Motor Vehicle Body Repairer
DescriptionAn Automotive Collision Repair Technician is designated as a Motor Vehicle Body Repairer under the Red Seal program.
Prior to beginning repairs, an Automotive Collision Repair Technician prepares or reviews motor vehicle repair estimate reports to determine what needs to be fixed.
During the course of these repairs, collision repair technicians will hammer out dents, buckles and other defects, remove damaged fenders, panels and grills and straighten bent frames. The work may also include repairing and replacing doors, front-end body and body components as well as interior components such as instrument panels and frame assemblies.
This work is done as preparation for filing, grinding, sanding and painting the repaired exterior and interior body surfaces.
Apprentices are required to attend 3 periods of technical training courses, during this 4 year apprenticeship program.
Level 1 (5 weeks)
Level 3 (6 weeks)
The Motor Vehicle Body Repairer apprentice will write the Red Seal Examination on the last day of the level 3 technical training. Successful completion grants the apprentice with the Certificate of Qualification as a Red Seal Motor Vehicle Body Repairer. The Red Seal Endorsement is recognized across Canada.
How To Apply
Applications can be completed online here or over the phone. There is no application fee.
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