Graduates can pursue entry-level positions in the auto body industry and are prepared to become indentured auto body technician apprentices.
Potential career progression includes:
Related careers include:
- automotive manager
- service manager
- Winter 2022 start: applications open March 31, 2021, until the program start date but are subject to change.
At least 50% in the following courses or equivalents:
- English Language Arts 10-2
- Math 10-3
- One Grade 10 Science.
Or, a pass mark in the SAIT Admission Examination (level 2) or equivalent is accepted in lieu of the above requirements.
Direct Entry: Four Step Process
Step 1: Read the program information to see the qualities needed for student success.
Step 2: Ensure that you meet all of the admission requirements listed above.
Step 3: Apply to Pre-Employment Auto Body and submit your transcripts and/or anticipated final grades.
- Admission will be extended on a first-qualified, first-offered basis until the program is full.
Step 4: Find out how to monitor your application status after you apply.
Communication during selection
Email is the primary source of communication during the selection process. Ensure your personal email account is managed appropriately to receive our emails, files and communications.
Looking for course descriptions and requisites? Visit the course catalogue
|Course Code||Course Name||Credits|
|ABDY-215||Advanced Hand Skills||1.5|
|ABDY-216||Components and Detailing||3.0|
|PRAC-282||Work Integrated Learning||1.5|
Students must attain a PGPA and/or a CGPA of 2.0 or better in each semester and pass the necessary prerequisite courses to progress through the program. To qualify for graduation, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete course requirements within the prescribed timelines.
The opportunity to advance your education through transfer to, within or from SAIT is available with the following universities and colleges:
- Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training
To learn more, visit Transfer Options.
2021/22 Domestic Tuition and Fees*
|Year||Tuition fees||SAIT fees||Saitsa fees||Health & Dental Plan||2021/22 total|
Campus athletic and recreation fee: $46
Universal transit pass (UPass): N/A
Student support fee: $38
Student technology fee: $38
Saitsa fee: N/A
Health and Dental Fees
- Health Plan: N/A
- Dental Plan: N/A
Find out about tuition and financial aid.
* Tuition, fees, books and supply costs are subject to change.