Autobody B20

Course Description

Building on the knowledge gained in A20, Autobody B20 exposes learners to automotive detailing, refinishing and repair. We study specific components of a vehicle such as restraint, cooling, and air conditioning systems and learn how to properly maintain, assess damage and repair these parts. Learners also gain a basic understanding of the time and cost associated with various autobody repairs. There is always a continued emphasis on workplace safety practices.

This course has a required work placement component (50 hours of theory and 50 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.

Units of Study

  • Safety
  • Automotive Detailing
  • Restraint Systems
  • Estimating Repairs
  • Plastic Repairs
  • MIG Welding
  • Cooling and Air Conditioning
  • Automotive Refinishing

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC

E-Text: Auto Collision Repair and Refinishing

Obtained by Student


Suggested Career Pathways

Autobody Technician, Automotive Fabrication and Design, Automotive Painter, Automotive Parts Person, Insurance Adjustor, Repair Estimator, Retail Automotive Salesperson, PAA Teacher


Autobody A20

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


Grade 11

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