This course will prepare you to enter the field of collision estimating and focus on customer service and communication skills. Auto body methodology, insurance regulations, and estimating techniques will be covered as well as an introduction to Mitchell and Audatex collision estimating software. This is the first of a two-part program leading to a BCIT Statement of Completion in Automotive Collision Estimating.
CSA approved safety glasses and footwear required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. Textbook "Auto Body Repair Technology" is required (available for purchase at BCIT Burnaby Campus Bookstore).
Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
Identify different vehicle designs.
Identify vehicle sheet metal components.
Make basic auto body repairs to understand the repair process.
Identify collision related damages.
Diagnose collision damages using measuring equipment.
Diagnose collision damage using Mitchell and Audatex software.
Effective as of Spring/Summer 2017
Books & Supplies
The BCIT bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and
stationery. Please visit
bcit.ca/bookstore for more
Books for Fall 2019 offerings of this course are available in the following BCIT
online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering
you are considering.
BCIT Burnaby Bookstore
If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance
Education or Online Learning, nor at the BCIT Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the BCIT Burnaby Bookstore.
Auto Body Repair Technology
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