This program provides an alternative entry into the auto body industry. Acquire the skills to prepare a vehicle for auto body repair by removing paint finish, taping, sanding and masking. You will learn safe auto body prep and detail practices and procedures.
Hands-on practice includes:
- Substrate preparation
- Application of fillers and undercoats
- Sanding, taping and masking
- Component removal, installation and detail
- Safety and tools
This program is eligible for Canada-Alberta Job Grant funding.
Industry Work Experience
You will have the opportunity to work in industry and gain valuable experience in an operational auto body shop.
With your hands-on experience, you will be ready to work in an entry-level position in the auto body repair industry. After you become an indentured apprentice, you will complete the 1800 work hours required for your Alberta journeyperson certification as an Auto Body Prepper. Complete the remaining technical training and work hours for Auto Body Refinisher or Repairer; or combine all three areas for certification as an Auto Body Technician.
This program uses the recognized apprenticeship technical training material. Successful students may be eligible to write the first period Alberta Trades Qualification exam.
There are no entrance requirements for this program. You can begin registering for courses anytime by clicking a course name or calling 403.284.7248. Once you have registered for at least one course and have a SAIT student ID number, consider filling out and submitting the Program Declaration Form to the Office of the Registrar. Contact information for the Office of the Registrar is located in the upper corner of the form.
This is a block registration; you must register for all courses. These courses are not available on an individual basis.
To register: call 403.284.7248 (toll-free 1.877.284.7248) or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Block Code: ABPR-APRIL
Please provide your full legal name, date of birth and SAIT ID number (if you have one).
|COURSE NAME||COURSE CODE||OFFERED|
|Auto Body Theory||ABDY-104||Classroom|
|Auto Body Shop
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