Training Directory

Training ProviderCourse NameDescriptionCategoryProvince/State
SASKATCHEWAN INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGIESAuto Body Repair - SASKATCHEWAN INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGIESGain experience and knowledge about how to repair and replace front-end components, body components, doors and frames, and underbody components.Core TrainingSaskatchewan
CIIABasic Estimating and Damage Appraiser - CIIAThis 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 & EstimatingOntario
NORTHLANDS COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - NORTHLANDS COLLEGELearn how to diagnose, repair, service and maintain advanced mechanical and electrical systems in vehicles, and get plenty of practical, hands-on training.Core TrainingSaskatchewan
VALSPAR REFINISHRefinish System Class - VALSPAR REFINISHOffered 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 & RefinishingMinnesota
VALSPAR REFINISHColour Theory Class - VALSPAR REFINISHThis 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 & RefinishingMinnesota
GEORGIAN COLLEGEAutomotive Business - GEORGIAN COLLEGEOpportunities to explore possibilities of entrepreneurship within the automotive industry. Introductory business courses and specific automotive courses. Co- operative work experience.Management & EstimatingOntario
GEORGIAN COLLEGEBachelor of Business (Automotive Management) - GEORGIAN COLLEGEA 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 & EstimatingOntario
ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONSOptimizing Your Marketing Spend - ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONSAn 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 & EstimatingTennessee
ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONSElite Webinar Series - ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONSElite 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 & EstimatingTennessee
ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONSDevloping A Winner’s Mindsest - ELITE BODY SHOP SOLUTIONSWith 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 & EstimatingTennessee
NORTONN/A - NORTONThese 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 abrasivesn/a
FLAT LINEN/A - FLAT LINECar-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 skillsn/a
ELV SELECTN/A - ELV SELECTPost-purchase, ELV Select will take all equipment operators through a training session to help get familiar with new procedures.Recycling Trainingn/a
COLOR COMPASS UNIVERSITYN/A - COLOR COMPASS UNIVERSITYColor 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 Managementn/a
SATAN/A - SATASTATA TV: troubleshooting, training and operations videos.Repair and paint/refinishingn/a
URGN/A - URGURG 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 Trainingn/a
CAR-PART.COMN/A - CAR-PART.COMThe 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 Trainingn/a
ARA UNIVERSITYN/A - ARA UNIVERSITYARA 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 Trainingn/a
ANEST IWATAN/A - ANEST IWATAAnest Iwata provides an online resources library for painters. It includes troubleshooting tips, technical guides and guided learning for Anest Iwata automotive refinishing products.Paint/Refinishingn/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 paintingn/a
DAVE LUEHR’S ELITE BODY SHOP ACADEMYN/A - DAVE LUEHR’S ELITE BODY SHOP ACADEMYEach 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/ Estimatingn/a
CARSTARN/A - CARSTARCARSTAR 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.Managementn/a
ALLY BUSINESS SOLUTIONSN/A - ALLY BUSINESS SOLUTIONSThe 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.Managementn/a
CIIAN/A - CIIAThe 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 Skillsn/a
ALLDATAN/A - ALLDATAALLDATA 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 Basicsn/a
PROGIN/A - PROGIProgi 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 Trainingn/a
RONDEXN/A - RONDEXRondex 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/refinishn/a
NAPAN/A - NAPANAPA 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 Skillsn/a
PFAFF AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERSN/A - PFAFF AUTOMOTIVE PARTNERSPfaff 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.Variousn/a
SIMPLICITY CAR CAREN/A - SIMPLICITY CAR CAREHosts monthly free workshops in collision repair and management topics.Repair management and estimatingn/a
SEM PRODUCTSN/A - SEM PRODUCTSSEM 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/refinishingn/a
GLOBALF FINISHING SOLUTIONSN/A - GLOBALF FINISHING SOLUTIONSTo 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/Refinishingn/a
CHC PAINT AND BODY SUPPLIESN/A - CHC PAINT AND BODY SUPPLIESI-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.Managementn/a
3D CANADAN/A - 3D CANADAWe 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 forAll About Business Interior Clean up Polishing Process Advanced Sanding and multi-step polishingn/a
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, APPRENTICE SERVICESAutomotive Service Technician Apprentice - BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, APPRENTICE SERVICESThe 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF THE NORTH, THE PAS CAMPUSAutomotive Technician - UNIVERSITY COLLEGE OF THE NORTH, THE PAS CAMPUSDevelop 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 TrainingManitoba
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESWelding Technologies for the Appraiser - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESThis 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 & EstimatingIndiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESStructural Damage Analysis - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESThis 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 & EstimatingIndiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESJoining Technologies Course - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESA 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 & EstimatingIndiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESASA Course - Advanced Steering & Suspension Analysis - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESThis 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 & EstimatingIndiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESAFA Course (Advanced Frame Analysis) Focused on Pickup and Sport Utility - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESThis 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 & EstimatingIndiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESUnitized Body Analysis & Repair Planning - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESThis 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 RepairIndiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESFull Frame Analysis & Repair Planning - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESThis 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 RepairIndiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESDesign-Based Repair - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESThis 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 RepairIndiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESComputerized Measuring Systems Training - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESThis 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 RepairIndiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESADA Course (Aluminum Damage Analysis and Repair Technology) - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESSee description in Aluminum section.Structural RepairIndiana
CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESADA Course (Aluminum Damage Analysis and Repair Technology) - CHIEF UNIVERSITY/CHIEF AUTOMOTIVE TECHNOLOGIESThis 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.AluminumIndiana
HOLLAND COLLEGEAutomotive Technology - HOLLAND COLLEGEA 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 TrainingPrince Edward Island
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE - SAINT JOHN CAMPUSAuto Body and Collision Technician - NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGE - SAINT JOHN CAMPUSLearn how to prime, paint, weld, apply body filler, conduct fibreglass repair, as well as how to operate manual, electric and pneumatic tools.Core TrainingNew Brunswick
VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITYAutomotive Service Technician Foundation - VANCOUVER ISLAND UNIVERSITYDaily lectures, seminars and demonstrations of current servicing techniques, as well as extensive practical training in a functioning automotive shop setting.Core TrainingBritish Columbia
EASTERN COLLEGEWelder/Metal Fabricator - EASTERN COLLEGEStudents 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.WeldingNew Brunswick
KEYANO COLLEGEWelder – Apprenticeship - KEYANO COLLEGEGraduates 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.WeldingAlberta
THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITYAutomotive Service Technician Foundation - THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITYStudents 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITYAutomotive Service Technician Apprenticeship - THOMPSON RIVERS UNIVERSITYThe 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
LA CITÉ – CAMPUS D’OTTAWATechnicien d’entretien automobile - LA CITÉ – CAMPUS D’OTTAWAAcquérez 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
SHERIDAN COLLEGE - DAVIS CAMPUSWelding And Fabrication Technician/Welding Techniques (Diploma) - SHERIDAN COLLEGE - DAVIS CAMPUSThis 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).Weldingn/a
SHERIDAN COLLEGE - DAVIS CAMPUSWelding And Fabrication Technician/Welding Techniques (Certificate) - SHERIDAN COLLEGE - DAVIS CAMPUSThis welding program combines experienced and connected instructors, state- of-the-art facilities, small class sizes, hands-on experience and practical training in welding techniques.Weldingn/a
CENTENNIAL COLLEGE(Automotive) Motive Power Technician - CENTENNIAL COLLEGEWith 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 TrainingOntario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Ford Asset (MAP 32) - CENTENNIAL COLLEGEThe 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Co-Op Diploma Apprenticeship - CENTENNIAL COLLEGEProduct 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Co-Op Apprenticeship (partnered with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA)) - CENTENNIAL COLLEGEThe 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - CENTENNIAL COLLEGEThe automotive service technician apprenticeship offers excellent working knowledge of all of a vehicle’s systems.ApprenticeshipOntario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGEAuto Body Repairer - CENTENNIAL COLLEGEProgram focuses on techniques and materials for all aspects of auto body repair. It covers components, frames, panels, grills, holes, dents and other surface repairs.ApprenticeshipOntario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Pre-Apprenticeship - CENTENNIAL COLLEGEEarn level 1 automotive service technician training, receive assistance in finding a short work placement and get on-the-job experience.Core TrainingOntario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Canadian Tire (MAP 32) - CENTENNIAL COLLEGEFacilitated 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 TrainingOntario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - CENTENNIAL COLLEGEThe automotive service technician program offers you excellent working knowledge of all a vehicle’s systems.Core TrainingOntario
CENTENNIAL COLLEGEAuto Body Repair Techniques - CENTENNIAL COLLEGEThis 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 TrainingOntario
COLLISION ADVICEYou Don’t Know What You Don’t Know - COLLISION ADVICEOutlines why it is important to research OEM repair procedures and why we need to scan vehicles before and after repairs.Management & EstimatingVirginia
COLLISION ADVICEScheduling Best Practices - COLLISION ADVICEDiscusses 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 & EstimatingVirginia
COLLISION ADVICEParts Management for Collision Repair - COLLISION ADVICEHighlights 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 & EstimatingVirginia
COLLISION ADVICEManagement’s Guide to Scanning and New Technology - COLLISION ADVICEThe 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 & EstimatingVirginia
COLLISION ADVICEJob Costing for Collision Repair - COLLISION ADVICEProvides 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 & EstimatingVirginia
COLLISION ADVICEEstimating Best Practices - COLLISION ADVICEA 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 & EstimatingVirginia
GEORGIAN COLLEGEWelding Techniques - GEORGIAN COLLEGEStudents 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.WeldingOntario
ACCESS CAREER CENTREAutomobile Mechanics - ACCESS CAREER CENTRELearn 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 TrainingQuebec
FLEMING COLLEGEWelding Techniques - FLEMING COLLEGECurriculum 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).WeldingOntario
PRO SPOT INTERNATIONAL INC. TRAINING DIVISIONi4 Resistance Spot Welding & MIG Steel Welding - PRO SPOT INTERNATIONAL INC. TRAINING DIVISIONSqueeze-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.WeldingCalifornia
LAKELAND COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - LAKELAND COLLEGEYou’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.ApprenticeshipAlberta
LAKELAND COLLEGEWelder – Vermilion Campus - LAKELAND COLLEGEStudents 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.WeldingAlberta
COAST MOUNTAIN COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - COAST MOUNTAIN COLLEGEAutomotive 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
COAST MOUNTAIN COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Foundation - COAST MOUNTAIN COLLEGEGives 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
MOHAWK COLLEGEAuto Body & Collision Damage Repairer – 310B - MOHAWK COLLEGEAcquire 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 TrainingOntario
MOHAWK COLLEGEWelder – Apprenticeship - MOHAWK COLLEGEAcquire 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.WeldingOntario
COLLÈGE DE L’ÎLEWelding - COLLÈGE DE L’ÎLEWelding 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.WeldingPrince Edward Island
OLDS COLLEGEWelder Apprenticeship - OLDS COLLEGEJoin 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).WeldingAlberta
CAMOSUN COLLEGEWelder Foundation - CAMOSUN COLLEGEThis full-time program conforms to industry standards, practices and procedures to prepare you for entry-level employment and to begin a welding apprenticeship.WeldingBritish Columbia
CAMOSUN COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Foundation - CAMOSUN COLLEGEGeneral 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
SAULT COLLEGEMotive Power Technician – Advanced Repair - SAULT COLLEGEDesigned 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 TrainingOntario
SAULT COLLEGEMotive Power Fundamentals – Automotive Repair - SAULT COLLEGELearn 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 TrainingOntario
SAULT COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - SAULT COLLEGEAcquisition 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
COLLEGE OF THE NORTH ATLANTICWelder - COLLEGE OF THE NORTH ATLANTICThis 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.WeldingNewfoundland
COLLEGE OF THE NORTH ATLANTICMotor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) - COLLEGE OF THE NORTH ATLANTICMotor 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 TrainingNewfoundland
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYStandox Advanced Matte Finishes - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYDesigned 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYSpies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC Certification - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYProper 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYSpies Hecker® Permahyd® Hi-TEC Advanced 3-Stage and Specialty Colours - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYIdentify 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYSpies Hecker Surface Preparation Certification - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYDesigned to help participants understand the surface preparation process and learn how to identify substrates and apply primers to those substrates.Paint & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYSpies Hecker Colour 2 Colour Matching Techniques - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYDesigned 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCromax® Waterborne Tri-Coat and Specialty Colours - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYIdentify 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCromax® Pro Micro-Repair - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYUnderstand 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCromax® Pro Certification - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYBest 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCromax® Pro Advanced Tri-Coat Course - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYIdentify 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCromax Surface Preparation Certification - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYDesigned to help participants understand the surface preparation process and learn how to identify substrates and apply primers to those substrates.Paint & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCromax Couleur 1 – Outils couleur èlectroniques - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCe 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCromax Colour 2 Colour Matching Techniques - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYThis 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCromax Advanced Matte Finishes - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYDesigned 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCommercial Transportation Finishes - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYUnderstand 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 & RefinishingOntario
AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYCommercial Transportation Colour Tools and Blending Techniques - AXALTA COATING SYSTEMS CANADA COMPANYApply 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 & RefinishingOntario
LOYALIST COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Apprenticeship - LOYALIST COLLEGEYou 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
BETAG NAEstimator Skills - Level 2 - BETAG NABuild 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 & EstimatingCalifornia
BETAG NAEstimator Skills - BETAG NAFor 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 & EstimatingCalifornia
BETAG NAEstimator – Levels 2 & 3 - BETAG NADevelop 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 & EstimatingCalifornia
BETAG NAEstimator - BETAG NAPlease inquire.Management & EstimatingCalifornia
BETAG NAAluminum Panel Repair - BETAG NAUsing 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.AluminumCalifornia
BETAG NASmall Damage Repair - BETAG NADevelop 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 RepairCalifornia
BETAG NAPlastic Panel Repair - BETAG NAThis 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 RepairCalifornia
BETAG NAModern Panel Repair - BETAG NAA 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 RepairCalifornia
BETAG NAMedium Panel Repair - BETAG NAUsing 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 RepairCalifornia
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUSMotor Vehicle Body Repair Technician - BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUSThe 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUSMotor Vehicle Body Repair Technician Foundation - BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUSThe 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUSCollision Estimator 2 - BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUSThis 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUSCollision Estimator 1 - BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUSThis 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUSAutomotive Refinishing Technician Foundation - BRITISH COLUMBIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, BURNABY CAMPUSThis 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEYAutomotive Service Technician - UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEYLearn 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEYAutomotive Collision Repair and Refinish - UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEYThe 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEYAutomotive Service Technician - UNIVERSITY OF THE FRASER VALLEYClasses 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIAAutomotive Refinishing Prep Technician - COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIALearn the latest painting techniques and technology that will take your skills to a higher level.Core TrainingBritish Columbia
COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIAAutobody (Motor Vehicle Body Repair) - COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIAVehicle 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIAAutomotive Technician Apprenticeship - COLLEGE OF NEW CALEDONIAFrom 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
LETHBRIDGE COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - LETHBRIDGE COLLEGECourses 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.ApprenticeshipAlberta
LETHBRIDGE COLLEGEAutomotive Systems - LETHBRIDGE COLLEGEWorking 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 TrainingAlberta
CONESTOGA COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician (Apprenticeship) - CONESTOGA COLLEGEThis 720-hour program is designed to provide theoretical knowledge of all aspects of automotive repair, as well as practical training.ApprenticeshipOntario
CONESTOGA COLLEGEMotive Power Technician – Automotive Service - CONESTOGA COLLEGEProvides 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 TrainingOntario
CONESTOGA COLLEGEMotive Power Fundamentals – Automotive Service - CONESTOGA COLLEGEAt 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 TrainingOntario
MEDICINE HAT COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - MEDICINE HAT COLLEGEAutomotive 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.ApprenticeshipAlberta
COLLEGE OF THE ROCKIESAutomotive Service Technician - COLLEGE OF THE ROCKIESDuties may require you to inspect, diagnose, repair and service various systems and components of cars, buses, motorcycles, and light and commercial transport trucks.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
PPG REFINISH CANADAMVP Green Belt - PPG REFINISH CANADAGreen 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 & EstimatingOntario
PPG CanadaDelfleet Evolution Certification - PPG CanadaPPG’s Commercial Fleet products and systems. The products and how they can be productive in commercial fleet environments.Paint & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaAquabase Surface Preparation - PPG CanadaThis course covers recommended surface preparation processes and products for technicians using PPG’s Aquabase® Plus system.Paint & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaAjustements des couleurs ENVIROBASE® Haute Performance - PPG CanadaDesigned 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 & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaAgrément Envirobase® Haute Performance - PPG CanadaCe 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 & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaAgrément Delfleet® Essential - PPG CanadaThis 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 & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaTri-Coat & Specialty Finishes - PPG CanadaTechnical product training for PPG’s tri-coats, low-gloss finishes and translucent colours. Includes proper product and colour selection.Paint & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaRenouvellement de l’agrément ENVIROBASE® Haute Performance - PPG CanadaThis 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 & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaPPG Recertification – Envirobase HP - PPG CanadaThis 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 & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaPPG Colour – Envirobase HP - PPG CanadaDesigned 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 & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaPPG Certification – Envirobase HP - PPG CanadaAs 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 & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaNexa Recertification – Aquabase Plus - PPG CanadaThis 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 & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaNexa Certification – Aquabase Plus - PPG CanadaA 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 & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaFinis tri-couches et spécialisés - PPG CanadaTechnical product training for PPG’s tri-coats, low-gloss finishes and translucent colours. Includes proper product and colour selection.Paint & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaEye for Colour – Aquabase Plus - PPG CanadaDesigned 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 & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaEnvirobase HP Surface Preparation - PPG CanadaThis course covers recommended surface preparation processes and products for technicians using PPG’s Envirobase® High Performance system.Paint & RefinishingOntario
PPG CanadaDelfleet Evolution Compliant Certification - PPG CanadaThe 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 & RefinishingOntario
RED RIVER COLLEGEWelding - RED RIVER COLLEGEThis 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.WeldingManitoba
RED RIVER COLLEGECollision Refinishing - RED RIVER COLLEGEThis 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 TrainingManitoba
RED RIVER COLLEGEAutomotive Technician – Diploma - RED RIVER COLLEGETraining 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 TrainingManitoba
RED RIVER COLLEGEAutomotive Technician – Certificate - RED RIVER COLLEGEStudents 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 TrainingManitoba
ST. CLAIR COLLEGEWelding Techniques - ST. CLAIR COLLEGEThe 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.WeldingOntario
PARKLAND COLLEGEWelding Certificate - PARKLAND COLLEGELearn 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.WeldingSaskatchewan
ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGEWelding & Fabrication Technician - ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGEThe 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.WeldingOntario
ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - ST. LAWRENCE COLLEGEThe 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESPrep Technician - SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESBase 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 & RefinishingOntario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESJobber Level 2 - SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESEquipment, 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 & RefinishingOntario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESJobber Level 1 - SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESAbrasive 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 & RefinishingOntario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESATX Refinish Painter Certification - SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESDesigned 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 & RefinishingOntario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESImproving Workshop Efficiency - SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESThe 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 & EstimatingOntario
SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESEstimating Solutions for Profit - SHERWIN-WILLIAMS AUTOMOTIVE FINISHESThe 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 & EstimatingOntario
NORTH ISLAND COLLEGEWelder Apprenticeship Training - NORTH ISLAND COLLEGEAll 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.WeldingBritish Columbia
NORTH ISLAND COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Foundation Harmonized Certificate - NORTH ISLAND COLLEGEYou 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
ACADEMY CANADAAutomotive Service Technician (Pre-employment) - ACADEMY CANADAProvides 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 TrainingNewfoundland
DURHAM COLLEGE, WHITBY CAMPUSAutomotive Technician – Service and Management (Motive Power Technician) - DURHAM COLLEGE, WHITBY CAMPUSCreate 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 TrainingOntario
DURHAM COLLEGE, WHITBY CAMPUSWelding Engineering Technician - DURHAM COLLEGE, WHITBY CAMPUSThis 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.WeldingOntario
CONFEDERATION COLLEGEMotive Power Techniques – Automotive - CONFEDERATION COLLEGECovers 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 TrainingOntario
CONFEDERATION COLLEGEMechanical Techniques - CONFEDERATION COLLEGECombines 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 TrainingOntario
CONFEDERATION COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Apprenticeship - CONFEDERATION COLLEGETraining includes work practices, engine systems, electrical, electronic, emissions and fuels, drivetrain systems and suspensions, steering and brake systems, air conditioning systems.ApprenticeshipOntario
I-CARDAM05 Aluminum Panels and Structures Damage Analysis (IL French and English) - I-CARExplain 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARRCY01 Recycled Parts for Collision Repair - I-CARUnderstand 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARQUA01 - Inspecting Repairs For Quality Control - I-CARExplain 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARPM145L01 Refining the Team and the Business - I-CARPerform 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARPM140V01 Developing the Team and the Business - I-CARPerform 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARPM135E01 Optimizing Processes, Equipment and Compliance - I-CARExplain 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARPM130E01 Quality is Your Business - I-CARVerify 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARPM125V01 Problem Solving for Workflow Changes - I-CARAssess 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARPM120L01 Synchronizing Workflow through Team Communication - I-CARRecognize 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARPM115E01 Workflow Essentials - I-CARUnderstand 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARPM110V01 Matching the Repair to the Team - I-CARIdentify 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARPM105E01 Before the Repair Starts - I-CARDemonstrate 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARPM101E01 Learning Culture Overview - I-CARUnderstand 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARDAM15 Advanced Steering and Suspension Systems Damage Analysis (IL English and French) - I-CARUnderstand 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARDAM13e Basic Electronics Damage Analysis - I-CARIdentify 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARDAM07 Damage Analysis of Advanced Automotive Systems (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARDAM03 Mechanical Systems Analysis - I-CARInspecting HVAC systems. Inspecting electrical systems. Inspecting gasoline- electric hybrid vehicles. Inspecting electro mechanical vehicle options. Inspecting drivetrain. Inspecting brake systems.Management & EstimatingOntario
I-CARDAM01 Vehicle Identification, Estimating Systems, and Terminology - I-CARInterpreting damage reports. Understanding industry definitions. Identifying types of finishes. Obtaining vehicle information. Writing a damage report.Management & EstimatingOntario
I-CARALT03 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Damage Analysis and Safety - I-CARSee description in Health & Safety section.Management & EstimatingOntario
I-CARALT02 Hybrid Electric And Alternative Fuel Vehicles (IL English and French) - I-CARSee description in Health & Safety section.Management & EstimatingOntario
I-CARGE001L01 Understanding Cycle Time Process - I-CARManufacturing 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARDAM12 Steel Structures Damage Analysis (IL English and French) - I-CARAfter 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARDAM11 Restraint Systems Damage Analysis (IL English Only) - I-CARAfter 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARDAM10 Exterior Panels Damage Analysis (IL French and English) - I-CARAfter 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARDAM08 Advanced Material Damage Analysis (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 & EstimatingOntario
I-CARDAM06 Steering And Suspension Damage Analysis (IL English and French) - I-CARLearning 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 & EstimatingOntario
CAMBRIAN COLLEGEMotive Power Technician –Service And Management (VMTN) - CAMBRIAN COLLEGEYou 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 TrainingOntario
CAMBRIAN COLLEGEWelding And Fabrication Technician (WFTN) - CAMBRIAN COLLEGEWorking 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.WeldingOntario
I-CARSPS09 Best Practices For High-Strength Steel Repairs (IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: 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 RepairOntario
I-CARSPS08 Steel Full-Frame Technologies and Repair (IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: 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 RepairOntario
I-CARSPS07 Steel Unitized Structures Technologies and Repair (IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: 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 RepairOntario
I-CARSPS03 Steel Full-Frame Sectioning (IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: 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 RepairOntario
I-CARMEA01 Measuring (IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: Identify point-to-point measuring equipment and operation. Identify three- dimensional measuring equipment and operation. Understand vehicle dimension specifications. Make vehicle measurements.Structural RepairOntario
I-CARHON11e Honda & Acura High-Strength Steel Repair (IL English and French) - I-CARSee description in OEM-Specific Training section.Structural RepairOntario
I-CARGLA02 Stationary Glass IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: 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 RepairOntario
I-CARFFR01 Full Frame Partial Replacement (IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: 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 RepairOntario
I-CARDTS01e Cadillac DTS Front Lower Rail Replacement - I-CARSee description in OEM-Specific Training section.Structural RepairOntario
I-CARCAL01 Dodge Caliber Front Rail Replacement - I-CARDodge Caliber front rail replacement.Structural RepairOntario
I-CARADH01 Adhesive Bonding (IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: 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 RepairOntario
I-CARTRM03e Removing and Installing Exterior Trim, Pinstripes, and Decals (IL English and French) - I-CARSee description in Non-Structural section.Paint & RefinishingOntario
I-CARREF09 - Color Theory, Mixing Toners, and Tinting (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 & RefinishingOntario
I-CARREF07 Waterborne Products, Systems, and Application (IL English and French) - I-CARExplain 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 & RefinishingOntario
I-CARREF04 Detailing (IL English and French) - I-CARPerform 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 & RefinishingOntario
I-CARREF02 Surface Preparation and Masking (IL English and French) - I-CARFinish identification; masking; understanding proper spray gun technique; preparing substrates and applying primers; and making test panels.Paint & RefinishingOntario
I-CARREF01 Refinishing Equipment and VOC Regulations (IL English and French) - I-CARUnderstanding spray guns; using compressed air; creating the proper spray environment; understanding VOC rules and regulations; and mixing refinish materials.Paint & RefinishingOntario
I-CARCPS01 Corrosion Protection (IL English and French) - I-CARSee description in Non-structural section.Paint & RefinishingOntario
I-CARVT275E01 Collision Repair for the 2019 Chevrolet Silverado/ GMC Sierra - I-CARAfter 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARVT245E01 Using Vehicle Maker Repair Procedures - I-CARCourse 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARVT240E01 Understanding Volvo Collision Repair (English only) - I-CARParticipants 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARVT230E01 Understanding Volkswagen Collision Repair (English only) - I-CARParticipants 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARVT225E01 General Motors (GM) Company Collision Repair Overview - I-CARParticipants 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARVT205E01 Fiat Chrysler Automobiles (FCA) Collision Repair Overview - I-CARFiat Chrysler collision repair overview.OEM Specific TrainingOntario
I-CARNI007E01 Nissan LEAF Technologies and Repair Considerations - I-CARNissan 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARHON12e Honda & Acura Restraints Collision Repair (IL French and English) - I-CARLocate 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARHON11e Honda & Acura High-Strength Steel Repair (IL French and English) - I-CARIdentify 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARHON10e Using Honda and Acura Service Information (IL French and English) - I-CARState 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARHON01 Collision Repair for Honda and Acura Vehicles (IL French and English) - I-CARProvides 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARGMC02 Online General Motors Stationary Glass Replacement - I-CARThe 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARGEN03 Collision Repair for General Motors Vehicles - I-CARIdentify 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARGEN01 Collision Repair Overview for the Chevrolet Corvette Z06 - I-CARLocating GM service information. Identifying the construction materials. Making non-structural repairs. Using GMA (MIG) pulse welding equipment. Making structural repairs.OEM Specific TrainingOntario
I-CARFOR05 Collision Repair for Ford and Lincoln Vehicles - I-CARIdentify 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARDTS01e Cadillac DTS Front Lower Rail Replacement - I-CARIdentify 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARTRM03e Removing and Installing Exterior Trim, Pinstripes and Decals (IL English and French) - I-CARDescribe 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 RepairOntario
I-CARPLA03 Plastic and Composite Repair (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 RepairOntario
I-CARLSC04e Automotive Lighting (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 RepairOntario
I-CARHEA03e Working with Coolant and HVAC Controls (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify types of engine coolant. Understand HVAC parts and controls.Non-Structural RepairOntario
I-CARHEA02e Cooling System Operation and Parts (IL English and French) - I-CARUnderstand 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 RepairOntario
I-CARGLA01 Movable Glass (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 RepairOntario
I-CARFOM01 Automotive Foams (IL English and French) - I-CARUnderstand 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 RepairOntario
I-CAREXT04e Bolted-On Exterior Panels, Part 2 (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 RepairOntario
I-CARCPS01 Corrosion Protection (IL English and French) - I-CARRecognize 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 RepairOntario
I-CARAIR03e Air Conditioning, Part 2 (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify, diagnose and troubleshoot air conditioning system operations. Identify HVAC systems.Non-Structural RepairOntario
I-CARAIR02e Air Conditioning, Part 1 (IL English and French) - I-CARUnderstand air conditioning system operation and identify refrigerant and oils. Understand air conditioning service tools and equipment used for specific repair processes.Non-Structural RepairOntario
I-CARADH01 Adhesive Bonding (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 RepairOntario
I-CARISS00 Intro to Safety Systems - I-CARAn introduction to safety systems.Health & SafetyOntario
I-CARIPS00 Intro to Personal Safety - I-CARAn introduction to personal safety.Health & SafetyOntario
I-CARHAP01 Online - Hazardous Airborne Pollutant Reduction - I-CARExplain 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 & SafetyOntario
I-CARALT03 Alternative Fuel Vehicle Damage Analysis and Safety - I-CARObjectives: 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 & SafetyOntario
I-CARALT02 Hybrid Electric And Alternative Fuel Vehicles (IL English and French) - I-CARParticipants 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 & SafetyOntario
I-CARWCS03 Steel GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification Series (no IL version) - I-CARThe 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.WeldingOntario
I-CARWCA05 Ford Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding (no IL version) - I-CARSee description in Aluminum section.WeldingOntario
I-CARWCA03 Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification Series (no IL version) - I-CARSee description in Aluminum section.WeldingOntario
I-CARST085L01 Measuring, Anchoring and Pulling Strategies, Hands-on Skill Development - I-CARStudents are expected to: Correctly set up the measuring equipment; identify vehicle specifications; make 3D measurements; and interpret and discuss measurement results.Structural RepairOntario
I-CARSSS01 Structural Straightening Steel (IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: 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 RepairOntario
I-CARSPS11 Sectioning of Steel Unitized Structures (IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: 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 RepairOntario
I-CARSPS10 Replacement of Steel Unitized Structures (IL English and French) - I-CARObjectives: 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 RepairOntario
I-CARSPS05 Structural Parts Steel Qualification Series (no IL Version) - I-CARIn 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 RepairOntario
I-CARFOR06 2015 Ford F-150 Structural Repair Training Course (IL English and French) - I-CARSee description in OEM-Specific Training section.Structural RepairOntario
I-CARTRM02e Removing and Installing Hardware Interior Trim (IL English and French) - I-CARSee description in Non-Structural section.Paint & RefinishingOntario
I-CARWCA05 Ford Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding (no IL version) - I-CARSee description in Aluminum section.OEM Specific TrainingOntario
I-CARFRD01 Collision Repair Overview for the Ford F-150 - I-CARDetermining 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARFOR06 2015 Ford F-150 Structural Repair Training Course (IL English and French) - I-CARUnderstand 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 TrainingOntario
I-CARWNW01 Wind Noise and Water Leaks (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 RepairOntario
I-CARTRM02e Removing and Installing Hardware Interior Trim (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify hardware and understand correct uses. Understand how to work with trim and mouldings.Non-Structural RepairOntario
I-CARSTS01 Cosmetic Straightening Steel (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 RepairOntario
I-CARSTE04 Wheel Alignment and Diagnostic Angles (IL English and French) - I-CARPerform wheel alignments. Understand diagnostic measurements. Measure and adjust caster, camber and toe.Non-Structural RepairOntario
I-CARSTE03 Rack and Pinion and Parallelogram Steering Systems (IL English and French) - I-CARDiagnosing steering wheel and column damage. Identifying parallelogram, and rack and pinion steering systems. Understanding power steering systems.Non-Structural RepairOntario
I-CARSTE02 Suspension Systems (IL English and French) - I-CARUnderstanding front and rear suspension designs and repair issues. Understanding ride dampeners.Non-Structural RepairOntario
I-CAREXT03e Bolted-On Exterior Panels, Part 1 (IL English and French) - I-CARIdentify 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 RepairOntario
I-CARWCA05 Ford Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding - I-CARThis 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.AluminumOntario
I-CARWCA03 Aluminum GMA (MIG) Welding Qualification Series - I-CARThis 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.AluminumOntario
I-CARFOR06 2015 Ford F-150 Structural Repair Training Course (IL English and French) - I-CARParticipants 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.AluminumOntario
I-CARAPR01 Aluminum Exterior Panel Repair and Replacement (IL English and French) - I-CARExplain 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.AluminumOntario
I-CARALI01 Aluminum Intensive Vehicle Repairs (IL English and French) - I-CARCourse 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.AluminumOntario
NORTHERN COLLEGEWelding Engineering Technology - NORTHERN COLLEGEStudents 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.WeldingOntario
NORTHERN COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Apprenticeship Program - NORTHERN COLLEGENorthern 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGEWelding And Fabrication Techniques (weekend) - ALGONQUIN COLLEGEThis 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.WeldingOntario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGEWelding And Fabrication Techniques - ALGONQUIN COLLEGEStudents 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.WeldingOntario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician (ASEP-GM) - ALGONQUIN COLLEGEDesigned 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - ALGONQUIN COLLEGEDuring 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGEAuto Body Repairer - ALGONQUIN COLLEGESixty 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
ALGONQUIN COLLEGEMotive Power Technician - ALGONQUIN COLLEGEStudents 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 TrainingOntario
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYMachine Buffing & Glazing - SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYThis 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 & RefinishingAlberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYApplication of Automotive Primers and Topcoats - SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYSafety, paint stripping, basic surface preparation, undercoat/top coat application and spray gun techniques.Paint & RefinishingAlberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYAutomotive Service Technician Pre-employment - SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYAcquire 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 TrainingAlberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYAutomotive Service Technology - SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYProgram 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 TrainingAlberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYAutomotive Service Technician - SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYThis program will train you to perform preventative maintenance, diagnosis and repair on cars and light-duty trucks.ApprenticeshipAlberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYAuto Body Technician Apprentice - SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYThis 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.ApprenticeshipAlberta
SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYAuto Body Preparation - SOUTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYThis 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.ApprenticeshipAlberta
MANITOBA INSTITUTE OF TRADES & TECHNOLOGYAuto Mechanics - MANITOBA INSTITUTE OF TRADES & TECHNOLOGYStudents 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 TrainingManitoba
KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYAutomotive Service Technician - KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYKPU 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYAutomotive Service Technician Certificate (Foundation) - KWANTLEN POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITYRepairing 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGEWelding And Metal Fabrication - NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGELearn 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.WeldingNew Brunswick
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGEWelding - NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGEYou’ll learn a technical understanding of arc welding, welding safety, power sources and electrode classifications and selection.WeldingNew Brunswick
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Technology - NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGEThrough 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 TrainingNew Brunswick
NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - NEW BRUNSWICK COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive 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 TrainingNew Brunswick
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTRERefinishing Prep and Auto Body Technician - AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREThis 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREAutomotive Technology - AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREIn 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREAutomotive Service Technician - AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREA 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREAutomotive Service Advisor - AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREThe 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREAutomotive Detailing - AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREInstruction 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREAutomotive Collision Estimator - AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREInspects 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 & EstimatingBritish Columbia
AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREAutomotive Collision Estimator - AUTOMOTIVE TRAINING CENTREInspects 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 TrainingBritish 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 & EstimatingOntario
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 & EstimatingOntario
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 & EstimatingOntario
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 motorcyclesManagement & EstimatingOntario
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 & EstimatingOntario
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 & EstimatingOntario
SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE)Motorcycle Estimating - SOLERA CANADA (AUDATEX ONLINE TRAINING CENTRE)Learn how to use the integrated motorcycle estimating feature.Management & EstimatingOntario
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 & EstimatingOntario
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 & EstimatingOntario
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 & EstimatingOntario
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 & EstimatingOntario
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 & EstimatingOntario
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 & EstimatingOntario
NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYPre-Employment Auto Body Repair - NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYIndustry 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 TrainingAlberta
NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYAutomotive Service Technican - NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYAutomotive 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.ApprenticeshipAlberta
NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYAuto Body Technician - NORTHERN ALBERTA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGYRepair 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.ApprenticeshipAlberta
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Harmonized Foundation Certificate - VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEGraduates 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Refinishing Prep Technician - VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEAn 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Collision Repair Technician - VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEThis 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Apprentice - VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGETechnical 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Refinishing Prep Technician Apprentice - VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEThere 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Paint and Refinishing Technician Apprentice - VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEAdd 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Glass Technician Apprentice - VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEThis 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Collision Repair Technician Apprentice - VANCOUVER COMMUNITY COLLEGELevel 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
NORTHERN LIGHTS COLLEGEWelding – Apprenticeship - NORTHERN LIGHTS COLLEGEWelding 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.WeldingBritish Columbia
NORTHERN LIGHTS COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician – Foundation - NORTHERN LIGHTS COLLEGEExamine, 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNICAutomotive Service Technician - SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNICThe 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 TrainingSaskatchewan
SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNICAutomotive Painter - SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNICThis 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 TrainingSaskatchewan
SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNICAuto Body Technician - SASKATCHEWAN POLYTECHNICThe 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 TrainingSaskatchewan
POLYVANCEPR-04 — One Day Plastic Repair & Refinishing - POLYVANCEThis 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 RepairAlabama
POLYVANCEPR-03 — Headlight Repair Course - POLYVANCEThis one-hour, video-based, e-learning course will demonstrate how to repair broken headlight tabs with the nitrogen plastic welding system.Non-Structural RepairAlabama
POLYVANCEPR-02 — Plastic Repair & Refinishing - POLYVANCEThis 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 RepairAlabama
POLYVANCEPR-01 — Introduction to Nitrogen Plastic Welding - POLYVANCEAt 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 RepairAlabama
POLYVANCEEPR-01 — Estimating Plastic Repair - POLYVANCEEstimating 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 & EstimatingAlabama
AKZONOBEL Toronto Training CentreSikkens Autowave Advanced Product Training - AKZONOBEL Toronto Training CentreWhat 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 & RefinishingOntario
AKZONOBEL Toronto Training CentreSikkens Autocoat BT LV650 Product Training - AKZONOBEL Toronto Training CentreThe 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 & RefinishingOntario
AKZONOBEL Toronto Training CentreLesonal WB Product Training - AKZONOBEL Toronto Training CentreBecome 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 & RefinishingOntario
AKZONOBEL Toronto Training CentreSikkens Colour Tinting - AKZONOBEL Toronto Training CentreThe 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 & RefinishingOntario
AKZONOBEL Toronto Training CentreSikkens Autowave Product Training - AKZONOBEL Toronto Training CentreBecome 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 & RefinishingOntario
GRANDE PRAIRIE REGIONAL COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - GRANDE PRAIRIE REGIONAL COLLEGEAutomotive 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.ApprenticeshipAlberta
ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Technician - ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGEGain 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 TrainingManitoba
ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician Apprenticeship - ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGELearn 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.ApprenticeshipManitoba
ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGEWelder Apprenticeship - ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGEA 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.WeldingManitoba
ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGEWelder (Continuing Studies) - ASSINIBOINE COMMUNITY COLLEGEThis 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.WeldingManitoba
FANSHAWE COLLEGEAuto Body Repair Techniques - FANSHAWE COLLEGEDevelop a strong understanding of the technologies and techniques used, perfect craftsmanship through actual repairs in our state-of-the-art repair shop.Core TrainingOntario
FANSHAWE COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician (GM-ASEP) [Apprenticeship] - FANSHAWE COLLEGELearn cutting-edge General Motors (GM) vehicle repair techniques, how to diagnose, repair and maintain GM cars and trucks’ from bumper to bumper.ApprenticeshipOntario
FANSHAWE COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician (Day Release) [Apprenticeship] - FANSHAWE COLLEGELearn 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
FANSHAWE COLLEGEAuto Body and Collision Damage Repairer (Branch I - Block Release) [Apprenticeship] - FANSHAWE COLLEGEStudents 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUSAutomotive Glass Technician Apprentice - OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUSAn 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUSCollision Repair/ Refinishing Prep Technician - OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUSStudents 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 TrainingBritish Columbia
OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUSMotor Vehicle Body Repairer - OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUSA motor vehicle body repairer (automotive collision repair technician) repairs, adjusts and replaces sheet metal and allied parts of automobiles, trucks and buses.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUSAutomotive Refinishing Prep Technician Apprenticeship - OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUSAn 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUSAutomotive Painter - OKANAGAN COLLEGE, KELOWNA CAMPUSAn 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.ApprenticeshipBritish Columbia
NIAGARA COLLEGE CANADAAutomotive Service Technician MAP 32 Apprenticeship - NIAGARA COLLEGE CANADAThe 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
NIAGARA COLLEGE CANADAAutomotive Service Technician Apprenticeship - NIAGARA COLLEGE CANADAAs 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.ApprenticeshipOntario
CANADORE COLLEGEMetal Fabricator Apprenticeship - CANADORE COLLEGEWelding, 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.WeldingOntario
CANADORE COLLEGEMechanical Technician – Welder Fitter - CANADORE COLLEGELearn 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.WeldingOntario
CANADORE COLLEGEMotive Power Technician - CANADORE COLLEGELearn 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 TrainingOntario
RED DEER COLLEGEWelder Apprenticeship - RED DEER COLLEGEJoin 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).WeldingAlberta
RED DEER COLLEGEAutomotive Service Technician - RED DEER COLLEGEAutomotive 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.ApprenticeshipAlberta
BASFVPU-040 Advanced Process Solutions Planning Session - BASFThis 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 & EstimatingOntario
BASFBAOP-0003 VPU-001 Advance Production Management - BASFUnderstand 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 & EstimatingOntario
BASFBAOP-0002 VPU-002 Estimating for Profit - BASFUnderstand 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 & EstimatingOntario
BASFBAOP-00013 VPU-038 Get the Keys - BASFClearly 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 & EstimatingOntario
BASFBAOP-00012 VPU-029 Delivering Complete Customer Satisfaction - BASFUnderstand 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 & EstimatingOntario
BASFBAOP-00009 VPU-003 Measuring and Improving Performance - BASFCollect 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 & EstimatingOntario
BASFGlasurit 22/55/90 Certification Program - BASFInspect products properly and know where in the process to improve speed, accuracy and quality in shops.Paint & RefinishingOntario
BASFDiamond/Onyx Certification Program RFN101 - BASFProper 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 & RefinishingOntario
BASFBAPM-00014 Glasurit Colour Adjustments Techniques - BASFSystematic mechanical approach to understand tinting and blending colours to achieve an undetectable repair.Paint & RefinishingOntario
BASFBAPM-00012 R-M Colour Adjustment Techniques BASF (RFN-102) - BASFSystematic mechanical approach to understand tinting and blending colours to achieve an undetectable repair.Paint & RefinishingOntario
BASFBAPM-00011 R-M Diamont/Onyx HD Certification Program (RFN-101) - BASFKnow how to use product properly and where in the process in order to yield quality work that reduces comebacks and do-overs.Paint & RefinishingOntario
BASFBAOP-00011 VPU-015 Organizational Structure - BASFUnderstand 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 & RefinishingOntario
BASFBAOP-00010 VPU-005 Paint Department Productivity - BASFIncrease 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 & RefinishingOntario
BASFBAOP-0001 VPU-004 Paint & Material Profitability - BASFUnderstand 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 & RefinishingOntario
BASFR-M Diamont/Onyx HD Re-certification RFN300 - BASFA 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 & RefinishingOntario
BASFR-M Diamond/Onyx HD Re-certification RFN300 - BASFA 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 & RefinishingOntario
BASFGlasurit Re-certification RFN400 - BASFA 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 & RefinishingOntario
BASFGlasurit Re-certification RFN400 - BASFA 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 & RefinishingOntario
BASFAdvanced Preparation Techniques RFN107 - BASFPreparation is the most important part of a quality repair. It provides longevity of the professional look of the vehicle.Paint & RefinishingOntario
MITCHELLMitchell Repair Centre Series - MITCHELLLearn about Mitchell Repair Centre in a series of courses based on your role within a shop.Management & EstimatingOntario
MITCHELLMitchell Estimating (UltraMate) Series - MITCHELLLearn about additional estimating tools, including the Mitchell alternate parts program and Mitchell quality recycled parts.Management & EstimatingOntario
MITCHELLMitchell Estimating (UltraMate) - Write an Estimate - MITCHELLLearn 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 & EstimatingOntario
MITCHELLMitchell Connect Insurance Company Specific Courses - MITCHELLLearn how to use Mitchell Connect with your insurance company partners. (Note: these courses are only available to shops with existing partnerships.)Management & EstimatingOntario
MITCHELLMitchell Connect Basics - MITCHELLLearn the options available for each step in the Mitchell Connect workflow.Management & EstimatingOntario
MITCHELLEstimating with Mitchell Cloud Estimating - MITCHELLLearn how to best manage and write estimates with Mitchell Cloud Estimating.Management & EstimatingOntario
MITCHELLTraining of UltraMate Estimting - MITCHELLLearn how to write the best estimate and get the maximun out of your UltraMate estimating systemManagement & EstimatingOntario
MITCHELLTraining for Shop Management - MITCHELLLearn how to best mange your business with Mitchell Repair Centre.Management & EstimatingOntario
Training for Shop Management - MITCHELL