Program delivery note

Program delivery note: Fanshawe will temporarily deliver this program as listed under "locations" to the right of your screen or in the "+ more details" menu on mobile. Delivery format may change for January 2021 and onwards.

Become an auto body repair specialist - 2021/2022

These days, repairing motor vehicles takes more than getting your hands dirty. Today’s vehicles are complex, computerized machines that take skill and specialized training to repair. If you’re interested in a rewarding and in-demand career that requires cutting-edge training to develop highly valued skills, this program is for you.

You’ll restore, repair and replace auto body parts and interior finishing. You’ll also assess damage and estimate the cost of repairs. Plus, you’ll operate welding equipment, while learning the skills necessary to prepare and refinish today's high-end top coats.

Vehicle technology is constantly changing so top-notch skills and a commitment to continued learning are required for career success. If you’re willing to evolve alongside new vehicle repair technology, then the opportunities for a rewarding and satisfying career are endless.

The program also requires an apprenticeship component where you'll solve real vehicle problems in a real working garage, auto body shop or dealership.

If you're ready to work and want to combine training with earning power, consider an apprenticeship where you mix workplace-based training under the direction of experienced workers with shorter lengths of classroom or online training.


This is an apprenticeship program.
You cannot apply to this program through

Applicants need a sponsor/employer.
Your sponsor/employer must register you with:

The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities
Apprenticeship/Client Services
72-1200 Commissioners Road East 
London, Ontario, N5Z 4R3 
MAESD is responsible for scheduling your in-school training at Fanshawe College.

More information about Apprenticeships at Fanshawe.

Employment Ontario
This Employment Ontario program is funded in part by the Government of Canada.


More Information - 2021/2022

Program Details

More details

2021/2022 academic year: Refer to the More Info tab to view offerings for the 2021/22 academic year. Canadian students can start applying in early October for programs with Sep. 2021, Jan. 2022 and May 2022 start dates through

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Program Coordinator:

Mike Kennelly

Ontario College Certificate