowledge about how to repair and replace front-end components, body components, doors and frames, and underbody components. Core Training Saskatchewan
CIIA Basic Estimating and Damage Appraiser – CIIA This class is designed for new front-counter persons, new estimators and both apprentices and techs at shops in Canada. The class helps improve skills in damage appraisal. Covers: understanding customers, their rights, the Consumer Protection Act; how to explain an estimate, ensuring all required information is shown; how to access OEM information databases; and writing up an estimate. Management & Estimating Ontario
NORTHLANDS COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – NORTHLANDS COLLEGE Learn how to diagnose, repair, service and maintain advanced mechanical and electrical systems in vehicles, and get plenty of practical, hands-on training. Core Training Saskatchewan
VALSPAR REFINISH Refinish System Class – VALSPAR REFINISH Offered for all Valspar Automotive refinish paint brands. Students completing this course will be able to: identify dangerous chemicals; select and properly use appropriate safety equipment; clean guns; select and apply primers, sealers and base coats (colour); select and use paint delivery tools; retreive formulas; mix and spray brand-specific coatings; blend colours effectively; and apply clearcoat to achieve desired finish quality. Paint & Refinishing Minnesota
VALSPAR REFINISH Colour Theory Class – VALSPAR REFINISH This course is designed to teach students everything they need to know about color, from how to get to the right colour, to how to use tools and resources properly, including Valspar Automotive’s Colour Focus formula retrieval system. Students completing this course will be able to: describe metamerism and act on the effects; adjust and tint colour; evaluate flop and side tone. Paint & Refinishing Minnesota
GEORGIAN COLLEGE Automotive Business – GEORGIAN COLLEGE Opportunities to explore possibilities of entrepreneurship within the automotive industry. Introductory business courses and specific automotive courses. Co- operative work experience. Management & Estimating Ontario
GEORGIAN COLLEGE Bachelor of Business (Automotive Management) – GEORGIAN COLLEGE A degree-level education in business management with a focus on the automotive industry. Current issues, trends and technologies are covered, plus adopting proactive approaches in identifying and responding to changes in the automotive industry. Instruction, lecture and discussion delivery promotes critical thinking and problem-solving. Management & Estimating Ontario
ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONS Optimizing Your Marketing Spend – ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONS An industry expert provides insights and education into the best ways to optimize your online and traditional marketing spending for the highest impact on your business. Management & Estimating Tennessee
ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONS Elite Webinar Series – ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONS Elite Body Shop Solutions hosts free monthly educational webinars covering a wide range of topics designed to keep collision repairers and those that serve them abreast of the latest information required to be successful in today’s challenging business environment. Management & Estimating Tennessee
ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONS Devloping A Winner’s Mindsest – ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONS With this course, participants can activate a mindset for success in life and in business. Share the secrets of collision industry leaders and other high-achievers to gain self-confidence; break through limitations holding you back; and bring dreams and goals to life. High-achievers and go-getters in collision repair are always ready to go further, learn more and become better. Management & Estimating Tennessee
NORTON N/A – NORTON These courses combined can help to improve shop KPI’s and provide a great ROI. They will help your technicians to make better use of their time and generate more money for your shop while maintaining high-quality of repairs. Tap; adhesives;
finishing products;and abrasives
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FLAT LINE N/A – FLAT LINE Car-O-Liner 3D measuring training can be done on-site in your shop or at our training facility in Richmond Hill, Ont. If you have a system, but have a new technician who needs to be trained, we can help. We cover the many functions and capabilities of the Car-O-Liner Vision measuring System: lower and upper body measurements; point-to-point measurements; and absolute and comparative measuring. We also discuss the use of EVO (our Universal Jig System) which is built in to our Vision 2X3 software, and give the technician step-by-step instructions in how to build the jigs and where to place them on the vehicle. Welding;
small damage repair; medium panel steel repair; aluminum panel repair; plastic repair; and estimation skills
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ELV SELECT N/A – ELV SELECT Post-purchase, ELV Select will take all equipment operators through a training session to help get familiar with new procedures. Recycling Training n/a
COLOR COMPASS UNIVERSITY N/A – COLOR COMPASS UNIVERSITY Color Compass University offers both scheduled and on-demand technical training and business-management workshops. From comprehensive welding training utilizing the latest in equipment to industry -leading production, business management and financial performance courses Color Compass University will help your business thrive. Welding Management n/a
SATA N/A – SATA STATA TV: troubleshooting, training and operations videos. Repair and paint/refinishing n/a
URG N/A – URG URG offers business tools and training for recyclers. This includes online training in the form of tutorials, webinars and videos; the URG annual training conference; and the URG accreditation program. Recycling Training n/a
CAR-PART.COM N/A – CAR-PART.COM The recycler executive roundtables sponsored by Car-part.com are peer-support groups that provide a forum for participants to share ideas and solve common problems in a confidential environment. Network and discuss problems of the recycling industry with a support group of non-competing recycling facility managers and owners. In addition, the Car-Part World Tour offers hands-on, interactive workshop-style classes with Car-Part product experts. They will walk users through the latest features of programs, work one-on-one to build skills and introduce a wealth of new business ideas. Recycling Training n/a
ARA UNIVERSITY N/A – ARA UNIVERSITY ARA University is an online training resource for the automotive recycling industry. ARAU courses are the choice of hundreds of U.S. and International automotive recycling businesses. The eLearning Center provides a web-based training portal with interactive coursework ranging from management and sales to specialized training for automotive recycling. Recycling Training n/a
ANEST IWATA N/A – ANEST IWATA Anest Iwata provides an online resources library for painters. It includes troubleshooting tips, technical guides and guided learning for Anest Iwata automotive refinishing products. Paint/Refinishing n/a
WEDGE CLAMP SYSTEMS INC. N/A – WEDGE CLAMP SYSTEMS INC. Wedge Clamp, under the direction of Vice-President Mark Greenberg, is committed to ensuring training on Wedge Clamp equipment, such as its chainless anchoring systems and Eclipse electronic measuring system, is provided to distributors and customer technicians in a face-to-face, hands-on approach. The mandate is to make certain that Wedge Clamp’s brand has proper support through training, thus ensuring that use of its equipment is done with 100 per cent knowledge and application resulting in safe, quality repairs. Measuring; pulling; and painting n/a
DAVE LUEHR’S ELITE BODY SHOP ACADEMY N/A – DAVE LUEHR’S ELITE BODY SHOP ACADEMY Each month, participants can join Dave’s one-hour webinar through which you will improve your skills, get your questions answered directly by Dave and interact with other successful body shop operators. These “livecasts” blend world-class operational techniques and strategies with much-needed leadership and influence training so that participants can successfully implement and sustain the operational techniques learned., Management/ Estimating n/a
CARSTAR N/A – CARSTAR CARSTAR franchise training and support includes enrollment in CARSTAR University Learning Institute. There are also teams in place committed to helping to get your CARSTAR location open and running smoothly. These teams range from real estate and finance to project management and operations. Management n/a
ALLY BUSINESS SOLUTIONS N/A – ALLY BUSINESS SOLUTIONS The Ally leadership development course is a proven model that successful business owners have embraced. It is a personalized, six-month program designed to unlock the full potential of both current and future leaders. Candidates work weekly, one-on-one and live online with their coach. The course offers: customized individual sessions; strengths and motivations assessment; and flexible, bite-sized learning modules. Management n/a
CIIA N/A – CIIA The certificate of qualification exam-preparation course is an intensive, four-day class designed to help technicians who have not completed their schooling, not been to school or are in other circumstances yet have provable skills and competence on the job. Core Skills n/a
ALLDATA N/A – ALLDATA ALLDATA offers free webinars led by experts on new technologies, current industry trends and best practices for repair and collision professionals. ALLDATA also offers training videos, product experts available by phone and instructor-led webinars that allow participants to learn the basics and ask questions. Plus, support.alldata. com is a self-help resource for how-to info, troubleshooting tips, training options and FAQs. Core Basics n/a
PROGI N/A – PROGI Progi offers various types of training, according to material complexity and users’ needs. The company can accommodate both individual sessions and small groups for training at its Trois-Rivières, Que., headquarters. Remote training is available for individuals or groups connected by phone to the instructor. He/she is also connected to the client’s computer and can demonstrate the techniques explained directly on-screen. If needed, Progi will offer on-site training. Recycling Training n/a
RONDEX N/A – RONDEX Rondex facilitates technical and management training provided by Axalta Coating Systems. A variety of courses are offered, including those designed for refinishers, technicians, collision repair shop staff, supervisors, managers and shop owners. Rondex can assist with accessing Axalta’s online learning cam- pus and organizes classroom training in Winnipeg several times per year. Rondex also provides on-site training for clients. Management estimating and paint/refinish n/a
NAPA N/A – NAPA NAPA Autotech offers a wide variety of convenient, cost-effective ways to train automotive professionals. In addition to self-paced and eLearning, NAPA Autotech offers hands-on and seminar-style classes for almost every make and model. This includes classes in: diagnostics, hybrid electric vehicles, heating and cooling, steering, suspension and driveline, brake systems, drivability (ignition and fuel systems), electrical/electronics, emissions, light truck diesel, and service sales. Each class provides technicians with hands-on learning activities and each participant receives a course manual to bring back to the shop. All classes are 100% technical and are delivered by experienced ASE certified training specialists. NAPA is in partnership with RLO Training. Lincoln Tech and NAPA have developed a strategic relationship to ensure that LTI’s automotive training programs remain up-to-date and of high quality. Core Skills n/a
PFAFF AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS N/A – PFAFF AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERS Pfaff Automotive Partners focuses on innovation, entrepreneurial ideas, professional business practices and high economic returns. To further this commitment, The education assistance program provides eligible full-time employees the opportunity to participate in educational training programs that maintain and enhance skill levels directly related to their job responsibilities or prepare them for possible advancement opportunities within Pfaff Automotive Partners. Tuition reimbursement will be made on a course-by-course basis and must be directly related to the employee’s career growth. We also understand the value and foresight of looking ahead to the success of our future in supporting and nurturing relationships with academic institutions that provide the automotive industry with future employees. To facilitate this, we have developed relationships with local colleges to provide scholarships and co-operative education opportunities. Full-time Georgian College’s automotive business program students who have completed a co-op with one of our dealerships can apply for the H.J. Pfaff Scholarship. In addition, a second scholarship is available for the student who attains the highest grade point average. Various n/a
SIMPLICITY CAR CARE N/A – SIMPLICITY CAR CARE Hosts monthly free workshops in collision repair and management topics. Repair management and estimating n/a
SEM PRODUCTS N/A – SEM PRODUCTS SEM School is offered to professionals throughout the year in various locations. This program is designed to provide today’s autobody repair technician a comprehensive understanding of the current practices and procedures associated with the SEM product offering. The training program consists of classes covering metal bonding, plastic and bumper repair, interior repair and refinishing, truckbed liner application, and custom finishes. Each student will receive in-depth classroom and hands-on training. SEM is a member of the I-CAR USA and I-CAR Canada industry training alliance program. SEM I-CAR classes include: adhe- sives, rivet and weld bonding; automotive corrosion protection; automotive foams and sound dampening; and plastic bumper repair and refinishing. Repair and paint/refinishing n/a
GLOBALF FINISHING SOLUTIONS N/A – GLOBALF FINISHING SOLUTIONS To ensure our customers maximize all of the benefits that our products offer, Global Finishing Solutions® provides extensive training to improve quality, efficiency and throughput. Our revolutionary Center for Excellence training facility provides prospective and current customers the opportunity to experience the latest paint booth technologies firsthand. Painters and shop managers can try out the equipment before making an investment, and will receive complete product training so they are ready to use the equipment once it’s installed. Paint/Refinishing n/a
CHC PAINT AND BODY SUPPLIES N/A – CHC PAINT AND BODY SUPPLIES I-CAR Approved MVP Business Development Series courses are grouped into the five functional areas of collision center business operations: Administration Courses, production courses, leadership courses, sales & marketing Courses are scheduled throughout the year at Toronto PPG Business Development Centre’s at 2301 Royal Windsor Dr, UNIT 6, Mississauga, ON, 1.888.310.4762courses, financial management courses. Management n/a
3D CANADA N/A – 3D CANADA We are ready to train anyone looking to up their game or learn proper techniques from scratch. Maybe you want to start a detailing business, our four day program can get you on the right path to being a successful business owner. Maybe you have the basics down pat and just want to become a better polisher, we can help you get that perfect paint finish you are looking for All About Business Interior Clean up
Polishing Process Advanced Sanding and multi-step polishing
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BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, APPRENTICE SERVICES Automotive Service Technician Apprentice – BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, APPRENTICE SERVICES The classroom program will include courses in electrical systems, air conditioning systems, fuel systems, driveline, engine mechanical, powertrain, steering and suspension, brakes, options and accessories, computer operated/assisted systems, truck components and system, and body and trim. Apprenticeship British Columbia
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF THE NORTH, THE PAS CAMPUS Automotive Technician – UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF THE NORTH, THE PAS CAMPUS Develop an understanding of the basic purpose, construction, operation and service of component parts and assemblies of an automobile. Students will develop the knowledge and skills required to disassemble, inspect, machine, calibrate and reassemble motor vehicle units and components. Core Training Manitoba
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Welding Technologies for the Appraiser – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
This is an interactive course that the appraiser will want to attend to learn var- ious welding technologies. A practical experience with a virtual welder allows the participant to perform welds with the safety of a virtual experience. Learn what good and bad weld look like and the visual and destructive methods to verify a good weld. Management & Estimating Indiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Structural Damage Analysis – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
This comprehensive course features instruction on collision theory, structural damage analysis skills and an understanding of correction procedures. It is designed for the body shop estimator or insurance appraiser. This interactive course covers: collision theory of unitized and body-on-frame vehicles; hands-on gauging, measuring, and analyzing collision damage; hands-on structural repair of a damaged unitized body vehicle; and writing detailed structural damage reports. Course I-CAR number is CHEM-00003. Management & Estimating Indiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
Joining Technologies Course – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
A class designed for appraisers and estimators. Provides an overview of the various techniques used by OEMs today. This course is a combination of hands- on and classroom experience. Each student will have the opportunity to: perform virtual steel and aluminum welding; install and remove self-piercing rivets; install blind rivets; perform structural weld bonding; and perform spot welds. Course I-CAR number is CHEM-00014. Management & Estimating Indiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
ASA Course – Advanced Steering & Suspension Analysis – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
This advanced course features 16 hours of instruction on the analysis of vehicles with steering and suspension problems. Includes troubleshooting techniques for quickly determining the source of steering and suspension related symptoms. Course covers: steering geometry angles and their relationship to vehicle handling; front suspension designs and checking for misalignment; reading and understanding electronic measuring reports to identify unrepaired collision damage; reading and understanding wheel alignment reports. Course I-CAR number is CHEM-00007. Management & Estimating Indiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
AFA Course (Advanced Frame Analysis) Focused on Pickup and Sport Utility – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF
AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES
This advanced course covers collision theory of body-on-frame vehicles, with specific emphasis on pickup trucks and sport utility vehicles; visual inspection of the vehicle’s lower and upper structures to determine types of misalignment; hands-on measuring and analyzing collision damage; computerized measuring and structural damage reports; plan and set up a structural repair; and analyzing damaged and misaligned steering and suspension components. Course I-CAR number is CHEM-00002. Management & Estimating Indiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES Unitized Body Analysis & Repair Planning – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES This interactive class is designed for entry-level and experienced structural repair technicians. Technicians will learn the fundamental principles of collision theory, measuring, analyzing, repair planning and setup for unibody vehicles to maximize both repair quality and profitability. Course I-CAR number is CHEM-00008. This course is a prerequisite to Chief’s Advanced Unitized Body Repair class. Structural Repair Indiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES Full Frame Analysis & Repair Planning – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES This class is designed for entry-level and experienced structural repair technicians. Technicians will learn the fundamental principles of collision theory, measuring, analyzing, repair planning and setup for full-frame vehicles to maximize both repair quality and profitability. “Real world” case studies of collision-damaged pickups and SUVs are included. Course I-CAR number is CHEM-00004. The course is a prerequisite to Chief’s advanced full frame repair technicians class. Structural Repair Indiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES Design-Based Repair – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES This advanced course features instruction on the advanced steels that are being introduced in vehicles by manufacturers. The information in this course includes problems related to proper metal identification and identification of proper repair methods and procedures. Structural Repair Indiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES Computerized Measuring Systems Training – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES This class trains technicians in the most efficient use of computerized measuring. Technicians learn to operate Chief’s computerized measuring systems to identify structural misalignment and maximize both repair quality and profitability. Hands-on activities include: identify and analyze the internal and external forces that occur during a collision; understanding terminology and theory of computerized measuring systems; troubleshooting, care and maintenance to improve productivity. Course I-CAR number is CHEM-00005. Structural Repair Indiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ADA Course (Aluminum Damage Analysis and Repair Technology) – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES See description in Aluminum section. Structural Repair Indiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ADA Course (Aluminum Damage Analysis and Repair Technology) – CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIES This one-day interactive class is designed for entry-level or experienced appraisers and structural repair technicians. Students will learn the principles of aluminum forming methods, alloys, temper designations, damage analysis, repair processes, welding basics and OEM recommendations. Course I-CAR number is CHEM-00013. Aluminum Indiana
HOLLAND COLLEGE Automotive Technology – HOLLAND COLLEGE A solid grounding in the computers, networks, electronics and other non-mechanical systems that make up today’s automobiles. Learning theory in the classroom, then hands-on practice in the shop. An industry work placement hones abilities and introduces the student to potential employers. Core Training Prince Edward Island
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE – SAINT JOHN CAMPUS Auto Body and Collision Technician – NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE – SAINT JOHN CAMPUS Learn how to prime, paint, weld, apply body filler, conduct fibreglass repair, as well as how to operate manual, electric and pneumatic tools. Core Training New Brunswick
VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY Automotive Service Technician Foundation – VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITY Daily lectures, seminars and demonstrations of current servicing techniques, as well as extensive practical training in a functioning automotive shop setting. Core Training British Columbia
EASTERN COLLEGE Welder/Metal Fabricator – EASTERN COLLEGE Students will develop skills in hand and power tools; operation of large equipment, such as shear and ironworker; metallurgy, oxy acetylene brazing and cutting; SMAW, arc cutting and gouging; GMAW, FCAW and blueprint reading. Students will complete an industry work term of four weeks. Welding New Brunswick
KEYANO COLLEGE Welder – Apprenticeship – KEYANO COLLEGE Graduates from the program will be skilled in the fusing of metals using prescribed welding applications; have a working knowledge of welding equipment; comprehend drawings and develop layout patterns for projects and calculate quantities of materials; have a thorough knowledge of metals, arc electrodes, welding gases and gas welding filler roads; and recognize defective welds, know the cause and proper procedure for the repair of the defective area. Welding Alberta
THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY Automotive Service Technician Foundation – THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY Students receive first-year credit for apprenticeship technical training after completing the program. Course covers automotive fundamentals, engines, basic test equipment, electrical systems, running gear, clutches, transmissions, rear axles, steering systems and braking systems, applied mathematics and safety education. Core Training British Columbia
THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship – THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITY The classroom program will include courses in electrical systems air conditioning systems, fuel systems, driveline, engine mechanical, powertrain, steering and suspension, brakes, options and accessories, computer operated/assisted systems, truck components and systems, and body and trim. Apprenticeship British Columbia
LA CITÉ – CAMPUS D’OTTAWA Technicien d’entretien automobile – LA CITÉ – CAMPUS D’OTTAWA Acquérez des connaissances sur les moteurs, les systèmes électriques et électroniques, les freins, la direction, le groupe motopropulseur, le système de suspension, les méthodes de travail et les systèmes de confort personnel. Apprenez à localiser et à réparer les défectuosités, et à effectuer l’entretien d’automobiles et de camions légers. Apprenticeship Ontario
SHERIDAN COLLEGE – DAVIS CAMPUS Welding And Fabrication Technician/Welding Techniques (Diploma) – SHERIDAN COLLEGE – DAVIS CAMPUS This welding program combines experienced and connected instructors, state- of-the-art facilities, small class sizes, hands-on experience and practical training in welding techniques. Work with the most current technology, getting hands-on training in shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) and flux core arc welding (FCAW). Welding n/a
SHERIDAN COLLEGE – DAVIS CAMPUS Welding And Fabrication Technician/Welding Techniques (Certificate) – SHERIDAN COLLEGE – DAVIS CAMPUS This welding program combines experienced and connected instructors, state- of-the-art facilities, small class sizes, hands-on experience and practical training in welding techniques. Welding n/a
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE (Automotive) Motive Power Technician – CENTENNIAL COLLEGE With an emphasis on motor vehicle technology, this program prepares you for work within the transportation industry. Through various theoretical and practical courses, you acquire trade-relevant skills and knowledge that help you undertake positions in a variety of employment opportunities. Core Training Ontario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Ford Asset (MAP 32) – CENTENNIAL COLLEGE The focus of the Automotive Service Technician Ford Asset (MAP 32) program is on teaching you Ford’s latest technology, with specific emphasis on electronics and the diagnosing of vehicle-management systems. Apprenticeship Ontario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Co-Op Diploma Apprenticeship – CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Product description, operation, diagnostics and repair. Training in a wide range of automobiles and components in fully equipped automotive labs. Access to factory training from the college’s various partners (as applicable), advanced diagnostics and hybrid/alternative fuels training. Apprenticeship Ontario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Co-Op Apprenticeship (partnered with
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)) – CENTENNIAL COLLEGE
The highest level of apprenticeship technical training Centennial College offers, with the added value of a college diploma. The Fiat Chrysler Automotive Service Technician Co-Op program also balances theoretical and practical elements. You spend eight months in class, eight months as a registered apprentice in a paid work placement in a FCA dealership and a final eight months back at school. Apprenticeship Ontario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – CENTENNIAL COLLEGE The automotive service technician apprenticeship offers excellent working knowledge of all of a vehicle’s systems. Apprenticeship Ontario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Auto Body Repairer – CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Program focuses on techniques and materials for all aspects of auto body repair. It covers components, frames, panels, grills, holes, dents and other surface repairs. Apprenticeship Ontario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician
Pre-Apprenticeship – CENTENNIAL COLLEGE
Earn level 1 automotive service technician training, receive assistance in finding a short work placement and get on-the-job experience. Core Training Ontario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Canadian Tire (MAP 32) – CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Facilitated by the School of Transportation, the Canadian Tire Automotive Service Technician program combines in-depth classroom and hands-on lab training with a four-week, on-the-job work placement experience. Core Training Ontario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – CENTENNIAL COLLEGE The automotive service technician program offers you excellent working knowledge of all a vehicle’s systems. Core Training Ontario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE Auto Body Repair Techniques – CENTENNIAL COLLEGE This offering is based on the level 1 apprenticeship curriculum, with some valuable additions. In the autobody repair techniques courses, you acquire the theoretical knowledge and practical skills to ensure you have a competitive edge in the autobody repair field. Core Training Ontario
COLLISION ADVICE You Don’t Know What You Don’t Know – COLLISION ADVICE Outlines why it is important to research OEM repair procedures and why we need to scan vehicles before and after repairs. Management & Estimating Virginia
COLLISION ADVICE Scheduling Best Practices – COLLISION ADVICE Discusses benefits gained through proper scheduling, such as even flow, balance, best use of resources, pay consistency, reduced cycle time, improved touch time and, most important, improved profitability. Management & Estimating Virginia
COLLISION ADVICE Parts Management for
Collision Repair – COLLISION ADVICE
Highlights methods to improve the parts-management process, including a parts-management overview, parts manager responsibilities and best practices for each step in the parts-management process. Management & Estimating Virginia
COLLISION ADVICE Management’s Guide to Scanning and New Technology – COLLISION ADVICE The essential information you need to know in one easy-to-navigate place to help you make decisions about scanning and other new technologies. Includes interviews from shop managers and industry experts. Management & Estimating Virginia
COLLISION ADVICE Job Costing for Collision
Repair – COLLISION ADVICE
Provides a basic understanding of job costing. This course covers in job costing overview and provides insights on what impacts body, paint and related materials, parts and sublet profitability. Management & Estimating Virginia
COLLISION ADVICE Estimating Best Practices – COLLISION ADVICE A systematic approach to discovering and ensuring that all the “not Included” items equired to restore a vheicle to pre-accident condition are inlcuded in the repair plan. Management & Estimating Virginia
GEORGIAN COLLEGE Welding Techniques – GEORGIAN COLLEGE Students are provided with the theoretical and practical training to perform most basic welding techniques. At the completion of the program, students are eligible to test for welding tickets based on their level of expertise. Welding Ontario
ACCESS CAREER CENTRE Automobile Mechanics – ACCESS CAREER CENTRE Learn to perform preventive and corrective mechanic work; inspect vehicles with the goal of finding the cause of operating problems; perform repairs, replace parts and make adjustments in different vehicle systems; procedure for installing accessories and optional equipment; adhere to health, safety and environmental laws and regulations. Core Training Quebec
FLEMING COLLEGE Welding Techniques – FLEMING COLLEGE Curriculum has been aligned to the basic requirements for level 1 apprenticeship for welding fabrication. The program will introduce you to numerous welding processes and you will gain extensive hands-on experience on the most common processes used within the industry. These include: SMAW (shielded metal arc welding), GMAW (gas metal arc welding), FCAW (flux core arc welding) and GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding). Welding Ontario
PRO SPOT INTERNATIONAL INC. TRAINING DIVISION i4 Resistance Spot Welding & MIG Steel Welding – PRO SPOT INTERNATIONAL INC. TRAINING DIVISION Squeeze-type resistance spot welding (STRSW) and metal inert gas (MIG) welding training and information for the automotive and light truck collision repair industry so that collision repair technicians, managers and shop owners can attain the necessary knowledge to safely perform STRSW and MIG welding repairs. Students who successfully complete this approved training will receive nine I-CAR credit hours for estimator, non-steel structural technicians and steel structural technicians role. Welding California
LAKELAND COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – LAKELAND COLLEGE You’ll do preventative maintenance, diagnose faults and repair automotive vehicles and light trucks. Learn on the job, as well as during the required training periods. Apprenticeship Alberta
LAKELAND COLLEGE Welder – Vermilion Campus – LAKELAND COLLEGE Students will learn to use different processes depending upon the type of metal being fused. Often, they will work from a blueprint or work order to complete a project. Apprenticeship is three years with an eight-week technical training period per year. Welding Alberta
COAST MOUNTAIN COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – COAST MOUNTAIN COLLEGE Automotive Service Technicians repair, adjust and replace mechanical and electrical parts in automobiles and light trucks. They repair damaged components and perform preventative maintenance, inspect completed work and test that the vehicle’s performance meets required standards. Apprenticeship British Columbia
COAST MOUNTAIN COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Foundation – COAST MOUNTAIN COLLEGE Gives students the technical skills and knowledge to repair, adjust and replace mechanical parts in automobiles and light trucks. Program covers all the theory and practical components necessary for the first-year Automotive Service Technician Certificate, and provides a complement of valuable industry skills. Core Training British Columbia
MOHAWK COLLEGE Auto Body & Collision Damage Repairer – 310B – MOHAWK COLLEGE Acquire job-specific skills 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. Core Training Ontario
MOHAWK COLLEGE Welder – Apprenticeship – MOHAWK COLLEGE Acquire thorough knowledge of arc, gas and resistance welding theory, and reading and interpreting blueprints. Carry out plasma cutting and TIG welding. Learn how to fit sub assemblies and assemblies together and to prepare assemblies for welding. Welding Ontario
COLLÈGE DE L’ÎLE Welding – COLLÈGE DE L’ÎLE Welding is offered in partnership with the Collège Communautaire du Nouveau- Brunswick. About 30 per cent of the course is theory, taught by videoconference. Students also do projects in the shop and work terms in businesses throughout the year. Welding Prince Edward Island
OLDS COLLEGE Welder Apprenticeship – OLDS COLLEGE Join or sever metals in beams, girders, vessels, piping and other metal components used in construction and manufacturing. Utilize electric arc, MIG, TIG and gas welding (oxy acetylene). Welding Alberta
CAMOSUN COLLEGE Welder Foundation – CAMOSUN COLLEGE This full-time program conforms to industry standards, practices and procedures to prepare you for entry-level employment and to begin a welding apprenticeship. Welding British Columbia
CAMOSUN COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Foundation – CAMOSUN COLLEGE General automotive practices, fuel and electrical/electronic systems, engine performance and repair. Graduates should be employable within many areas of the automotive industry, including lube technician, tire repair technician, brake and muffler installer, parts person and a broad range of other positions. Core Training British Columbia
SAULT COLLEGE Motive Power Technician – Advanced Repair – SAULT COLLEGE Designed to prepare students to repair a wide variety of cars, trucks and heavy equipment, as well as work with parts and service, this program will teach you how to analyze, diagnose and solve various motive power systems’ problems by using problem-solving and critical thinking skills and strategies. Core Training Ontario
SAULT COLLEGE Motive Power Fundamentals – Automotive Repair – SAULT COLLEGE Learn how to identify basic automotive system problems. Also learn how to identify, inspect and test automotive engine components and systems. You will learn how to disassemble and assemble components to the required specifications. Core Training Ontario
SAULT COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – SAULT COLLEGE Acquisition of fundamental and specific skills of the trade through the training of practical applications. Strengthening the apprentices’ high standards of craftsmanship, problem-solving skills and personal pride in their respective trades. Apprenticeship Ontario
COLLEGE OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC Welder – COLLEGE OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC This Red Seal program offers training in joining and severing metals in beams, girders, vessels and piping. Some of the duties are: develop patterns in given layouts, blueprints and work orders; clean and check for defects and shape component parts; perform welding of various metals. Welding Newfoundland
COLLEGE OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) – COLLEGE OF THE NORTH ATLANTIC Motor vehicle body repairers repair or replace structures and body parts. They hammer out dents and buckles, solder and use plastic filler, straighten frames and underbodies, and weld replacement parts. In addition, they match and apply the paint to restore the vehicle. Core Training Newfoundland
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Standox Advanced Matte Finishes – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Designed to develop the knowledge and skills of paint technicians when applying matte clears. Objectives: understand gloss and sheen terminology;understand gloss level impact on color position and metallic appearance; identify and use Standox Matting Agent system components; properly determine gloss level of vehicle using spray-out cards; and correctly apply Cromax® matte clears. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Spies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC Certification – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Proper preparation of body repairs, new e-coat parts and plastics. Understand how to find important information, such as technical data sheets. Know how to choose and apply correct primers. Understand the blending process on all colours. Choose the proper clearcoats for the job. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Spies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC Advanced 3-Stage and Specialty Colours – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Identify and understand OEM three-stage and specialty colours. Retrieve and verify colour match on vehicles with those colours. Understand application process for specialty colours. Correctly apply Permacron® 293/295 when painting three-stage and specialty colours. Understand blend procedures for Permacron® 293/295 3-stage and perform blends. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Spies Hecker Surface Preparation Certification – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Designed to help participants understand the surface preparation process and learn how to identify substrates and apply primers to those substrates. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Spies Hecker Colour 2 Colour Matching Techniques – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Designed to help participants understand how to correctly mix and analyze colour. This includes colour theory, the correct angles and lighting conditions, and how to correctly shade a colour that needs adjustment. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Cromax® Waterborne Tri-Coat and Specialty Colours – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Identify and understand OEM tri-coat and specialty colours. Retrieve and verify colour match on vehicles with those colours. Understand application processes for specialty colours. Correctly apply Cromax® Pro when painting tri-coat and specialty colours. Understand blend procedures for Cromax® Pro tri-coats. Perform tri-coat blends using Cromax® Pro base coat. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Cromax® Pro Micro-Repair – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Understand and properly identify a micro-repair. Learn techniques and tools for repairing chips. Understand application techniques and perform very small blends. Understand wheel repair for curb scrapes and chips. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Cromax® Pro Certification – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Best practices for preparation and use of the Cromax® system. Proper preparation of body repairs, new e-coat parts and plastics. Understand how to find important information, such as technical data sheets. Know how to choose and apply correct primers. Understand the blending process on all colours. Choose proper clearcoats for the job. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Cromax® Pro Advanced Tri-Coat Course – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Identify and understand OEM three-stage colours. Retrieve and verify colour match on vehicles with those colours. Correctly apply Cromax® Pro when painting three-stage colours. Understand blend procedures for Cromax® Pro three-stage. Perform 3-stage blends using Cromax® Pro base coat. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Cromax Surface Preparation Certification – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Designed to help participants understand the surface preparation process and learn how to identify substrates and apply primers to those substrates. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Cromax Couleur 1 – Outils couleur èlectroniques – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Ce cours avec instructeur sur les produits Cromax est conçu pour aider les participants à comprendre les outils de couleur électroniques, comme le logiciel ColorNet et les spectrophotomètres Acquire RX et Acquire Plus EFX. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Cromax Colour 2 Colour Matching Techniques – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY This instructor-led course is designed to help participants understand how to correctly mix and analyze colour. This includes colour theory, the correct angles and lighting conditions; and how to correctly shade a colour that needs adjustment. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Cromax Advanced Matte Finishes – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Designed to develop the knowledge and skills of paint technicians when applying matte clears. Objectives: understand gloss and sheen terminology; understand gloss level impact on colour position and metallic appearance; identify and use Cromax® Matting Agent system components; properly determine gloss level of vehicle using spray-out cards; and correctly apply Cromax® matte clears. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Commercial Transportation Finishes – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Understand commercial transportation refinishing basics. Set up and use spray equipment and control tools. Properly identify substrates and related pre-treat- ments. Use Axalta’s line of commercial and fleet transportation finishes (low VOC where necessary). Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Commercial Transportation Colour Tools and Blending Techniques – AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANY Apply colour science principles to identify colours and improve colour matches. Describe colours and effectively compare and contrast colour standards vs. truck. Use colour tools to find formulas and make formula adjustments. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
LOYALIST COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship – LOYALIST COLLEGE You can attend three full-time blocks of training, each eight weeks long, or study at Loyalist one day per week to complete your three levels. Learning combines classroom instruction and practical theory labs. Put your knowledge to the test in state-of-the-art service bays. Apprenticeship Ontario
BETAG NA Estimator Skills – Level 2 – BETAG NA Build on the skills needed to generate an accurate estimate for all types of damage and explain the contents to the customer, including being able to quickly and accurately provide estimates for damage requiring replacement of welded outer panels and accurately provide estimates for damage affecting internal parts and the frame. Management & Estimating California
BETAG NA Estimator Skills – BETAG NA For people with estimating experience, this course builds on the skills needed to generate an accurate estimate and explain the contents to the customer, including being able to quickly and accurately provide estimates for damage mainly involving outer panels and exterior parts (excluding the replacement of welded outer panels); and accurately perform estimate tasks relating to the damage of outer panels and exterior parts. Management & Estimating California
BETAG NA Estimator – Levels 2 & 3 – BETAG NA Develop the skills needed to generate an accurate estimate for all types of damage and explain the contents to the customer, including being able to quickly and accurately provide estimates for damage requiring replacement of welded outer panels; and accurately provide estimates for damage affecting internal parts and the frame. Management & Estimating California
BETAG NA Estimator – BETAG NA Please inquire. Management & Estimating California
BETAG NA Aluminum Panel Repair – BETAG NA Using equipment and repair techniques approved and recommended by BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce, this course focuses on the skills and approach needed to consistently produce high-quality aluminum outer panel repairs. Aluminum California
BETAG NA Small Damage Repair – BETAG NA Develop advanced skills to repair small damage on steel and aluminum outer panels. Building on the skills taught in level 1, level 2 introduces advanced small damage repair techniques, including the use of rods, picks and levers. Non-Structural Repair California
BETAG NA Plastic Panel Repair – BETAG NA This course embraces plastic welding and cold resin repair processes and focuses on the importance of using the correct repair technique for different types of plastic to increase the speed, quality and integrity of repairs. Non-Structural Repair California
BETAG NA Modern Panel Repair – BETAG NA A hands-on, skills-based training program for technicians of all experience levels to develop the knowledge and skills needed to correctly analyze and efficiently repair small and medium-sized damage on steel and aluminum outer panels. Non-Structural Repair California
BETAG NA Medium Panel Repair – BETAG NA Using equipment and repair techniques approved and recommended by BMW, MINI and Rolls Royce, this course focuses on the skills and approach needed to consistently produce high-quality steel outer panel repairs. The objective is to increase technicians’ skills to repair medium-sized damage on steel outer panels by implementing advanced repair techniques that uphold quality and efficiency of the repair process. Non-Structural Repair California
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUS Motor Vehicle Body Repair Technician – BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUS The Motor Vehicle Body Repair Technician apprenticeship program generally takes four years to complete, including 6,750 workplace hours and 480 in-school hours. Level Two apprenticeship training (five weeks): welding, sheet metal repair, plastics and composites, mechanical components. Level Three apprenticeship training (six weeks): structural repair, suspension and steering, insurance estimating, refinishing. Apprenticeship British Columbia
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUS Motor Vehicle Body Repair Technician Foundation – BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUS The program consists of 32 weeks of full-time studies that includes theory and related information, along with hands-on shop assignments and practice. This program provides Foundation, or Level 1, apprentice training. The Motor Vehicle Body Repair Technician Foundation also includes a two-week work practicum at an autobody repair shop halfway through the program. Core Training British Columbia
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUS Collision Estimator 2 – BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUS This course will continue from ABOD 0101 as the second course of a two-part program leading to a BCIT Statement of Completion in Automotive Collision Estimating. Content will include: advanced vehicle systems, insurance regulations, collision damage diagnosis and customer service. An emphasis will be placed on creating estimates using collision estimating software platforms such as Mitchell and Audatex. Core Training British Columbia
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUS Collision Estimator 1 – BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUS This course will prepare you to enter the field of collision estimating and focus on customer service and communication skills. Autobody methodology, insurance regulations and estimating techniques will be covered, as well as an introduction to Mitchell and Audatex collision estimating software. This is the first of a two-part program leading to a BCIT Statement of Completion in Automotive Collision Estimating. Core Training British Columbia
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUS Automotive Refinishing Technician Foundation – BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUS This 26-week training will provide the theoretical understanding and practical skills needed to use a spray gun to apply both the primer and final coats of paint and maintain records of materials used in accordance with regulations. Upon successful completion of this program, students will receive full credit for technical training requirements in the provincial Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician and Automotive Painter (Automotive Refinishing Technician) program. Core Training British Columbia
UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY Automotive Service Technician – UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY Learn to use specialized equipment to service steering and suspension systems, brakes, engines and electrical systems. Students have many opportunities to apply what they learn in a shop equipped with the latest technology and under the supervision of seasoned instructors with in-depth industry experience. Core Training British Columbia
UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY Automotive Collision Repair and Refinish – UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY The program provides opportunity to work on project vehicles. Spend time building skills in a real auto repair shop, with leading-edge technology. Acquire the technical skills necessary to perform in any shop while also developing design flair for working on custom vehicles, hot rods and race cars. Core Training British Columbia
UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY Automotive Service Technician – UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEY Classes are scheduled in the daytime and include both theory and practice. The program follows the approved British Columbia Automotive Service Technician Program Outline, which meets the requirements for Canadian Red Seal accreditation. Apprenticeship British Columbia
COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIA Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician – COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIA Learn the latest painting techniques and technology that will take your skills to a higher level. Core Training British Columbia
COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIA Autobody (Motor Vehicle Body Repair) – COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIA Vehicle repair technicians review damage reports and hammer out dents, buckles and defects; remove damaged fenders, panels and grilles; straighten bent frames; and repair and replace exterior and interior components. Core Training British Columbia
COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIA Automotive Technician Apprenticeship – COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIA From fender-benders to major bodywork, you’ll learn to fix brakes, repair electrical systems, understand steering systems, perform preventative maintenance and fulfil other industry needs. Apprenticeship British Columbia
LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE Courses include emission control systems; fuel systems; hybrid electrical vehicles; vehicle system management, integration and vehicle networks; manual transmissions, transaxles and clutches; and suspension and steering. Apprenticeship Alberta
LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE Automotive Systems – LETHBRIDGE COLLEGE Working in small labs with lots of hands-on practice, students will develop their understanding of automotive technology. From simple components to advanced computerized vehicle systems, students gain practical insight into cars and trucks and what makes them tick. Core Training Alberta
CONESTOGA COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician (Apprenticeship) – CONESTOGA COLLEGE This 720-hour program is designed to provide theoretical knowledge of all aspects of automotive repair, as well as practical training. Apprenticeship Ontario
CONESTOGA COLLEGE Motive Power Technician – Automotive Service – CONESTOGA COLLEGE Provides a strong technical base and also focuses on motive power business, shop management and parts management. The program is structured to provide the theoretical and work-related experience that registered apprentices normally acquire in the first two years in the workplace. Core Training Ontario
CONESTOGA COLLEGE Motive Power Fundamentals – Automotive Service – CONESTOGA COLLEGE At the pre-apprenticeship level, students will receive the theoretical and hands- on shop experience that registered apprentices would normally acquire in the workplace in addition to trade-related skills, such as mathematics, computer applications, communications, basic electricity and precision measuring. Core Training Ontario
MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – MEDICINE HAT COLLEGE Automotive service technicians perform preventative maintenance, diagnose faulty operations and repair automotive vehicles and light trucks. The term of apprenticeship is four years, including a minimum of 1,560 hours of on-the-job training, and eight weeks of technical training each year. Apprenticeship Alberta
COLLEGE OF THE ROCKIES Automotive Service Technician – COLLEGE OF THE ROCKIES Duties may require you to inspect, diagnose, repair and service various systems and components of cars, buses, motorcycles, and light and commercial transport trucks. Apprenticeship British Columbia
PPG REFINISH CANADA MVP Green Belt – PPG REFINISH CANADA Green belt training is an innovative four-day training program directed at process improvement based upon the practical application of the Lean Six Sigma program tailored for collision repair. Management & Estimating Ontario
PPG Canada Delfleet Evolution Certification – PPG Canada PPG’s Commercial Fleet products and systems. The products and how they can be productive in commercial fleet environments. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Aquabase Surface Preparation – PPG Canada This course covers recommended surface preparation processes and products for technicians using PPG’s Aquabase® Plus system. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Ajustements des couleurs ENVIROBASE® Haute Performance – PPG Canada Designed for collision centre technicians who currently uses PPG products in their refinish operations. The theory of colour and its practical application in matching and tinting EHP refinish waterborne colours. The Envirobase High Performance waterborne colour system and its associated colour tools are described in depth. Hands-on exercises are designed to provide product and colour tool exposure to the technician. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Agrément Envirobase® Haute Performance – PPG Canada Ce programme est un élément clé de la formation visant l’agrément par PPG. À ce titre, il forme les techniciens en refinition sur la sécurité personnelle, l’équipement de pulvérisation, les rudiments de la chimie des peintures, les procédures de réparation et le système de revêtements à base d’eau Envirobase Haute performance de PPG. Environ la moitié du temps de formation est consacré à des exercices pratiques qui tendent à parfaire les compétences dans l’application des revêtements à base d’eau. Les techniciens qui réussiront ce cours seront admissibles au programme d’agrément par PPG. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Agrément Delfleet® Essential – PPG Canada This course familiarizes students with PPG’s Delfleet Essential coatings products and technologies. The class explains not only the products, but also how their use can be profitable and productive in customer environments. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Tri-Coat & Specialty Finishes – PPG Canada Technical product training for PPG’s tri-coats, low-gloss finishes and translucent colours. Includes proper product and colour selection. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Renouvellement de l’agrément ENVIROBASE® Haute Performance – PPG Canada This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Evirobase High Performance Waterborne Refinish System. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada PPG Recertification – Envirobase HP – PPG Canada This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Evirobase High Performance Waterborne Refinish System. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada PPG Colour – Envirobase HP – PPG Canada Designed for collision centre technicians who currently uses PPG products in their refinish operations. The theory of colour and its practical application in matching and tinting EHP refinish waterborne colours. The Envirobase High Performance waterborne colour system and its associated colour tools are described in depth. Hands-on exercises are designed to provide product and colour tool exposure to the technician. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada PPG Certification – Envirobase HP – PPG Canada As a core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical and waterborne fundamentals, and repair procedures using PPG’s Envirobase High Performance waterborne base coat refinish system. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Nexa Recertification – Aquabase Plus – PPG Canada This course will update technicians on any new products and techniques in the Aquabase Plus Waterborne Refinish System. Completion will move a technician up to the next level of PPG Certified Technician status. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Nexa Certification – Aquabase Plus – PPG Canada A core program of PPG Certification training, this program trains refinish technicians in personal safety, paint chemical and waterborne fundamentals, and repair procedures using PPG’s Aquabase Plus waterborne base coat refinish system. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Finis tri-couches et spécialisés – PPG Canada Technical product training for PPG’s tri-coats, low-gloss finishes and translucent colours. Includes proper product and colour selection. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Eye for Colour – Aquabase Plus – PPG Canada Designed for collision centre technicians who currently uses Nexa products in their refinish operations. The theory of colour and its practical application in matching and tinting Aquabase Plus refinish waterborne colours. The Aquabase Plus waterborne colour system and its associated colour tools are described in depth. Hands-on exercises are designed to provide product and colour tool exposure to the technician. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Envirobase HP Surface Preparation – PPG Canada This course covers recommended surface preparation processes and products for technicians using PPG’s Envirobase® High Performance system. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
PPG Canada Delfleet Evolution Compliant Certification – PPG Canada The course will familiarize students with PPG’s Commercial Compliant Fleet products and systems. The class explains the products and how they can be productive in commercial fleet environments. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
RED RIVER COLLEGE Welding – RED RIVER COLLEGE This program develops skills and knowledge in oxyacetylene, arc, tungsten inert gas (TIG) and metal inert gas (MIG) welding processes. You will spend the majority of class time on practical shop work, plus mathematics, science, industrial communications and blueprint reading. Welding Manitoba
RED RIVER COLLEGE Collision Refinishing – RED RIVER COLLEGE This program develops the skills for working with minor sheet metal damage, including aluminum substrates. It also covers minor panel replacement; interior and exterior trim; moulding removal and installation; proper methods of substrate preparation and refinishing; and repair estimating. Core Training Manitoba
RED RIVER COLLEGE Automotive Technician – Diploma – RED RIVER COLLEGE Training alternates between three sessions of classroom instruction and three sessions of four-week work experience placements. Classroom instruction will broaden your knowledge in the automotive electronics area and will also cover engine management, fuel injection and ABS brakes. Core Training Manitoba
RED RIVER COLLEGE Automotive Technician – Certificate – RED RIVER COLLEGE Students will develop the knowledge and skills required to disassemble, inspect, machine, calibrate and reassemble motor vehicle units and components. They will study internal combustion engines, automatic and standard transmissions, brakes, steering, electrical circuits, wiring and fuel systems. Core Training Manitoba
ST. CLAIR COLLEGE Welding Techniques – ST. CLAIR COLLEGE The goal of the welding program is to provide graduates with comprehensive theoretical knowledge and extensive practical hands-on skills to find employment in small and large organizations. Welding Ontario
PARKLAND COLLEGE Welding Certificate – PARKLAND COLLEGE Learn on state-of-the-art equipment and one-of-a-kind projects in our Trades and Technology Centre’s new welding shop. You will receive training in multiple welding processes, operating fabrication equipment, using blueprints, general shop practice and shop safety. Your Saskatchewan Polytechnic Welding certificate may give you credit for Level 1 and Level 2 apprenticeship training, as well as 1,200 hours of trade time credit provided that you meet the academic and timeline requirements. Welding Saskatchewan
ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE Welding & Fabrication Technician – ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE The program delivers welding technology at the technician level and prepares students for the demands of the welding industry. Graduates of this two-year program are eligible to receive an Ontario college diploma. They also receive the equivalent of all the in-school training necessary to meet the requirements of the provincially administered welder apprenticeship program. Welding Ontario
ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGE The School of Skilled Trades at the Cornwall campus offers the in-school study portion of the apprenticeship. Areas of study include engines, fuel and electrical systems, powertrains, steering, suspension and brakes, and applied shop practice, including safety, welding, air conditioning and more. Apprenticeship Ontario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES Prep Technician – SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES Base coat systems, blending procedures, clearcoats, job functions, masking and taping, metal prep, OEM issues, polishing techniques, production tips, repair procedures, safety procedures and equipment, single-stage systems, spray guns, and surface cleaners. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES Jobber Level 2 – SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES Equipment, Formula Express, OEM update, problem-solving techniques, product positioning, removing topcoat defects, restoring corrosion protection, safety procedures and equipment, selling concepts and procedures, special-effect topcoat repair procedure, specifying materials for productivity, topcoat systems
– options and application, and undercoat systems – options and application.
Paint & Refinishing Ontario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES Jobber Level 1 – SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES Abrasive usage and positioning, computer formula retrieval, equipment, paint coating technology, product positioning, safety procedures and equip- ment, sanding and polishing techniques, selling concepts and procedures, surface preparation and corrosion protection, topcoat systems – options and application,and undercoat systems – options and application. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES ATX Refinish Painter Certification – SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES Designed to introduce shop personnel to this new product line. The only course that will certify painters for ATX™ Refinish System 3 year limited warranty. Instructions for the proper application and usage of the ATX™ Refinish System. Safety procedures and equipment. Surface preparation and corrosion protection. Undercoat and topcoat systems, options and applications.Chemistry of paint. Using colour documentation. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES Improving Workshop
Efficiency – SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES
The theory and mechanics of lean production, understanding and implementing process improvement. Methods to utilize people, space and equipment for the maximum bottom-line impact. How to reduce variation and to identify and fix the causes of problems. Management & Estimating Ontario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES Estimating Solutions for
Profit – SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHES
The skills, information and tools necessary to provide a memorable customer interaction process. The methods one must have in order to receive, understand, help and keep customers. The Sherwin-Williams Achieving Service Excellence course teaches skills and practices that intentionally and consistently provide impeccable service. Management & Estimating Ontario
NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE Welder Apprenticeship Training – NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE All NIC training programs follow the criteria set by the Industry Training Authority (ITA) to ensure your trade qualifications meet current industry standards. NIC offers the following apprenticeship technical training levels: WLA-100, level 1; WLA-200, level 2; WLA-300, level 3; WSM-400, and specialty metals endorsement. Welding British Columbia
NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Foundation Harmonized Certificate – NORTH ISLAND COLLEGE You will train in a shop similar to that found in a normal work environment. Special emphasis is placed on brake system servicing; steering, suspension service and wheel alignment; scheduled vehicle service; vehicle electrical and electronic systems; safety; and troubleshooting techniques. Also offered at the Port Alberni campus. Core Training British Columbia
ACADEMY CANADA Automotive Service Technician
(Pre-employment) – ACADEMY CANADA
Provides students with skills that are needed to work as a first-year apprentice, including safety, engine systems, drivelines, electrical, HVAC, steering, braking systems, suspension, body components, trim, restraint systems and hybrid/ alternative fuel systems. Students spend time divided equally between the classroom and automotive shop. Core Training Newfoundland
DURHAM COLLEGE, WHITBY CAMPUS Automotive Technician – Service and Management (Motive Power Technician) – DURHAM COLLEGE, WHITBY CAMPUS Create work orders; diagnose engines, electrical/fuel systems, motive power driveline, directional control systems (steering, suspension and brakes) and air conditioning; understand management principles, such as business structure, accounting, human resources management and parts/supply management. Core Training Ontario
DURHAM COLLEGE, WHITBY CAMPUS Welding Engineering Technician – DURHAM COLLEGE, WHITBY CAMPUS This program will teach students to create and read blueprints; give them the skills of fitting metals and understanding their characteristics; equip them to work safely in the industry; and give them practical experience in welding shop and inspection methods. Welding Ontario
CONFEDERATION COLLEGE Motive Power Techniques – Automotive – CONFEDERATION COLLEGE Covers all the basics of maintaining and repairing vehicle systems, such as electrical/electronics, fuels, brakes, gear trains, steering and suspension on motor vehicles and light trucks. Core Training Ontario
CONFEDERATION COLLEGE Mechanical Techniques – CONFEDERATION COLLEGE Combines in-class learning with practical demonstrations and hands-on instruction. Topics include mechanical practices, machine shop, welding practices, trades science, engineering graphics and industrial design. Core Training Ontario
CONFEDERATION COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship – CONFEDERATION COLLEGE Training includes work practices, engine systems, electrical, electronic, emissions and fuels, drivetrain systems and suspensions, steering and brake systems, air conditioning systems. Apprenticeship Ontario
I-CAR DAM05
Aluminum Panels and Structures Damage Analysis
(IL French and English) – I-CAR
Explain aluminum properties and identify differences. Analyze damage to aluminum exterior panels and identify repair procedures. Analyze damage to aluminum structural parts and understand repair considerations. Identify different areas of a repair facility and understand the functions of specific equipment. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR RCY01
Recycled Parts for Collision Repair – I-CAR
Understand the automotive recycling industry and organizations. Describe the considerations for using and ordering recycled parts. Identify parts that are commonly recycled and those that are not. Determine if a part has been previously repaired. Understand the steps for preparing and installing recycled parts. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR QUA01 – Inspecting Repairs For Quality Control – I-CAR Explain the importance of conducting post-repair inspections. Identify repairs that should be inspected before coatings are applied. Explain how to use various inspection tools to access hard-to-see repair areas. Identify refinish defects and signs of improper masking. Explain how to verify corrosion protection has been properly applied. Describe considerations for pre-delivery and post-delivery inspections. Understand how to effectively communicate information regarding repair to the customer. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR PM145L01
Refining the Team and
the Business – I-CAR
Perform human capital functions using human resources guidelines and business rules. Identify production staffing needs using a staffing model. Schedule team members’ vacations using a management system and calendar. Verify that team members’ training is current per shop needs using a training schedule. Monitor worker safety using safety guidelines. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR PM140V01
Developing the Team and the Business – I-CAR
Perform employee mentoring/coaching using various leadership models. Perform team member reviews using a management system. Co-ordinate team member training and safety-related needs. Communicate shop metrics to leadership team using a management system. Monitor shop KPIs using a management system. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR PM135E01
Optimizing Processes, Equipment and Compliance – I-CAR
Explain the 5S lean process and how it relates to optimized workflow. Inspect the building to determine maintenance issues. Understand parking lot, building and vehicle security measures. Know the importance of equipment maintenance and maintenance schedules. Understand regulatory compliance issues and listing steps required to ensure the shop stays in compliance. Know the importance of determining proper inventory levels and storage areas. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR PM130E01
Quality is Your Business – I-CAR
Verify technicians’ complete quality-control checklists using shop SOPs. Match parts invoices to the repair order invoice. Verify that customer requests are completed. Compare all repair orders, sublet work and supplemental. Discuss the importance of quality checks after the repair. Examine overall repair quality using shop SOPs. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR PM125V01
Problem Solving for
Workflow Changes – I-CAR
Assess workflow problems and evaluate work-in-progess for potential solutions. Determine technician workload. Determine staffing needs based on workflow problems and how to reassign technician work based on skill, OEM training and/ or availability. Manage workflow adjustments with outside vendors to ensure a smooth repair process. Demonstrate how to adjust delivery dates and adjust technician workload based on supplement changes to the repair. Demonstrate how to revise a repair schedule based on a parts order delay. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR PM120L01
Synchronizing Workflow through Team Communication – I-CAR
Recognize the tools needed to conduct review-and-release meetings with technicians. Understand the value of using and updating a computer management system. Identify the communication methods needed to properly share information with the team. Know the principles of conducting cycle time, quality and work-in-progess reviews. Implement awareness skills and identify roadblocks in production. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR PM115E01
Workflow Essentials – I-CAR
Understand how supplements affect production, costs and staff by identifying missing items, time involved and repair or replace decisions for each job. Survey the shop floor using the quality control, roadblock, and parts status techniques taught in this course. Determine the facility capacity by using the big-picture approach. Identify the right technicians for the jobs to increase efficiency. Un- derstand how to analyze paint-shop and estimating capacity for the facility. Match equipment needs to the jobs in progess. Apply the proper staff at the right time while encouraging a learning culture. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR PM110V01
Matching the Repair to
the Team – I-CAR
Identify staff capabilities and workload using a computer management system. Explain how to assign a job to an available technician or team. Perform estimate and vehicle reviews with assigned technician using shop SOPs. Communicate current job status using a computer management system. Identify available workflow availability by the technician/team using a computer management system. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR PM105E01
Before the Repair Starts – I-CAR
Demonstrate job file review processes. Explain insurance needs (including DRP and non-DRP). Identify express jobs using a checklist of express-related items. Demonstrate mappingof a customer vehicle. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR PM101E01
Learning Culture Overview – I-CAR
Understand the importance of the I-CAR study observations. Describe an Industrial Age mind set and how to identify it. Apply the principles of knowledge management. Understand the definition, key principles and benefits of a learning culture. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR DAM15
Advanced Steering and Suspension Systems Damage Analysis
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Understand electronically controlled steering and suspension systems and damage analysis considerations, plus identify parts and understand their operation. Identify tire pressure monitoring systems and parts. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR DAM13e
Basic Electronics Damage Analysis – I-CAR
Identify the basic requirements for a circuit and understand how circuit values are measured. Understand other parts of a circuit. Recognize collision damage to wiring and the possibilities for repair. Identify the tools and steps required when troubleshooting an electrical circuit problem. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR DAM07
Damage Analysis of Advanced Automotive Systems
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify whether a vehicle is equipped with various advanced vehicle systems. Understand how specific features are designed to operate and how they are integrated with other vehicle systems. Determine if a system is operating properly during the damage analysis process. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR DAM03
Mechanical Systems Analysis – I-CAR
Inspecting HVAC systems. Inspecting electrical systems. Inspecting gasoline- electric hybrid vehicles. Inspecting electro mechanical vehicle options. Inspecting drivetrain. Inspecting brake systems. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR DAM01
Vehicle Identification, Estimating Systems, and Terminology – I-CAR
Interpreting damage reports. Understanding industry definitions. Identifying types of finishes. Obtaining vehicle information. Writing a damage report. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR ALT03
Alternative Fuel Vehicle Damage Analysis and Safety – I-CAR
See description in Health & Safety section. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR ALT02
Hybrid Electric And Alternative Fuel Vehicles (IL English and French) – I-CAR
See description in Health & Safety section. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR GE001L01
Understanding Cycle Time Process – I-CAR
Manufacturing trends, new equipment, materials and procedures for American and foreign vehicle brands. Also covers an introduction to diagnostics and scan tools, inlcuding OE posiitons, shop standard operating procedures, and OEM and aftermarket scan tools. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR DAM12
Steel Structures Damage Analysis
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
After completing this course, you will be able to: Identify the different types of vehicle designs; explain how unitized structures are designed to collapse; understand how different impact angles transfer collision energy and create different types of damage; comprehend how to make point-to-point measurements and computerized, three-dimensional measuring results and identify structural damage. Identify general repair considerations for vehicle structures, including front, side and rear and identify structural parts and common techniques for analyzing damage. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR DAM11
Restraint Systems Damage Analysis (IL English Only) – I-CAR
After completing this course, you will be able to: identify the various types of passive restraint systems and their parts; understand required replacement or inspections for passive restraint-system parts; identify seatbelt system parts and proper operation, and determine replacement considerations and recognize seat damage and determine repair vs. replacement decisions. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR DAM10
Exterior Panels Damage
Analysis
(IL French and English) – I-CAR
After completing this course, you will be able to: identify parts of the front bumper assembly and recognize damage to side body panels; recognize front exterior body panels and front lighting systems; be able to identify door damage and make repair vs. replace decisions; identify types of movable glass damage; recognize rear closure panels and understand parts of rear bumper assemblies; identify parts of rear lighting systems and parts of pickup truck box assemblies; and identify aftermarket parts. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR DAM08
Advanced Material Damage Analysis
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify advanced materials and describe their characteristics and applications. Explain how advanced vehicle construction materials affect collision energy -management and damage analysis considerations. Make repair vs. replace decisions for specific advanced materials. Describe the effects of heat and straightening on different advanced materials. Explain advanced materials recycled-parts considerations, joining methods, corrosion protection and refinishing considerations. Management & Estimating Ontario
I-CAR DAM06
Steering And Suspension Damage Analysis
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Learning objectives: understand general concepts for steering and suspension systems. Identify damaged steering and suspension parts; determine damaged parts that cause steering and wheel-tracking problems; analyze caster, camber, toe, and other alignment angles; and understand ride heights difference, additional inspection methods, and how to use alignment angle readings. Management & Estimating Ontario
CAMBRIAN COLLEGE Motive Power Technician
–Service And Management (VMTN) – CAMBRIAN COLLEGE
You will learn to diagnose and repair complex wiring systems, understand serial data communications and perform quality repairs. Emissions systems, automatic transmissions, ABS brakes, air conditioning, computer applications, scan tools, lab scopes and gas analyzers will be explored in depth. Core Training Ontario
CAMBRIAN COLLEGE Welding And Fabrication Technician (WFTN) – CAMBRIAN COLLEGE Working in the college’s welding lab, you will take metal fabrication projects from the engineering drawing stage through cutting and forming processes to the welding and inspection phases. You will have unique opportunities to put your welding skills into practice by working on real community and applied research projects. Welding Ontario
I-CAR SPS09 Best Practices For High-Strength Steel Repairs
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Objectives: Identify how to test for HSS and UHSS, and common locations UHSS can be found. Understand the considerations and implications of heating HSS and UHSS. Understand best practices for removing and attaching parts on HSS and UHSS vehicles. Understand the considerations surrounding different attachment methods when working on HSS and UHSS parts. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR SPS08 Steel Full-Frame Technologies and Repair (IL English and French) – I-CAR Objectives: Identify trends in full-frame vehicle design and construction. Identify issues related to full-frame repair. Repair full-frame and unitized body damage following vehicle maker’s procedures. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR SPS07
Steel Unitized Structures Technologies and Repair (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Objectives: Describe basic metallurgy and its impact on the collision repair industry. Explain how the use of new materials used in vehicles relates to collision repair dynamics. Understand why vehicle makers are moving toward advanced high- strength steels. Identify the repair considerations for advanced high-strength steels and new vehicle construction processes. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR SPS03 Steel Full-Frame Sectioning
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Objectives: Identify body-over-frame designs. Analyze full-frame damage. Repair cracks in full frames. Examples of OEM full-frame sectioning procedures. Analyzing and repairing full-frame attachments. Repair vehicle body assembly. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR MEA01
Measuring
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Objectives: Identify point-to-point measuring equipment and operation. Identify three- dimensional measuring equipment and operation. Understand vehicle dimension specifications. Make vehicle measurements. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR HON11e Honda & Acura High-Strength Steel Repair
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
See description in OEM-Specific Training section. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR GLA02
Stationary Glass
IL English and French) – I-CAR
Objectives: Understand the role of stationary glass. Identify glass construction and stationary glass adhesive. Explain methods for removing and installing a windshield. Describe proper pinchweld preparation. Recognize steps for preparing the glass and applying the adhesive. Define the different methods for troubleshooting and ensuring proper installation. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR FFR01
Full Frame Partial Replacement
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Objectives: Understand OEM repair procedures for many current full-frame vehicles. Identify various full-frame designs, construction methods and repair considerations. Understand partial replacement at factory seams and sectioning options for full-frame vehicles. Differentiate welding requirements for full-frames vs. unibody parts. Describe repair and replacement considerations for full-frame attachments. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR DTS01e Cadillac DTS Front Lower Rail Replacement – I-CAR See description in OEM-Specific Training section. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR CAL01 Dodge Caliber Front Rail Replacement – I-CAR Dodge Caliber front rail replacement. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR ADH01
Adhesive Bonding (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Objectives: Identify adhesive bonding materials and describe differences. Explain considerations surrounding the working with adhesives. Know how to prepare adhesives for application and use them for panel attachment. Identify and work with one- and two-part adhesives. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR TRM03e Removing and Installing Exterior Trim, Pinstripes, and Decals (IL English and French) – I-CAR See description in Non-Structural section. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
I-CAR REF09 – Color Theory, Mixing Toners,
and Tinting
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify how tri-coat finish affects colour. Understand how metallics and pearls affect colors. Recognize how a refinish formula is chosen. Explain how to mix toners to make the base coat. Describe how to evaluate a spray-out panel to the vehicle. Distinguish items and practices used for tinting. Describe how to tint using plotting. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
I-CAR REF07 Waterborne Products, Systems, and Application
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Explain why waterborne products are used and which waterborne products are available. Understand the difference between waterborne and solvent- borne refinishing materials. Identify the environmental impact and reasons for converting to waterborne refinishing materials. Understand preparation, mixing and application considerations. Explain the facility requirements for waterborne refinishing materials. Recognize proper storage and disposal procedures of waterborne materials. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
I-CAR REF04 Detailing
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Perform a thorough vehicle inspection and identify defects in a vehicle finish. Be able to remove finish defects by using the proper removal procedures. Understand interior and exterior detailing. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
I-CAR REF02 Surface Preparation and Masking (IL English and French) – I-CAR Finish identification; masking; understanding proper spray gun technique; preparing substrates and applying primers; and making test panels. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
I-CAR REF01 Refinishing Equipment and VOC Regulations
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Understanding spray guns; using compressed air; creating the proper spray environment; understanding VOC rules and regulations; and mixing refinish materials. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
I-CAR CPS01 Corrosion Protection
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
See description in Non-structural section. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
I-CAR VT275E01 Collision Repair for the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado/ GMC Sierra – I-CAR After completing this course, students will be able to identify the body changes to the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado/GMC Sierra; describe the differences in the repair procedures for the truck models; identify the metals used in the body, unitized structure and frame; identify the procedures available for the front structure, body panels and floor pan; identify structural repair procedures; describe the sectioning procedures for the frame; and identify available ADAS. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR VT245E01 Using Vehicle Maker Repair Procedures – I-CAR Course provides an overview of the importance of following OEM-specific repair requirements and the many resources available to find them. Topics that will be covered are OEM-specific websites, I-CAR resources, service bulletins and other resources. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR VT240E01
Understanding Volvo Collision Repair (English only) – I-CAR
Participants will be able to understand the collision repair procedures and requirements for the Volvo model line and describe how to navigate through the Volvo repair information website. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR VT230E01
Understanding Volkswagen Collision Repair (English only) – I-CAR
Participants will be able to understand the collision repair procedures and requirements for the Volkswagen model line. Describe how to navigate through the Volkswagen repair information website, and explain the mandatory steps for repairing Volkswagen vehicles. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR VT225E01
General Motors (GM) Company Collision Repair Overview – I-CAR
Participants will be able to describe the new way body repair information is being provided on the GM repair website, list several sources of repair information for GM vehicles and understand GM’s calibration requirements for different advanced driver-assist systems. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR VT205E01
Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Collision Repair Overview – I-CAR
Fiat Chrysler collision repair overview. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR NI007E01
Nissan LEAF Technologies and Repair Considerations – I-CAR
Nissan LEAF technologies and repair considerations is a one-hour course focusing on the 2018 Nissan LEAF’s features and technologies, such as ProPILOT Assist, e-Pedal and other intelligent driving features. Calibration procedures for ADAS systems and repair considerations for the body structure, high voltage systems, heating and A/C, electronic cooling systems, and steering and suspension will also be discussed. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR HON12e
Honda & Acura Restraints Collision Repair
(IL French and English) – I-CAR
Locate the Honda and Acura service information necessary for restraint systems post-collision repairs. Identify repair and inspection procedures required to restore Honda and Acura restraint systems after deployment. Obtain and confirm that the correct Honda and Acura restraint system replacement parts are installed. Describe basic Honda and Acura restraints system troubleshooting procedures. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR HON11e
Honda & Acura High-Strength Steel Repair
(IL French and English) – I-CAR
Identify the different grades of high-strength steel parts used in Honda and Acura vehicles. Identify high-strength steel parts and locate repair instructions using Honda and Acura service information. Clearly define approved repair methods for different grades of high-strength steel. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR HON10e
Using Honda and Acura Service Information
(IL French and English) – I-CAR
State why using factory service information is critical and recognize the possible consequences of not using it. Identify Honda and Acura service publications. Navigate ServiceExpress to find basic service information. Locate frequently used Honda and Acura repair information in body repair and service manuals. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR HON01
Collision Repair for Honda and Acura Vehicles
(IL French and English) – I-CAR
Provides up-to-date technical information on current Honda and Acura vehicle models, vehicle features, general repair considerations, and more. Identify current vehicle models and service and repair information. Recognize vehicle materials and features and understand general and vehicle-specific repair considerations. Identify mechanical and electrical and hybrid electric and alternative fuel vehicle repair considerations. Define general corrosion protection and refinishing procedures. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR GMC02
Online General Motors Stationary Glass Replacement – I-CAR
The learning objectives for this program include: explaining the structural role of the windshield in vehicle design; listing the safety standards set forth by the Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standards; identifying GM adhesive recommendations; identifying pinchweld inspection, preparation and repair; explaining windshield removal procedures; explaining the steps required for installing windshield; and identifying troubleshooting procedures. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR GEN03
Collision Repair for General Motors Vehicles – I-CAR
Identify service information sources, restraints, and steering and suspension systems for GM vehicles. Explain construction materials and general repair processes for GM vehicles. Understand repair and replacement considerations and procedures for specific GM models. Identify GM position statements and technical service bulletins. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR GEN01
Collision Repair Overview for the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 – I-CAR
Locating GM service information. Identifying the construction materials. Making non-structural repairs. Using GMA (MIG) pulse welding equipment. Making structural repairs. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR FOR05 Collision Repair for Ford and Lincoln Vehicles – I-CAR Identify current Ford and Lincoln vehicle models and their service and repair options. Explain Ford Motor collision repair position statements. Identify materials, joining methods and repair considerations for Ford and Lincoln vehicles. Explain corrosion protection and refinishing considerations. Understand electrical and mechanical system considerations. Identify restraint system considerations. Explain considerations for Ford and Lincoln hybrid and diesel fuel vehicles. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR DTS01e
Cadillac DTS Front Lower Rail Replacement – I-CAR
Identify parts related to the repair procedure, required materials and equipment, removal and installation procedures. Understand considerations surronding straightening steel parts. Understand procedures for full part replacement. Identify mechanical and electrical parts that need to be removed and must be disconnected before repairs begin. Understand welding preparation procedures. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR TRM03e
Removing and Installing Exterior Trim, Pinstripes and Decals
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Describe methods for application and removal of pinstripes and decals. Explain processes for installing door trim panels, handles, and lock cylinders. Identify interior and exterior parts and understand how to remove and replace them. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR PLA03
Plastic and Composite Repair (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify different types of plastics by their characteristics. Understand correct preparation procedures for plastics. Identify different types of plastics used on today’s vehicles and the correct methods to repair each. Recognize proper adhesives for different repairs and when to use adhesion promoter. Perform one- and two-sided plastic adhesive repairs and mounting tab repairs. Understand the considerations surrounding refinishing plastic parts. Identify the types of plastic welds in automotive applications. Identify welding equipment and its uses. Explain how hot-air welds and airless welds are made. Identify differences between a fusion weld and an adhesion weld. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR LSC04e
Automotive Lighting (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify interior and exterior lamps, as well as different types of headlamps. Describe repair considerations surrounding operation and repair of headlamps. Understand collision-related problems in exterior and interior lighting. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR HEA03e
Working with Coolant and HVAC Controls
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify types of engine coolant. Understand HVAC parts and controls. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR HEA02e
Cooling System Operation and Parts (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Understand cooling system operation and how to properly inspect parts. Understand the function of radiators and water pumps, plus considerations for repairing different types of water pumps. Identify auxiliary coolers and temperature controls. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR GLA01
Movable Glass
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify the roles of movable glass in vehicles and types of drive mechanisms. Understand considerations for replacing rear body and side door glass. Describe parts of window regulators and window channels. Understand removal and replacement considerations for sunroofs and removable glass panels. Know how to complete post-collision inspection processes. Analyze damage and troubleshoot for glass and electrical problems. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR FOM01
Automotive Foams (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Understand uses and application procedures for automotive foam. Understand structural foam considerations and curing methods. Identify procedures related to installation of expandable foam. Understand how to choose correct replacement materials. Know how to work safely around automotive foams. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR EXT04e
Bolted-On Exterior Panels, Part 2
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify and understand considerations related to bolted-on exterior panel replacement parts; replacing bumpers, hoods and fenders; and removing and installing rear closure panels. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR CPS01
Corrosion Protection (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Recognize causes of corrosion and understand the corrosion protection processes of manufacturers. Identify the steps required in determining where to apply anti-corrosion compounds and undercoatings. Understand the considerations for properly preparing parts for corrosion protection coatings. Explain how to apply corrosion protection materials. Identify the function and location of chip- resistant coating and how to replace it during the repair process. Identify seam sealer characteristics and applications. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR AIR03e
Air Conditioning, Part 2 (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify, diagnose and troubleshoot air conditioning system operations. Identify HVAC systems. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR AIR02e
Air Conditioning, Part 1 (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Understand air conditioning system operation and identify refrigerant and oils. Understand air conditioning service tools and equipment used for specific repair processes. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR ADH01
Adhesive Bonding (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify adhesive bonding materials and describe differences. Explain considerations surrounding working with adhesives. Know how to prepare adhesives for application and use them for panel attachment. Identify and work with one- and two-part adhesives. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR ISS00 Intro to Safety Systems – I-CAR An introduction to safety systems. Health & Safety Ontario
I-CAR IPS00 Intro to Personal Safety – I-CAR An introduction to personal safety. Health & Safety Ontario
I-CAR HAP01 Online – Hazardous Airborne Pollutant Reduction – I-CAR Explain and evaluate EPA regulations, identify hazardous air pollutants
(HAP), use the appropriate personal protection equipment, identifying how
to reduce consumption of methylene chloride (MeCl) paint stripper, identify spray application techniques and gun adjustments that reduce HAP, identify spray gun cleaning requirements and identify spray booth requirements and
filter maintenance schedules.
Health & Safety Ontario
I-CAR ALT03 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Damage Analysis and Safety – I-CAR Objectives: explain how to take safe measures when working on hybrid electric and alternative-fuel vehicles; understand high-voltage issues with electric A/C5 systems; identify new applications for hybrid technology and unique hybrid system features; know how to properly care for a high voltage battery; and identify the different types of alternative fuel vehicles. Health & Safety Ontario
I-CAR ALT02 Hybrid Electric And Alternative Fuel Vehicles
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Participants will be able to protect themselves and others when disconnecting high voltage on BAS, two-mode and other hybrid electric vehicle applications; avoid costly mistakes associated with incorrect repairs; be able to perform thorough damage analysis on hybrid electric vehicles; be able to identify and work safely around CNG and propane-fuelled vehicles; and get an overview of the newest technology surrounding plug-in electric and fuel-cell powered vehicles. Health & Safety Ontario
I-CAR WCS03 Steel GMA (MIG)
Welding Qualification Series (no IL version) – I-CAR
The Steel GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification Series begins with a brief presentation of machine setup and maintenance of steel GMA (MIG) welding, as well as provides information on weld defect identification and correction, and how welds will be visually and destructively testing for qualification. Next, students will apply their knowledge through practice with combinations of GMA (MIG) plug, fillet, open butt and butt joint with backing welds. The course concludes with the Steel GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification test. Welding Ontario
I-CAR WCA05 Ford Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding
(no IL version) – I-CAR
See description in Aluminum section. Welding Ontario
I-CAR WCA03 Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification Series
(no IL version) – I-CAR
See description in Aluminum section. Welding Ontario
I-CAR ST085L01 Measuring, Anchoring and Pulling Strategies, Hands-on Skill Development – I-CAR Students are expected to: Correctly set up the measuring equipment; identify vehicle specifications; make 3D measurements; and interpret and discuss measurement results. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR SSS01
Structural Straightening Steel
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Objectives: Understand when to use heat for straightening and the proper use and control of heat to retain structural integrity. Gauge when straightening is needed for a repair and when it is needed to prepare for a replacement procedure. Determine various anchoring locations and the correct placement of clamps. Protect yourself and others around you during the straightening and pulling processes. Understand the various types of pulling methods and how to monitor pulling force. Identify proper stress-relieving techniques throughout the straightening process. Understand considerations for straightening full-frame vehicles, including removing diamond, sway and mash. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR SPS11
Sectioning of Steel Unitized Structures
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Objectives: Understand why I-CAR has adapted its position on sectioning and why general sectioning guidelines no longer apply. Understand the various types of sectioning joints used by vehicle makers. Considerations for sectioning vs. part replacement. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR SPS10
Replacement of Steel Unitized Structures
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Objectives: Removing and replacing spot welds and OEM laser welds. When to replace at factory seams and when to fully replace a steel unitized part. Considerations for working with other materials, such as aluminum, magnesium, and plastics, on primarily steel vehicles. Considerations for disassembling an assembly in the absence of vehicle maker specifications. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR SPS05
Structural Parts Steel Qualification Series (no IL Version) – I-CAR
In order to take SPS05, you must have a current WCS03 –Steel GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification. Successful completion of SPS05 brings an automatic renewal of WCS03. The principles and techniques of structural steel sectioning are covered. Welding principles, equipment setup and preparation are briefly reviewed. Measuring, cutting and part alignment are covered before hands-on practice and testing. The steel sectioning qualification test is performed to demonstrate the technician’s ability to perform proper steel part sectioning. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR FOR06 2015 Ford F-150
Structural Repair Training Course
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
See description in OEM-Specific Training section. Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR TRM02e Removing and Installing Hardware Interior Trim
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
See description in Non-Structural section. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
I-CAR WCA05
Ford Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding (no IL version) – I-CAR
See description in Aluminum section. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR FRD01
Collision Repair Overview for the Ford F-150 – I-CAR
Determining vehicle service information and identification. Working with trim, hardware and glass. Identifying construction materials. Replacing and aligning exterior panels. Understanding mechanical and restraint systems. Making frame repairs. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR FOR06 2015 Ford F-150
Structural Repair Training Course
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Understand safe practices when working with aluminum. Identify the Ford heating limits for straightening. Understand Ford’s position on repairing cracks in aluminum parts and in the frame assembly. Determine the approved adhesive and types of rivets. Understand the difference between welding on aluminum vs. steel. Understand what steel strengths are used in the F-150 frame and what frame repairs are supported by Ford. Explain vehicle-specific repairs, such as: what can be done to the magnesium radiator core support; how close to a hinge or striker a cut line can be for repairs; and repairing a extruded rocker panel. OEM Specific Training Ontario
I-CAR WNW01
Wind Noise and Water Leaks
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify causes of and understanding the effects of wind noise and water leaks. Diagnostic procedures for locating wind noise and water leaks. Identifying repair materials and repairing wind noise and water leaks. Prevent wind noise and water leaks. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR TRM02e
Removing and Installing Hardware Interior Trim (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify hardware and understand correct uses. Understand how to work with trim and mouldings. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR STS01
Cosmetic Straightening Steel
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify characteristics and considerations for steel repairs. Examine different types of damage and understand repair procedures. Understand procedures and considerations for application of paintless dent repair. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR STE04
Wheel Alignment and Diagnostic Angles
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Perform wheel alignments. Understand diagnostic measurements. Measure and adjust caster, camber and toe. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR STE03
Rack and Pinion and Parallelogram Steering Systems
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Diagnosing steering wheel and column damage. Identifying parallelogram, and rack and pinion steering systems. Understanding power steering systems. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR STE02
Suspension Systems (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Understanding front and rear suspension designs and repair issues. Understanding ride dampeners. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR EXT03e
Bolted-On Exterior Panels, Part 1
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Identify and understand considerations surrounding working with bolted-on exterior panel replacement parts. Understand removal and installation procedures for doors. Analyze and diagnose the source of leaks and understand how to install weatherstripping. Non-Structural Repair Ontario
I-CAR WCA05
Ford Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding – I-CAR
This series includes instruction, hands-on practice and testing for welds used in repairing aluminum vehicle structures. Participants are instructed how to set up and tune a welding machine, address safety issues, prepare metal surfaces and perform proper welding techniques. Hands-on practice welds include GMA (MIG) plug, fillet and butt joint with backing welds. The program concludes with the Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification test. Aluminum Ontario
I-CAR WCA03
Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification Series – I-CAR
This series includes instruction, hands-on practice and testing for welds used in repairing aluminum vehicle structures. Participants are instructed how to set up and tune a welding machine, address safety issues, prepare metal surfaces and perform proper welding techniques. Hands-on practice welds include GMA (MIG) plug, fillet and butt joint with backing welds. The program concludes with the Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification test. Aluminum Ontario
I-CAR FOR06 2015 Ford F-150
Structural Repair Training Course
(IL English and French) – I-CAR
Participants will: understand safe practices when working with aluminum. Identify the Ford heating limits for straightening. Understand Ford’s position on repairing cracks in aluminum parts and in the frame assembly. Determine the approved adhesive and rivets for use on Ford vehicles. Describe why aluminum flanges may be different than what are used on steel and what is different about welding on aluminum vs. steel. Understand what steel strengths are used in the F-150 frame and what frame repairs are supported by Ford. Explain vehicle-specific repairs, such as: what can be done to the magnesium radiator core support; how close to a hinge or striker a cut line can be for repairs; and repairing the extruded rocker panel. Aluminum Ontario
I-CAR APR01
Aluminum Exterior Panel Repair and Replacement (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Explain how hardening changes the characteristics of aluminum. Describe how to use dye penetrant for locating damage. Reduce cross-contamination between metals. Understand the importance of using dedicated tools for working on aluminum. Explain the requirements of working with adhesives. Describe how to hem a panel. Understand some considerations for welding aluminum. List the different processes used for removing damage in cosmetic panels. Describe the different aluminum panel attachment methods. Know how to prepare an aluminum surface for body filler and refinishing. Aluminum Ontario
I-CAR ALI01
Aluminum Intensive Vehicle Repairs (IL English and French) – I-CAR
Course focuses on: understanding aluminum in structural applications; identifying uses of castings and repair or replace considerations; preventing galvanic corrosion; straightening considerations, including work hardening and workability; and working with rivets. Students will simulate aluminum repair decisions through small group activities and props. Aluminum Ontario
NORTHERN COLLEGE Welding Engineering Technology – NORTHERN COLLEGE Students learn to develop, qualify and implement welding procedures; to use their knowledge of welding, metallurgy, mechanics and electrical engineering in the design and manufacturing of safe structures; and to inspect and maintain the integrity of such structures while they are in service. Welding Ontario
NORTHERN COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship Program – NORTHERN COLLEGE Northern College offers the three levels of theoretical training required for the automotive service technician apprenticeship. Training is delivered in day release format, one day per week for 40 weeks. In-school training includes instruction in work practices, engine systems, electrical/electronic and emission systems, drivetrain systems, suspension/steering and brake systems, and air conditioning systems. Apprenticeship Ontario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGE Welding And Fabrication Techniques (weekend) – ALGONQUIN COLLEGE This Ontario College Certificate program offered on weekends uses a combination of theory and shop work to enable students to develop the skills necessary to work in the welding and fabrication field. Welding Ontario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGE Welding And Fabrication Techniques – ALGONQUIN COLLEGE Students learn key welding concepts, including reading and interpreting engineering drawings, metallurgy, and joint and metal preparation. Students develop skills in oxy acetylene welding, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, flux-core arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and plasma arc cutting. Welding Ontario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician (ASEP-GM) – ALGONQUIN COLLEGE Designed by General Motors (GM) to prepare for a career with GM dealerships. Alternate between formal in-class training and hands-on work experience in a dealership. Apprentices learn about electrical systems, air conditioning systems, fuel systems, drivelines, engine mechanicals, power trains, steering and suspensions, brakes, options and accessories, computer-operated and assisted systems, truck components and systems, and body and trim. Apprenticeship Ontario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – ALGONQUIN COLLEGE During each level, apprentices study topics such as work practices; engine systems; electrical, electronics, emissions and fuels; drivetrain systems and suspensions; and steering and brake systems. Apprenticeship Ontario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGE Auto Body Repairer – ALGONQUIN COLLEGE Sixty percent of class time is spent in theory and 40 percent in learning practical, hands-on skills. In the basic, intermediate, and advanced levels, apprentices learn the different types of body construction and repair techniques and refinishing procedures. Apprenticeship Ontario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGE Motive Power Technician – ALGONQUIN COLLEGE Students complete all three levels of the apprenticeship training curriculum, earn a college diploma and gain working experience through a paid co-operative placement in the automotive industry in only 16 months through this Co-Op Diploma Apprenticeship program (CODA). Core Training Ontario
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Machine Buffing & Glazing – SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY This is a general interest course for the automotive enthusiast that provides instruction about repairing, protecting and enhancing paint finishes on vehicles. We’ll cover safety, paint finish identification, inspection and analysis and imperfection removal. No automobiles are accepted as projects. Paint & Refinishing Alberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Application of Automotive Primers and Topcoats – SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Safety, paint stripping, basic surface preparation, undercoat/top coat application and spray gun techniques. Paint & Refinishing Alberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Automotive Service Technician
Pre-employment – SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Acquire the skills to perform preventative maintenance, basic diagnosis and repairs on cars and light-duty trucks. You will learn about the systems in today’s vehicles utilizing state-of-the-art tools and equipment. Hands-on practice includes: safety and tools; alignments; suspension and steering; brake service; electrical; and basic maintenance. Core Training Alberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Automotive Service Technology – SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Program provides preparation for an apprenticeship as an automotive service technician. This is a two-year diploma. Automotive courses are provided in a combination of classroom, lab and shop environments. Students will utilize up- to-date equipment, carrying out diagnosis and repairs. Core Training Alberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Automotive Service Technician – SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY This program will train you to perform preventative maintenance, diagnosis and repair on cars and light-duty trucks. Apprenticeship Alberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Auto Body Technician Apprentice – SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY This program will train you to repair and/or replace damaged motor vehicle structures and body components, prepare for refinishing and apply interior and exterior finishes. You may specialize in prepping, refinishing, sheet metal and plastics repair, or frame straightening. Apprenticeship Alberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Auto Body Preparation – SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY This program provides an alternative entry into the autobody industry. Acquire the skills to prepare a vehicle for autobody repair by removing paint finish, taping, sanding and masking. Hands-on practice includes: substrate preparation; application of fillers and undercoats; sanding, taping and masking; component removal, installation and detailing; safety and tools. Apprenticeship Alberta
MANITOBA INSTITUTE OF TRADES & TECHNOLOGY Auto Mechanics – MANITOBA INSTITUTE OF TRADES & TECHNOLOGY Students will learn theory and its practical application while working on automobiles in a shop setting, by performing repairs and by applying basic diagnostic and troubleshooting techniques. Core Training Manitoba
KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY Automotive Service Technician – KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY KPU delivers in-school technical training for Automotive Service Technician apprenticeship levels 1, 2, 3 and 4. The in-school technical training varies for each level and is 6 to 7 weeks in duration. Apprenticeship British Columbia
KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY Automotive Service Technician Certificate (Foundation) – KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY Repairing customer vehicles in a fully operational auto repair shop. Shop safety, inspection, diagnostics, repair and servicing of mechanical, electrical and electronic systems for automobiles and light trucks. Core Training British Columbia
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE Welding And Metal Fabrication – NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE Learn how to read blueprints and plan and implement welding and fabrication processes, including layout through to fitting and fabrication, as well as common welding processes, such as shielded metal arc, flux cored arc and gas metal arc. Welding New Brunswick
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE Welding – NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE You’ll learn a technical understanding of arc welding, welding safety, power sources and electrode classifications and selection. Welding New Brunswick
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Technology – NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE Through a blend of classroom and practical work, students will learn how to diagnose, service and repair complex components using mechanical skills and electronic diagnostic equipment. This apprenticeable trade will prepare students well for contemporary computerized shops. Core Training New Brunswick
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive service technicians diagnose, service and repair a wide range of vehicle issues, including: steering, electrical, suspension, brakes, engines, fuel, exhaust, electronics and accessories for these systems. Students will learn techniques such as brazing, cutting, and welding. This course is also offered at the Saint John campus. Core Training New Brunswick
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE Refinishing Prep and Auto Body Technician – AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE This program provides students with hands-on training and up-to-date information for the occupations of an Auto Body Technician and Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician. The focus is on a strong foundation of the skills required to ensure the student’s successful entry into the auto industry. May also be offered in Toronto, Cambridge, Ont., and Montreal. Core Training British Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE Automotive Technology – AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE In the ATC’s automotive technology training program (approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005), experienced instructors provide students with the classroom and hands-on shop training needed to acquire an entry-level position and perform diagnose and repair of many different makes of automobiles. May also be offered in Toronto, Cambridge, Ont., and Montreal. Core Training British Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE Automotive Service Technician – AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE A combination of both classroom theory (40%) and hands-on training (60%) offers the auto mechanic student the experiences required for entry-level auto mechanic jobs. This auto mechanic pre-apprenticeship program prepares students to engage in the servicing and maintenance of all types and makes of cars. May also be offered in Toronto, Cambridge, Ont., and Montreal. Core Training British Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE Automotive Service Advisor – AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE The Automotive Service Advisor program combines the Automotive Service Consultant, Auto Body Collision Estimator and Parts & Warehousing programs to provide a complete automotive service education. It provides a wide-angle view of dealer/store operations and management procedures within a dealership, a repair facility, a bodyshop or a retail parts store. May also be offered in Toronto, Cambridge, Ont., and Montreal. Core Training British Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE Automotive Detailing – AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE Instruction covers the essentials of preparing a car for the showroom floor and offers hands-on skills in exterior and interior maintenance for used automobiles. Students will receive instruction on a wide variety of surfaces and materials. May also be offered in Toronto, Cambridge, Ont., and Montreal. Core Training British Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE Automotive Collision Estimator – AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE Inspects vehicles to determine the amount of structural, body, mechanical or interior damage using mechanical testing devices, questioning customers about the vehicle or by visual inspection. Calculates cost of labour and parts to fix or replace each affected item and estimate the salvage value of the total vehicle loss. Analyzes repair cost estimates. Determines fees associated with repainting. Fills out insurance claim forms to indicate repair or replacement cost estimates and recommendations. Prepares work orders. Management & Estimating British Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE Automotive Collision Estimator – AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRE Inspects vehicles to determine the amount of structural, body, mechanical or interior damage using mechanical testing devices, questioning customers about the vehicle or by visual inspection. Calculates cost of labour and parts to fix or replace each affected item and estimate the salvage value of the total vehicle loss. Analyzes repair cost estimates. Consults with the collision repair manager or foreman. Determines fees associated with repainting. Fills out insurance claim forms to indicate repair or replacement cost estimates and recommendations. Prepares work orders. May also be offered in Toronto, Cambridge, Ont., and Montreal. Core Training British Columbia
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Solera Canada (Audatex) Refinish Operations Training – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Recording of an Audatex live online training class on understanding the estimating database and how it calculates refinish operations. Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Solera Canada (Audatex) Paintless Dent Repair Estimating – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) This webinar will show you how to set up and use paintless dent repair in your estimates. Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Solera Canada (Audatex) Estimating Optional Features Training – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Optional Features virtual class training. This session provides information on optional features such as PDR, frame dimensions, tire database, estimate check and claims element. Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Solera Canada (Audatex) Database Reference Manuals – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Insight into the Audatex estimating database, plus included operations, formulas
and calculations. Includes: cars; small, medium and heavy trucks; and motorcycles
Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Solera Canada (Audatex) Database Operations Training – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) How to use the Audatex database reference manual and how to identify what
is included and not included in operations.
Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Solera Canada (Audatex) Advanced Database Operations Training – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) In this online class recording, students will learn about the labour database in Audatex Estimating releases, as well as listen in on an open forum discussion of general Q&As related to Audatex Estimating. Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Motorcycle Estimating – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Learn how to use the integrated motorcycle estimating feature. Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Estimate Reading – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) A virtual class that discusses how to read the estimate report in Audatex Estimating. Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) DRP Workflow
Processes – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE)
Information designed for repairers participating in DRP partnerships with insurers. Workflow guides and webinars are available. Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Claims Manager – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Instruction for multi-store repair organizations on the proper procedure for dispatching estimating/repair assignments to their individual repair facilities. Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Basic ADXE Estimating – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) How to write estimates in the Essentials software version of Audatex Estimating. Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Audatex Insight – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Training and documentation for a powerful system that analyzes Canadian shop stats– for both multi-store and single-store operators. Management & Estimating Ontario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) APU for Shops – SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE) Guides users of the Audatex Estimating software through using APU PartsNetwork to supplement their estimates with alternative parts. The training walks the student through the PartsNetwork workflow and allows ADXE users to practise completing PartsNetwork searches. Management & Estimating Ontario
NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Pre-Employment Auto Body Repair – NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Industry regulations, component removal and installation, substrate preparation, welding and basic sheet metal repair. Graduates of the program can challenge the first-period apprenticeship-related theory examination for the autobody technician program. Core Training Alberta
NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Automotive Service Technican – NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Automotive service technicians perform preventative maintenance, diagnose faulty operations and repair automotive vehicles and light trucks. The term of apprenticeship is four years including, a minimum of 1,560 hours of on-the-job training, and eight weeks of technical training each year. Apprenticeship Alberta
NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Auto Body Technician – NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY Repair and replace damaged motor vehicle structures and body components, prepare for refinishing, and apply interior and exterior finishes. Specialize in prepping, refinishing, sheet metal and plastics repair, or frame straightening. Apprenticeship Alberta
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Harmonized Foundation Certificate – VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Graduates will have acquired the basic knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to carry out the duties of an automotive service technician. Upon successful completion of the course, students will receive an Automotive Service Technician Harmonized Foundation Certificate and 450 hours toward the first level of apprenticeship training. Core Training British Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician – VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE An automotive refinishing prep technician typically removes parts, masks, performs chemical cleaning, applies putty, sands, primes and prepares an automobile, truck or bus. Graduates will receive credit toward completion of the Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician apprenticeship: technical training Level 1: work-based training of 450 hours. Core Training British Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Collision Repair Technician – VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE This program offers training in a wide range of skills appropriate to today’s advanced automobile collision repair industry. Training is done with modern equipment and the latest techniques. The program is accredited for apprenticeship. Core Training British Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Apprentice – VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Technical training is divided into four levels, typically taken over four years. Level 1 covers shop safety, tools, suspension, brakes, steering and the fundamentals of an automobile frame. Level 2 focuses on engines. Level 3 provides competency in ignition, fuel and emission control systems. Level 4 covers transmission and drive control systems. Apprenticeship British Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician Apprentice – VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE There is one level of technical training for an auto refinishing preparation apprentice. Students train in classrooms and autobody labs in VCC’s facility at the Broadway campus. Apprenticeship British Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Paint and Refinishing Technician Apprentice – VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Add the finishing touch to your apprenticeship. Learn the latest techniques in automotive paint and refinishing. This technical training program is designed for the apprentice currently working in the automotive collision and repair and automotive refinishing industry. Apprenticeship British Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Glass Technician Apprentice – VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE This program is for an auto glass installation apprentice currently working in the automotive collision repair industry or who wants to return to the industry with an increased, comprehensive skill set. Apprenticeship British Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Collision Repair Technician Apprentice – VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Level 1 covers shop safety, tools and the fundamentals of autobody construction and repairs. Level 2 advances the apprentice’s skills in repairing a wide variety of autobody surfaces. Level 3 completes the training with structural repairs and wheel alignment. Apprenticeship British Columbia
NORTHERN LIGHTS COLLEGE Welding – Apprenticeship – NORTHERN LIGHTS COLLEGE Welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions on both plate and/ or pipe using SMAW, GTAW and FCAW processes. Welders use manual or semi-automatic welding equipment for flame-cutting, brazing and air arcing. Welding British Columbia
NORTHERN LIGHTS COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – Foundation – NORTHERN LIGHTS COLLEGE Examine, test and repair parts, components and systems on cars and light trucks, often using computerized diagnostic equipment. Reassemble and test repaired items against manufacturer standards, perform preventative maintenance, such as wheel alignments, oil changes and tune-ups. Core Training British Columbia
SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC Automotive Service Technician – SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC The Automotive Service Technician course is a one-year certificate program offered in Moose Jaw and Saskatoon. You’ll learn how to diagnose, repair, service and maintain advanced mechanical and electrical systems in today’s vehicles. Core Training Saskatchewan
SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC Automotive Painter – SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC This applied certificate provides a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills needed to work in automotive painting. Students will dismantle and assemble vehicles, hammer out small dings, prepare, prime and refinish vehicle panels, and repair paint defects. They will also spend a week in an autobody shop. Core Training Saskatchewan
SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC Auto Body Technician – SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNIC The program provides a solid foundation in the knowledge and skills needed to work in motor vehicle body repair and refinishing. You’ll get practical training in: basic and advanced metal work; basic and advanced painting; benchwork and safe working procedures; door servicing, glass installation and electrical systems; front sheet metal and plastic material repair; industry communications and math; and welding. Core Training Saskatchewan
POLYVANCE PR-04 — One Day Plastic Repair & Refinishing – POLYVANCE This course is designed to prepare a student with basic body shop knowledge and skills to understand the complete process of repairing and refinishing a plastic bumper cover. The focus will be on PP-blend bumper covers, but the course will also touch on thermoset polyurethane bumpers and other plastic parts, such as headlights and washer bottles. Non-Structural Repair Alabama
POLYVANCE PR-03 — Headlight Repair Course – POLYVANCE This one-hour, video-based, e-learning course will demonstrate how to repair broken headlight tabs with the nitrogen plastic welding system. Non-Structural Repair Alabama
POLYVANCE PR-02 — Plastic Repair & Refinishing – POLYVANCE This course focuses on the hands-on skills needed to repair a bumper from start to finish. This course will cover the following topics: identify different types of plastic; explain the basic nitrogen welding process; properly operate a plastic welder; work dents out of bumpers; weld a tear to the edge of a bumper; repair a torn slot tab, a torn bumper mounting flange or a torn flexible hinge tab; repair a thermoset polyurethane bumper; properly finish the repair with filler and primer; and refinish textured plastic bumpers. Non-Structural Repair Alabama
POLYVANCE PR-01 — Introduction to Nitrogen Plastic Welding – POLYVANCE At the end of this course, students will be able to: identify different types of plastic; explain the basic nitrogen welding process; properly operate a plastic welder; weld a tear to the edge of a bumper; repair a torn slot tab, a torn bumper mounting flange or a torn flexible hinge tab; and repair a thermoset polyurethane bumper. Non-Structural Repair Alabama
POLYVANCE EPR-01
— Estimating Plastic
Repair – POLYVANCE
Estimating plastic repair is an online, self-paced course designed to educate collision damage estimators and technicians in determining the repairability of damaged plastic parts. The course is designed to educate someone with no prior knowledge of plastics or the repair of plastics to the point at which they can confidently discuss the differences in plastic types and repair methods with technicians, and to be able to quickly determine whether a damaged plastic part is a candidate for repair or if it should be replaced. The course is divided into four modules. Management & Estimating Alabama
AKZONOBEL Toronto Training Centre Sikkens Autowave Advanced Product Training – AKZONOBEL Toronto Training Centre What are some of the more challenging jobs you have recently handled? How often do you accelerate your systems and what issues do you encounter? How successful are you with more demanding jobs, such as three-stage systems? This class addresses all of these issues in-depth with hand’s-on learning. Sikkens Product Training is prerequisite. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AKZONOBEL Toronto Training Centre Sikkens Autocoat BT LV650 Product Training – AKZONOBEL Toronto Training Centre The goal of the BTLV650 training is to maximize efficiency and productivity by empowering paint staff with key system knowledge and application techniques. The classroom theory is reinforced with extensive hands-on application time. The full range of BTLV650 products and procedures are covered, as are proper system selection and optimum application techniques. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AKZONOBEL Toronto Training Centre Lesonal WB Product Training – AKZONOBEL Toronto Training Centre Become familiar with the Lesonal WB paint line using a balance of classroom theory and hands-on application exercises. Understand spot repair and blending techniques, plastic parts preparation/finishing and operation of HVLP spray guns. Class is I-CAR- and ASE-certified. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AKZONOBEL Toronto Training Centre Sikkens Colour Tinting – AKZONOBEL Toronto Training Centre The course teaches the principles of colour theory with subject matter ranging from colour direction to colour and brightness flip. Students learn the effects of spray technique on colour, as well as tinting procedures that will control off-shade paint. Extensive detail on solid, two-step metallic and pearl colour theory. Participate in over 75 exercises in colour matching. Class is I-CAR- and ASE- certified. Class is for Autowave and/or Autobase users. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
AKZONOBEL Toronto Training Centre Sikkens Autowave Product Training – AKZONOBEL Toronto Training Centre Become familiar with the Sikkens Autowave paint line using a balance of classroom theory and hands-on application exercises. Understand spot repair and blending techniques, plastic parts preparation/finishing and operation of HVLP spray guns. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
GRANDE PRAIRIE REGIONAL COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – GRANDE PRAIRIE REGIONAL COLLEGE Automotive service technicians perform preventative maintenance, diagnose faulty operations and repair automotive vehicles and light trucks. The term of apprenticeship is four years; including a minimum of 1,560 hours of on-the-job training, and eight weeks of technical training each year. Apprenticeship Alberta
ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Technician – ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Gain essential skills for the automotive service industry while learning in a hands- on environment. The nine-month Automotive Technician certificate program will focus on the basics of shop skills, electrical, engines and powertrains, preparing students to repair and service cars and light-duty trucks. Core Training Manitoba
ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship – ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Learn to service, repair and replace damaged or worn components for electrical and electronic controls, fuel systems, emission systems, steering and suspension systems, cooling and heating systems, transmissions, differentials, drivelines, axles and shift braking systems. Apprenticeship Manitoba
ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Welder Apprenticeship – ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE A certified welder has the knowledge, ability and skills required to lay out, cut, prepare, repair, install and join metals of various compositions using a variety of welding equipment. Welding Manitoba
ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE Welder (Continuing Studies) – ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGE This comprehensive four-month program focuses on the theory and practical aspects of oxy acetylene, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and special processes. Welding Manitoba
FANSHAWE COLLEGE Auto Body Repair Techniques – FANSHAWE COLLEGE Develop a strong understanding of the technologies and techniques used, perfect craftsmanship through actual repairs in our state-of-the-art repair shop. Core Training Ontario
FANSHAWE COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician (GM-ASEP) [Apprenticeship] – FANSHAWE COLLEGE Learn cutting-edge General Motors (GM) vehicle repair techniques, how to diagnose, repair and maintain GM cars and trucks’ from bumper to bumper. Apprenticeship Ontario
FANSHAWE COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician (Day Release) [Apprenticeship] – FANSHAWE COLLEGE Learn how to diagnose, repair and maintain engines and many electrical and electronic systems in cars, trucks and buses. Students will also have the opportunity to specialize in engines and fuel systems, electrical and electronic systems, suspension or brakes. Apprenticeship Ontario
FANSHAWE COLLEGE Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer (Branch I – Block Release) [Apprenticeship] – FANSHAWE COLLEGE Students will restore, repair and replace autobody parts and interior finishing. They will also assess damage and estimate the cost of repairs, plus operate welding equipment, while learning the skills necessary to prepare and refinish today’s high-end top-coats. Apprenticeship Ontario
OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUS Automotive Glass Technician Apprentice – OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUS An automotive glass technician removes, installs, repairs and generally services all types of stationary and moveable glass in motor vehicles. Apprentices are required to attend a total of two weeks of technical training courses over this two year apprenticeship. Apprenticeship British Columbia
OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUS Collision Repair/ Refinishing Prep Technician – OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUS Students will gain confidence and quality experience in the removal of parts, masking, chemical cleans, applying putty, sanding, priming and preparation of cars and trucks along with classroom and hands-on training in our well-equipped industry-style shops. Core Training British Columbia
OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUS Motor Vehicle Body Repairer – OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUS A motor vehicle body repairer (automotive collision repair technician) repairs, adjusts and replaces sheet metal and allied parts of automobiles, trucks and buses. Apprenticeship British Columbia
OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUS Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician Apprenticeship – OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUS An automotive refinishing prep technician removes parts, masks, performs chemical cleaning, applies putty, sands, primes and prepares an automobile, truck or bus for the automotive refinishing technician. Apprentices are required to attend four weeks of technical training in this one-year apprenticeship. Apprenticeship British Columbia
OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUS Automotive Painter – OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUS An automotive painter paints and refinishes automobiles, trucks and buses. An automotive refinishing technician is designated as an automotive painter under the interprovincial Red Seal program. Apprenticeship British Columbia
NIAGARA COLLEGE CANADA Automotive Service Technician MAP 32 Apprenticeship – NIAGARA COLLEGE CANADA The Modified Apprenticeship Program (MAP) features a compressed schedule of in-school courses. The standard apprenticeship program is delivered part-time over three years, whereas this MAP32 program is delivered in 32 consecutive weeks. MAP32 offers a combination of automotive trade preparation and all three levels of in-school apprenticeship instruction. Upon completion of this program, you may seek provincial certification. Apprenticeship Ontario
NIAGARA COLLEGE CANADA Automotive Service Technician Apprenticeship – NIAGARA COLLEGE CANADA As an automotive service technician, you are trained in mechanical diagnostics, cost estimations and customer relations related to a wide range of vehicles and have the skill set required to navigate computerized diagnostic equipment. Apprenticeship Ontario
CANADORE COLLEGE Metal Fabricator Apprenticeship – CANADORE COLLEGE Welding, layout and fitting techniques used in the industry. This is a day release program. Students can work and earn an income while in class. Level 1 is common core class with the welder apprenticeship. Welding Ontario
CANADORE COLLEGE Mechanical Technician – Welder Fitter – CANADORE COLLEGE Learn the specialized skills of the trade on industry-standard machines in our 425 sq. m lab. You will learn multiple welding processes, including shield metal arc welding (SMAW), flux cored arc welding (FCAW), gas metal arc and gas tungsten arc welding, fusion welding, brazing and cutting techniques. Welding Ontario
CANADORE COLLEGE Motive Power Technician – CANADORE COLLEGE Learn to operate, diagnose and service all types of vehicles, from standard automobiles to industrial heavy-duty equipment. Perform actual service procedures on a wide variety of components found in the powertrain of heavy vehicles, install and set up clutches, and tear down and assess the condition of manual transmissions. Core Training Ontario
RED DEER COLLEGE Welder Apprenticeship – RED DEER COLLEGE Join or sever metals in beams, girders, vessels, piping and other metal components used in construction and manufacturing. Utilize electric arc, MIG, TIG and gas welding (oxy acetylene). Welding Alberta
RED DEER COLLEGE Automotive Service Technician – RED DEER COLLEGE Automotive service technicians perform preventative maintenance, diagnose faulty operations and repair automotive vehicles and light trucks. The term of apprenticeship is four years, including a minimum of 1,560 hours of on-the-job training, and eight weeks of technical training each year. Apprenticeship Alberta
BASF VPU-040 Advanced Process Solutions Planning Session – BASF This course explores lean fundamentals and introduces the tools needed to successfully implement repair planning in a collision repair center. This is the first step in implementing a continuous improvement business model and demonstrates the most efficient use of people, space and time. Participants learn the concept of performing a complete teardown, writing accurate damage reports and obtaining all correct parts before the vehicle is dispatched to the technician. Other APS concepts explored included fast track repairs, scheduling, parts handling and strategies designed to improve throughput, productivity and cycle times. Management & Estimating Ontario
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VPU-001 Advance Production Management – BASF
Understand the concept, importance and benefits of increasing throughput, cycle time. Practise new techniques of production management, including how to manage the repair. Understand the need to write a complete damage report. Management & Estimating Ontario
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VPU-002 Estimating for
Profit – BASF
Understand the critical importance of the estimator. Learn to sell first, estimate second. Generate a complete damage report. Effectively negotiate with insurers. Understand how to measure selling performance. Management & Estimating Ontario
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VPU-038 Get the Keys – BASF
Clearly identify what differentiates a shop from the competition and how to effectively communicate that to customers to close the sale. Better communicate with prospective and current customers by asking appropriate questions and exhibiting effective listening skills. Revitalize, refresh and revamp individual sales tactics using the tools, tips and techniques learned during the seminar. Management & Estimating Ontario
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VPU-029 Delivering Complete Customer Satisfaction – BASF
Understand the importance of complete customer satisfaction. Implement a systematic approach to identifying and meeting customer needs during the five interactive opportunities that recur in every repair. Document each step of the process with tools, forms, scripts and checklists. Management & Estimating Ontario
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VPU-003 Measuring and Improving Performance – BASF
Collect accurate and timely financial and non-financial data. Develop a working knowledge of the critical collision centre KPI’s and what affects them. Understand how to use KPI’s to measure and improve collision centre performance. Management & Estimating Ontario
BASF Glasurit 22/55/90 Certification Program – BASF Inspect products properly and know where in the process to improve speed, accuracy and quality in shops. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
BASF Diamond/Onyx Certification Program RFN101 – BASF Proper process on H2 to repair a small chip/scratch in a quick time period while keeping it within 12 inches to 15 inches in width. Full panels don’t need refinishing. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
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Glasurit Colour Adjustments Techniques – BASF
Systematic mechanical approach to understand tinting and blending colours to achieve an undetectable repair. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
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R-M Colour Adjustment Techniques BASF
(RFN-102) – BASF
Systematic mechanical approach to understand tinting and blending colours to achieve an undetectable repair. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
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R-M Diamont/Onyx HD Certification Program (RFN-101) – BASF
Know how to use product properly and where in the process in order to yield quality work that reduces comebacks and do-overs. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
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VPU-015 Organizational Structure – BASF
Understand the relationship between the repair process and structure. Implement changes to improve effectiveness. Understand the advantages and disadvantages of each type of organizational structure. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
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VPU-005 Paint Department Productivity – BASF
Increase collision centre output and capacity. Effectively use people, space, equipment and time. Maximize paint hours and number of vehicles through the paint department. Recognize the need to effectively sell paint labour in order to enhance productivity. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
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VPU-004 Paint & Material Profitability – BASF
Understand what affects paint and material profitability. Accurately determine a collision centre’s actual profitability on paint and material. Understand and track the paint department’s key performance indicators. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
BASF R-M Diamont/Onyx HD Re-certification RFN300 – BASF A one-day overview of all recently released products that meet R-M and OEM warranty specifications. This is mandatory every two years to renew warranty specifications. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
BASF R-M Diamond/Onyx HD Re-certification RFN300 – BASF A one-day overview of all recently released products that meet R-M and OEM warranty specifications. This is mandatory every two years to renew warranty specifications. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
BASF Glasurit Re-certification RFN400 – BASF A one-day overview of all recently released products that meet Glasurit and OEM warranty specifications. This is mandatory every two years to renew warranty specifications. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
BASF Glasurit Re-certification RFN400 – BASF A one-day overview of all recently released products that meet Glasurit and OEM warranty specifications. This is mandatory every two years to renew warranty specifications. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
BASF Advanced Preparation Techniques RFN107 – BASF Preparation is the most important part of a quality repair. It provides longevity of the professional look of the vehicle. Paint & Refinishing Ontario
MITCHELL Mitchell Repair Centre
Series – MITCHELL
Learn about Mitchell Repair Centre in a series of courses based on your role
within a shop.
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MITCHELL Mitchell Estimating
(UltraMate) Series – MITCHELL
Learn about additional estimating tools, including the Mitchell alternate parts program and Mitchell quality recycled parts. Management & Estimating Ontario
MITCHELL Mitchell Estimating (UltraMate) – Write an Estimate – MITCHELL Learn to write an estimate using Mitchell Estimating. This course consists of four parts: start the estimate, add estimate lines, complete the estimate and additional features. Management & Estimating Ontario
MITCHELL Mitchell Connect Insurance Company Specific Courses – MITCHELL Learn how to use Mitchell Connect with your insurance company partners.
(Note: these courses are only available to shops with existing partnerships.)
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MITCHELL Mitchell Connect Basics – MITCHELL Learn the options available for each step in the Mitchell Connect workflow. Management & Estimating Ontario
MITCHELL Estimating with Mitchell Cloud Estimating – MITCHELL Learn how to best manage and write estimates with Mitchell Cloud Estimating. Management & Estimating Ontario
MITCHELL Training of UltraMate Estimting – MITCHELL Learn how to write the best estimate and get the maximun out of your UltraMate
estimating system
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MITCHELL Training for Shop Management – MITCHELL Learn how to best mange your business with Mitchell Repair Centre. Management & Estimating Ontario
Training for Shop Management – MITCHELL