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Tue, Feb 28



Skills Competition - Auto Collision Repair

Auto Collision Repair Contest w/ Craig Sindall

Skills Competition - Auto Collision Repair
Skills Competition - Auto Collision Repair

Time & Location

Feb 28, 2023, 8:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

N.D.S.S., 245 Belleville Rd, Napanee, ON K7R 3M7, Canada


PURPOSE OF THE CONTEST:  Students will demonstrate the collision repair and welding skills involved in the automotive collision repair industry. Each competitor’s comprehension of auto COLLISION repair terms, procedures and their ability to perform these tasks in a safe and professional manner will be evaluated.

Duration of contest

6 hours at N.D.S.S. 8:30 - 2:30 pm

Competitors will be judged on their general knowledge of the automotive collision repair process with particular attention paid to:

Skills and Knowledge to be tested;

  • Repair tear in fender, weld in section
  • Repair plastic bumper section
  • Measure unibody system
  • Written exam

Equipment materials and clothing

All personal auto collision repair technician tools including:

  • drill bits
  • vice grips
  • tape measure
  • straight edge ruler
  • tri-square
  • welding helmet
  • gloves
  • aprons
  • hacksaw and blades
  • spot weld cutter
  • felt marker or pencil
  • body hammer
  • block sander
  • spreaders
  • mixing board
  • center punch
  • cold chisel
  • die grinder
  • air saw
  • DA sander
  • all safety equipment listed below

Equipment and material provided by Limestone District School Board

  • work table
  • Protective equipment other than individual protective gear (PPE)
  • welders
  • Air supplied respirators
  • Disposable gloves (Nitrile)
  • Dual action sanders and supplies
  • Blow gun
  • Hazardous spill kit
  • Fresh air Respiratory protection

Safety Equipment

List of required personal protective equipment (PPE) provided by competitors

  • Safety Glasses with non-tinted clear
  • Coveralls
  • CSA approved Safety shoes
  • Safety Gloves
  • Welding helmet
  • Dust Mask
  • Leather gloves
  • Hearing protection
  • Charcoal filter respirator


To be completed by judges selected by the competition chair

Point breakdown

B pillar Replacement   470 marks

Bumper Repair Project   280 marks

Measuring a Unibody   200 marks

Theoretical Exam   50 marks

Total Marks / 1000

Mark out of 100 /100

Totals /1000

Note to competitors; inappropriate use of material and or safety equipment may lead to point deduction and or disqualification.

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