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CARSTAR hosts Mohawk pre-apprenticeship graduation

CARSTAR hosted Mohawk College's Auto Body and Collision Damage Repairer pre-apprenticeship graduation at its Hamilton headquarters on October 17, 2018. Seventeen students received their pre-apprenticeship training completion certificates at the ceremony.

“It is encouraging that young talent, like we see here today, are interested in the collision repair industry considering the demographic shift we are witnessing in facilities across North America,” said Bill Davidge, director of EDGE performance, CARSTAR.

CARSTAR has more than 260 locations across the Canada and moret than 500 throughout North America. For more information on CARSTAR visit: https://www.carstar.ca/en/. For more information on the Auto Body & Collision Damage Repairer program at Mohawk visit: https://www.mohawkcollege.ca/programs/skilled-trades/auto-body-collision-damage-repairer-310b.

Three students also received outstanding achievement awards. These special awards were co-presented by-- Treshak Industries and 360 Refinish Supply.

Treshak Industries - Outstanding Achievement Award – Basic Level 1 – Practical - Jess Frasson

360 Refinish Supply – Outstanding Achievement Award – Basic Level 1 – Theory – Timothy McConnville

CARSTAR – Outstanding Achievement Award – Basic Level 1 – Dakota Schroder

About Mohawk

Mohawk College educates and serves more than 29,500 full-time, part-time, apprenticeship and international students at three main campuses in Hamilton, Ontario and learning hubs across Hamilton through City School by Mohawk, and at the College’s Centre for Aviation Technology at the Hamilton International Airport. Mohawk is among the top five colleges for applied research in Canada. It has been named one of Canada’s greenest employers seven years in a row, holds a GOLD STARS rating from AASHE for sustainability achievements and is home to the country’s largest and first institutional building to receive dual certification for Zero Carbon Building Framework design and performance for The Joyce Centre for Partnership & Innovation. More than 135,000 people have graduated from Mohawk since it was founded.