Dual-Credit Pre-Employment Auto Body
Designed for: students in grade 11 and 12
Length: 8 months
Intake: Fall 2023 and Fall 2024
This program provides an alternative entry into the auto body industry. Students will acquire the skills to prepare a vehicle for auto body repair by removing paint finish, taping, sanding and masking.
Students 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, installation and detail, component removal, safety and tools.
Is this the right fit for me?
This program is the right fit for students in Grades 11 or 12 who:
- enjoy working with their hands
- problem solving and creativity
- interested in a career in the automotive industry
Pathways to post-secondary
Graduates can pursue entry-level positions in the auto body industry and are prepared to become indentured apprentices.
- Auto Body Technician - students may choose to specialize in prepping, refinishing and repairers throughout their training
Successful completion of the following courses:
- At least 50% in English Language Arts 10-2
- At least 50% in Math 10-3
- At least 50% in Grade 10 Science
There may be other pre-requisite or co-requisites required by the school board for admission into this dual-credit program. Check with your local school board for further information.
To qualify for graduation from SAIT, students must pass all courses, attain a CGPA of 2.0 or better and complete the course requirements within the prescribed timelines.
|Course Code||Course Name||SAIT Credits||High School Credits|
|ABDY-213||Workplace Safety||3.0||Up to 5.0|
|ABDY-214||Substrate Preparation||3.0||Up to 5.0|
|ABDY-215||Advanced Hand Skills||3.0||Up to 5.0|
|ABDY-216||Components and Detailing||3.0||Up to 5.0|
|PRAC-282||Work-Integrated Learning||3.0||Up to 5.0|