Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing


Quick facts

Credential:
Certificate

Duration:
34 weeks

format:
Full time, Mon - Fri

How to apply

Start date:
September

Location:
Chilliwack, Trades & Technology Centre

Cost:
$5681.68 (Details)

FEATURES:

  • Modern automotive repair and paint shop built specifically for this program and equipped with leading-edge technology and equipment
  • Focus on custom metal work such as grilles, trim, and fabricate patch panels
  • Program eligible for financial aid
  • Small class sizes: instructor/student ratio is 18:1

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

The Automotive Collision Repair & Refinishing certificate program offers the best basic training for entry-level employment in the autobody refinishing industry.  

  Sample topics include:

  • Tools and equipment
  • Hardware and trim
  • Surface preparation
  • Oxy-acetylene welding
  • MIG welding
  • Sheet metal repair
  • Structural repair
  • Plastics and composites
  • Undercoats and topcoats

CAREER EXPECTATIONS

Graduates will be well prepared for a variety of job opportunities:

  • Repair shops
  • Custom paint and body shops
  • Business that specialize in collision repair

ENTRANCE REQUIREMENTS

  • High school graduation or equivalent  (or a letter from your school stating you will graduate)
  • Successful completion of math and reading entrance exam

QUESTIONS?

Phone: 604-847-5448
Toll free: 1-888-504-7441, local 5448
Fax: 604-824-7931
Email: trades@ufv.ca
Or ask online

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