Calgary Board of Education

Autobody Courses

Rust, corrosion, and damage repair is a fact of life in our vehicle dependant society. Students explore the theories and practices of body, frame and interior automotive repair and refinishing.

Career paths include:

  • Auto Body Technician
  • Auto Body Refinisher
  • Auto Body Prepper
  • Custom vehicle modification (hot rods)
  • Fiberglass and custom part manufacturing
  • Damage Appraiser/Estimator

Introductory Auto Body is a three credit course exploring the fundamentals of automobile damage repair. Topics covered include safety, tools, vehicle structure, metal theory and preparing surfaces for primer and paint.

Intermediate Auto Body is a five credit course that will further their repair skills while commencing work on customer/student vehicles. Sheet metal MIG welding will also be introduced as well as trim removal, touch up and polishing.

Advanced Auto Body focuses on the administrative and legal aspects of the trade. Buying and selling vehicles, damage analysis as well as continuing work on customer/student vehicles. RAP program and work experience placement are possible outcomes for those who earn their five credits.

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