Collision repair technicians enjoy the challenge of repairing and refinishing a wide variety of automobiles. Each new job calls on your problem-solving abilities plus a little creativity and imagination. You also have to develop a variety of skills: from welding and metalworking, to electrical, mechanical, plastic repair, refinishing and structural analysis.
In this program, you learn procedures for welding, repairing and aligning body panels. You learn how to prepare and paint surfaces and how to use electronic databases to estimate costs related to vehicle damage. All repair procedures are completed in accordance with manufacturer's specifications and Inter-Industry Conference on Auto Collision Repair (I-CAR) Canada standards.