Autobody 10 - With Work Placement

Course Description

This course has a required work placement component (75 hours theory and 25 hours of work placement).  The work placement must be coordinated through a Career Work Exploration (CWEX) teacher (ask your principal if you do not know if you have a CWEX teacher available). The work placement provides the student with hands-on experience in the autobody repair industry. Students are responsible for any necessary workplace attire/materials (ex. work boots, tools, etc).

For Practical and Applied Arts (PAA) courses with a work placement, scheduled site visits by a CWEX teacher are required. Learn more about work placements.

Autobody 10 introduces students to the Autobody Repair Industry. This course will look at a variety of topics that will introduce a student to career possibilities as well as the many different aspects of autobody repair.

Units of Study

  • Career Opportunities
  • Safety
  • Auto Design
  • Hand Tools
  • Power Tools
  • Metal Straightening
  • Filler Repair
  • Panel Replacement
  • Contoured Rust Repair
  • Introduction to Welding

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC

E-Text: Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing

Obtained by Student


Suggested Career Pathways

Autobody Technician, Automotive Painter. Automotive Parts, Repair Estimator, PAA Teacher.



Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous



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