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Apprenticeship Auto Body Technician

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.sait.ca
Auto body technicians repair and replace damaged motor vehicle structures and body parts, and interior and exterior finishes. Journeyperson auto body technicians may specialize in damage appraisal, frame straightening, surface preparation, sheet metal work, and refinishing. After preparing or reviewing motor vehicle repair estimate reports, auto body technicians: use frame machines to straighten bent frames and unitized bodies remove badly damaged sections of vehicles (e.g., roof, rear body panels, etc.) and weld in new sections repair damage to body panels and weld sheet metal apply masking to the bumpers, windows and trim and use a spray gun to apply primer. The auto body technician will then clean and smooth the surface before applying the finish repair and/or replace interior and exterior components such as instrument panels, seat frame assemblies, carpets and floorboard insulation, trim panels and mouldings replace accident damage components in hybrid systems, airbags and restraint systems inspect vehicles for dimensional accuracy and test drive them to ensure proper alignment and handling
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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Journeyman
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 4 Years
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
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Updated May 16, 2017. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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