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bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Auto Body Repair Technician

Course code: #8406

bachelor

Degree

College Diploma in Auto Body Repair Technician

Quick facts

  • Tuition

    15,900 CAD

  • Application fee

    95 CAD

  • Years of study

    2 years

  • PGWP Duration

    2-3 years

  • Min required GPA

    50 out of 100

DeadLines

START & DEADLINE TERM DEADLINE APPLICATION

Overview

College Diploma in Auto Body Repair Technician

The Auto Body Repair Technician program is a two-year offering that will open the doors to a career in the auto body industry and could lead to a managerial position or to successfully operating your own business.

Graduates will receive an Auto Body Repair Diploma and will be credited with Levels 1 and 2 of the Ontario Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer (310B) Apprenticeship in school training. You apply for this Prior Learning Acknowledgement Recognition (PLAR) through your Ministry Training Consultant once you become a registered Apprentice.

Among covered topics will be:

  • Personal and shop safety
  • Vehicle and body construction
  • Detailing and refinishing equipment maintenance
  • Applied mechanical systems
  • Mathematics
  • Communication
  • Trade tools and shop equipment
  • Non-structural repair fundamentals
  • Refinishing surface preparation
  • Oxyacetylene and gas metal arc welding
  • Plastic repair and refinishing
  • Non-structural panel repair and measuring
  • Automotive glass and safety devices
  • Non-structural panel replacement
  • Refinishing top coat application
  • You'll spend approximately 40 per cent of your schedule gaining hands-on practice in a spacious and well laid out state-of-the-art auto body lab outfitted with new equipment. In this lab, you'll learn from faculty members with years of industry experience who are committed to seeing you succeed and to helping you maximize your skills.

Smart Cost Estimator

Count of person
Accommodation

$30,936

Total costs

yearly

$7,704

Cost of living

1 person

$7,332

Accommodation

1 bed room

$15,900

Tuition

1 person

Academic Requirements

High School - Grade 12 

Required documents

1. Take the Centennial College English Skills Assessment for Admission
2. English Language Proficiency
3. Transcripts from outside of Canada must be assessed by World Education Services (WES) or International Credential Assessment Services (ICAS).

Language Requirements

GRE
GMAT

IELTS

6
6
listening
6
writing
6
speaking
6
reading

TOEFL

80
20
listening
20
writing
20
speaking
20
reading

PTE

51
-
listening
-
writing
-
speaking
-
reading

Cambridge

-
listening
-
writing
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speaking
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reading
Language pathway (conditional offer) is available
Duolingo 105 - 114
In the English Language Learning program, you can improve your English language skills before your next academic or professional step, while qualifying to study at Centennial College full-time.
About 70% of English for Academic Purposes Program students continue their studies at Centennial College.

Career Opportunities

  • Licensed Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer
  • Shop Foreman
  • Auto Body Shop Manager
  • Automotive Detailer
  • Damage Repair Appraiser
  • Insurance Estimator

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