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Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer Pre-apprenticeship Program

Auto Body and Collision Damage Repair

Tropicana Employment Centre offers a Pre-apprenticeship Training Program for youth to prepare for a career in Auto Body and Collision Damage Repair.

To be eligible, employers need to have a fully-licensed Auto Body Technician working on site.

Pre-apprenticeship Training Program participants have:

  • Been selected from a vast pool of interviewed candidates,
  • Completed a 6 week Academic Upgrading/Life Skills training session,
  • Completed 12 weeks at Centennial College, and
  • Are currently working to complete their Level 1 Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer (Trade Code 310B)

Program Benefits

  • Employing one of the best of 100's of interviewed candidates
  • Employers can receive an hourly training incentive for 12 weeks
  • $1,000 when the participant registers with the Ontario Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities to become an apprentice
  • After registration as an apprentice, $1,000 after 6 months of employment with your business

How to Register

To register as a Pre-apprenticeship Training Program employer, contact Suad Dualeh, Program Coordinator, at (416) 491-7000 ext. 209 or by email to