Auto Body Repairers

(NOC 7322)
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Requirement


  • Completion of secondary school is usually required.
  • Completion of a three- to four-year motor vehicle body repair apprenticeship program or A combination of over three years of work experience in the motor vehicle body repair trade and completion of a high school or college automotive body repair program is usually required to be eligible for trade certification.
  • Trade certification for motor vehicle body repair (metal and paint) is compulsory in Nova Scotia, Ontario and Alberta and available, but voluntary, in Newfoundland and Labrador, Prince Edward Island, New Brunswick, Manitoba, Saskatchewan, British Columbia, the Yukon, the Northwest Territories and Nunavut.
  • Auto body repairer and painter certification is compulsory in Quebec and auto body repairer certification is compulsory in Ontario and Alberta and available, but voluntary, in the Yukon and the Northwest Territories.
  • Red Seal endorsement is also available to qualified motor vehicle body repairers (metal and paint) upon successful completion of the interprovincial Red Seal examination.

Degrees Associated with This Career

High School Diploma
Certificate
Diploma

Useful Experience/Skills

Mechanics
Computerized equipment
Diagrams/schematics
Dealing with the public
Good hand-eye coordination
Decision-making
Job Task Planning and Organizing

Useful Secondary School Subjects

Mechanics
Business
English
Science
Mathematics
Chemistry

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Automotive Service Technician Certificate; Apprenticeship
Automotive Service Technician (ASEP-GM) Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Centennial College
Toronto, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Motive Power - Heavy Duty Equipment Technician Diploma; Online
Automotive - Motive Power Technician Diploma; Online
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Automotive Service Technician Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Cambrian College
Sudbury, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Motive Power Technician - Service and Management Diploma; Co-op; Apprenticeship
Motive Power Technician - Service and Management Diploma
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Modified on January 26, 2022