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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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.

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.


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.

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 […]