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Auto Body Technician
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Non-Credential
Length 1 Year or Less
Auto Body Prepper: 2 Year Apprenticeship (this includes one 4-week technical training session)
Auto Body Repairer: 3 Year Apprenticeship (this includes one 4-week and two 7-week technical training sessions)
Auto Body Refinisher: 2 Year Apprenticeship (this includes one 4-week and one 6-week technical training sessions)
Auto Body Technician: Certification in the Auto Body Technician trade can only be obtained by completing the Auto Body Technician-Refinisher and Auto Body Technician-Repairer apprenticeship training programs or through the Equivalency or Qualification Programs.
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
Have at least English 10-2, Math 10-3 and Science 10, or equivalent, or pass the entrance exam (see Entrance Level Competencies, Exam Counselling Sheet, Entrance Exam Study Guide, and Entrance Exam Support Materials List). Find a suitable employer who is willing to hire and train an apprentice. Most employers prefer to hire high school graduates and may select apprentices from among their current employees. To learn more about apprenticeship in Alberta contact the Career Information Hotline for the apprenticeship office nearest you.
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Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available
Updated February 01, 2012. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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