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Duration

30 weeks

Tuition

$2,721

  London

Sep 7-Apr 1

Plus 1 other start dates

Jan 4 - Jul 29 2022

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

no

Fanshawe’s auto body repair courses focus on the practical skills used by entry-level auto body repairers: welding, refinishing, metalworking and body repair. While in the program, you will have numerous opportunities to perfect your craftsmanship in our state-of-the-art auto body shop and develop a strong foundational understanding of the technologies and techniques used in the auto body repair field.

You will also learn how to assess vehicle damage, develop repair estimates using proper etiquette, work with common industry software and learn the fundamentals behind shop operation. These are all important skills for graduates to succeed in the auto body and collision damage repair trade and thrive in this high demand industry.

What You’ll Learn

  • Under appropriate supervision, repair and refinish damage to automotive bodies and frames, and inspect and repair vehicle safety devices.
  • Under appropriate supervision, use diagnostic equipment and basic repair techniques to service automotive power train, tires and rims, fuel and electrical systems, and heating, air conditioning and cooling systems.
  • Repair rust on vehicles and apply corrosion protection where appropriate.
  • Access information to remain current with advanced trade techniques in auto body repair.
  • Assess vehicle damage and provide repair estimates to clients.
  • Perform basic auto body business accounting to calculate inventory, damage and repair estimates.
  • Make ethical business decisions when conducting sales and interacting with clients.
  • Communicate effectively to build and maintain client relationships.

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Student Reviews (2)

Fanshawe College

Advanced Filmmaking at Fanshawe

Mitchell Brhelle

London • January 25, 2021

Graduated From

Film & Television Production

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

As a university graduate, the Advanced Filmmaking program at Fanshawe was an incredibly welcome change of pace. It’s allowed me to focus on the hands-on aspect of filmmaking that I did not have the chance to learn while in University. The shift from ...

As a university graduate, the Advanced Filmmaking program at Fanshawe was an incredibly welcome change of pace. It’s allowed me to focus on the hands-on aspect of filmmaking that I did not have the chance to learn while in University. The shift from reading theories and essay writing to producing content and connecting with my fellow filmmakers was exactly what I needed.

The environment of AFM is a lot more intimate than the university experience. You are always working in groups to create projects and receiving constant feedback from the professors. If you want to learn the ins and outs making a film, and meet the people who are going to help you do it, there is no better place to go than Fanshawe’s Advanced Filmmaking program.

Fanshawe College

Fanshawe Filmmaking

John Hofman

London • October 28, 2020

Graduated From

Film & Television Production

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

3 stars

Curriculum:

3 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars
I did film at Fanshawe and it delivered what it promised. Some of my instructors were awesome while others were so-so. I grew up in London and stayed close to home but realized after I was in the program that there are other schools in Toronto that have a...

I did film at Fanshawe and it delivered what it promised. Some of my instructors were awesome while others were so-so. I grew up in London and stayed close to home but realized after I was in the program that there are other schools in Toronto that have a better reputation. Also people talk about Fanshawe's "slacker vibe", but you don't have to fall into that trap. You can find slackers at every school. In the end, I have a stable job in my field and I live in Toronto. So no regrets, but make sure you put in the work and start networking from Day One.

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