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The Collision Repair Technology Program provides students with an opportunity to take a hands-on approach to learning by developing their skills working on modern vehicles and exciting projects using the latest, most modern equipment and materials available. The Collision Repair Industry provides many exciting career options such as insurance estimators, collision and frame specialist, refinisher and vehicle customizer. 

This program will appeal to students who are artistically and technically inclined, who can visualize, and have an eye for detail.  This program is accredited by the Manitoba Apprenticeship Board.

The first course in this program is Exploration of Collision Repair and Refinishing Technology (COA10S). This course is intended to introduce Grade 9 students to the basic skills required in Collision Repair and Refinishing and give them an exploratory experience of the trade. Students will learn to:

  •   Work safely in a modern body repair and paint shop
  •   Use basic trade related hand and power tools
  •   MIG weld and minor damage repair
  •   Fabricate using sheet metal and custom paint a project panel



Students continuing in this program at the grade 10, 11, and 12 levels will have the opportunity to further develop their skills in:

  •    working with different metals
  •    minor damage repair
  •    damage analysis with measure and gauging principles
  •    bolt-on and weld-on component replacement
  •    working with corrosion protection material
  •    Surface preparation and custom finishing