Welding Wave: Welding apprenticeship program coming to Fanshawe College this September

London, Ontario — A class of future welders will finally be able to make use of Fanshawe College’s recently renovated welding lab, as the college announced Wednesday that it will launch a new welding apprenticeship program ahead of the coming fall semester. Ontario’s Minister of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development Monte McNaughton was on […]

Repairing the Roller: Fanshawe students refurbish ‘Holy Roller’ WWII tank

London, Ontario – Students from Fanshawe College’s auto body and welding programs were trusted with an incredible piece of Canadian history recently as they helped refurbish the Holy Roller Sherman tank in commemoration of the 78th anniversary of the Normandy landings. More than 8,000 hours were put into the restoration; the tank, which landed at […]

CIIA to host vehicle branding presentation highlighting flood damage

All vehicles in Ontario must have a brand shown on the vehicle's permit. CIIA will host a presentation at Fanshawe College that highlights the rules that protect Ontario consumers and shops from improperly branded vehicles.

London, Ontario — September 11, 2017 — Vehicles in Ontario that have been significantly damaged must be reviewed for purposes of assigning a registration “brand.” This includes vehicles damaged in accidents or through fire, theft, flood and vandalism. These “brands” can be assigned by responsible parties and act as a registration notice that advises future […]

Basic estimating class coming to London

The basic estimating course will be held in Fanshawe College's Z building, home of the college's Centre for Applied Transportation Technologies.

Hamilton, Ontario — January 31, 2017 — Registration is now open for the next class of Collision Industry Information Assistance’s (CIIA) basic estimating collision repair training course, taking place in London, Ontario at Fanshawe College. This marks the 21st year that CIIA has run the course. The basic estimating course is designed to help shop […]

Fanshawe hosts grad party for Level 3 apprentices

The graduation class from Fanshawe College, with well-wishers Mike Kennelly, John Norris and Craig Alvaro.

London, Ontario — December 23, 2016 — Fanshawe College in London, Ontario recently held a special graduation party for the school’s Level 3 Auto Body Collision Damage Repair apprentices. The graduates can now head back to their respective shops, complete their training and write the Red Seal exam to become tradespeople in Ontario. Instructors from […]

CIIA to present session on Stolen and Salvage Vehicle inspection program

CIIA logo.

London, Ontario — December 8, 2016 — Collision Industry Information Assistance (CIIA) has announced it will host a presentation designed to introduce repair professionals to the Ontario Stolen and Salvage Vehicle inspection program that is currently available for collision repair and autobody facilities in Ontario. The program currently has about 300 facilities participating. This update […]

Fanshawe College to hold pre-apprenticeship info sessions

Fanshawe College to hold pre-apprenticeship info sessions

London, Ontario — February 9, 2015 Fanshawe College has announced it will hold a series of information sessions regarding its Auto Body and Collision Damage Repair/Painting Pre-Apprenticeship Training Program. The program itself starts July 2, 2015 at the London Campus of Fanshawe College. The program is full-time and lasts for 39 weeks. During the program, […]