Algonquin College

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Automotive Painter (Apprenticeship)

Course Description

This Ontario College Certificate apprenticeship program completes the in-class requirements for the Automotive Painter apprentices, as determined by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities. Individuals who are currently working in the auto body repair industry can continue their education in this program. The program consists of one 8-week level. Apprentices study topics, such as trade practices, health and safety, vehicle surface preparation, corrosion protection, paint blending, tinting, matching and overall vehicle refinishing. SUCCESS FACTORS This program is well-suited for students who: Enjoy a hands-on approach to learning about the automotive paint industry. Can work independently. Are attentive to detail.

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Career outcomes

A broad range of employment opportunities may be available to apprentices and graduates of the Automotive Painter program. The automotive painter technician industry may include such opportunities as: shop foreman, shop manager, estimator, painter, business owner, and supervisor in both the private and corporate sector.

Automotive Painter (Apprenticeship) Algonquin College