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ABOD 0101 - Automotive Collision Estimator 1

Automotive Collision Repair/Refinish Technician Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

Course Details

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.





Fall 2019

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2019 term.

CRN 34462

Tue Sep 17 - Thu Nov 21 10 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Sep 17 - Nov 21 Tue/Thu 18:00 - 21:00 BBY NE10 Rm. 107


Kelby Haldorson

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. 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).

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Learning Outcomes

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

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