Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint)

Motor vehicle body repairers (metal and paint) 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: Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint), in MB, NB, NL, NS, PE, SK, YT
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)

Occupational Standard for current exams

View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.

Essential Skills

Discover the essential skills motor vehicle body repairers (metal and paint) need to succeed in their trade.

Job Market Reports

Find regional information about jobs, average wages, and other news at Explore Careers for the Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) trade.

Study for the Red Seal Examination

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Sample Questions

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Exam Counselling Sheet

Consult the Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.

Ellis Chart

Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint).

Interprovincial Program Guide

View information that guides the technical training for this trade in the Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal and Paint) Interprovincial Program Guide.

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