Auto Body - Morris School, Morris


The Auto Body program prepares students to work in auto body repair shops and to prepare and apply finishes to a wide variety of surfaces. With the increasing complexity in automotive design, construction and finishes, this has become a technically advanced area of study. Students learn to work with a variety of automotive components, materials and finishes. Skills learned in this program are also valuable in other areas of study such as engineering and 
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Students learn the basics of auto body repair and painting techniques through a variety of assignments and special projects. Classroom theory is combined with a great deal of hands-on practice and learning in the shop. After learning to use hand and power tools related to the trade, students practice the skills on sample vehicle panels. As their skills develop, students have the opportunity to work on live projects including collision repair and customization of personal or customer vehicles.

Many students have found jobs with auto body repair shops and automobile dealerships. As well, on completion of the program employment opportunities may include:

Automotive Detailer Auto Body Supplies Person 
Radiator Repair Technician Insurance Estimator
Insurance Adjuster  Industrial Spray Painter
Glass and Trim Sales and Installer  


Grade 10 student option is to participate in Introduction to Trades Technology (ITT). Please check out the Introduction to Trades Technology program outline.

Section 1 - may start in Grade 11
9029 Introduction to Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology 20S
9030 Fundamentals for Collision Repair & Refinishing Technology 30S
9035 Surface Preparation & Refinishing 40S
9036 Colour Theory & Career Preparation 40S

Section 2
9031 Automotive Metals & Welding 30S
9032 Corrosion Protection 30S
9033 Damage Analysis & Structural Repairs 40S
9034 Weld-on & Bolt-on Panel Replacement 40S

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The Auto Body program is accredited with Manitoba Apprenticeship. If a student achieves an accumulated average of 70% or higher, they may be eligible for their first level of technical training in the Automotive Painter or Motor Vehicle Body Repair trade.


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Morris School
Auto Body Instructor:  Dale Schettler
Box 548  324 Toronto Ave. East
Morris, MB  R0G 1K0
204-746-2612  ext.3248
morris.rrvsd.ca

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