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Graduates typically find work in the specialty vehicle, automotive repair, or autobody marketplace. They would be qualified for an entry level position in a restoration or custom vehicle shop. He/she will also be more than competent to work at a first year level in autobody shop. This course would be an asset for a journeyperson to expand their practice into the restoration industry. Graduates will have the opportunity to challenge the Autobody Prepper exam, allowing them to start their career in an apprenticeship position. Lakeland College will offer a Street Rod Technologies (SRT) program to students who wish to either start a career or expand their knowledge in the custom vehicle industry. The SRT program will provide an introductory look at the automotive and motorcycle restoration and customizing industry. This program will focus on planning, budgeting, and completing a specialty project. Students will learn the operation of tools and techniques needed to complete custom projects. Skills learned in this program will be assessed in a competency based environment ensuring the student can be productive upon entering the industry. The skills acquired will include fabrication, sheet metal shaping, welding, composite materials, metal prep, and paint.
Program Type Occupational
Credential Type Certificate
Length 1 Year or Less
- Part Time Only
- Cooperative Education
- Continuing Education
- Distance Learning
High school diploma or with at least 50 per cent in English 20-2, Math 20-3 and Science 10.
This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Student Aid Alberta for the funding year 2017/08/01 to 2018/07/31*.
Tuition $18,050.00 Year One
Mandatory Fees $2,679.00 Year One
Books/Supplies/Instruments $300.00 Year One
* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.
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Updated June 18, 2014. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.
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