Auto Body and Collision Technician

Auto Body and Collision Technician is the official Red Seal trade name as of October 23, 2018. The previous Red Seal name for this trade was Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint).

Auto body and collision technicians repair and restore damaged motor vehicles. They assess body damage and make repair estimates. They restore a vehicle’s interior components, electronic components and passenger restraint systems such as seat belts and air bags. They may also align and replace suspension and steering components.

NOC: 7322

Designation Year: 1964

Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, SK, YT
Trade title: Auto Body and Collision Technician, in NL
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer (ON), Auto Body Technician (AB, NT), Automotive Collision Repair Technician (BC), Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (NU), Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) (MB, NB, NS, PE, SK, YT)

Occupational Standard for current exams

View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Auto Body and Collision Technician trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.

Essential Skills

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Job Market Reports

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Study for the Red Seal Examination

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Sample Questions

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Exam Counselling Sheet

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Ellis Chart

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Interprovincial Program Guide

View information that guides the technical training for this trade in the Auto Body and Collision Technician Interprovincial Program Guide.

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