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Autobody and Collision Damage Repairer Pre-apprenticeship Program

Autobody and Collision Damage Repairer

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

In order to be eligible for the Pre-apprenticeship Training Program, you need to:

  • Have an OSSD (Grade 12 diploma) or equivalent
  • Be between 18 and 30 years of age
  • Be legally entitled to work in Canada (with SIN card)
  • Possess a valid Ontario Driver's License

Program Benefits

There is no cost to participate in the program.

Training participants receive the following training:

  • An introduction to the basics of the autobody trade.
  • 6 weeks of pre-employment training, including interview preparation, resume writing, WHMIS training, employment counselling and job coaching.
  • Level 1 Autobody and Collision Damage Repairer course offered at Centennial College.
  • Toolkit and course materials.

In addition, Employer Connections and Work Placement Program participants also receive:

  • A 12-week paid work placement with an employer.
  • Connections with employers who will provide industry information and answer your questions.
  • Tours and site visits at local autobody repair shops.

Program Schedule

The Pre-apprenticeship Training is a 30-week full-time program.

How to Register

To apply, please contact the Program Coordinator at 416-491-7000.