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Education and training

AIA Canada offers a number of education and training opportunities to those in the auto care sector. Beyond the options offered below, we also offer limited time opportunities for those in the sector and those exploring a career in auto care. Follow us on social media to be the first to find out about new programs and opportunities.

Current education and training includes:

I-CAR Canada

I-CAR Canada is a training and recognition program, run by AIA Canada, aimed at skills updating for the collision repair industry.

Training is available in both official languages and in live class and distance learning formats. Individuals and repair facilities can earn industry-recognized standards through regular skills updating.

For information on upcoming training and other professional development opportunities, check out I-CAR Canada’s website!

Innovation in Automotive Training

Innovation in Automotive Training is a free training program that aims to address the industry’s workforce challenges—the shortage of automotive tradespeople and the need for up-skilled tradespeople to service modern cars, including EVs. Offered in the Fall 2023, both a Career Exploration and an EV Up-Skilling program will be offered in collaboration with Conestoga College, Fanshawe College, St. Lawrence College and Plug N’ Drive.  This Employment Ontario project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and the Government of Ontario and is offered in English only. 

Data and reports

AIA Canada regularly releases data and reports about the current state of auto care industry, driving trends and future forecasts. This information helps our members plan for today and tomorrow by adjusting to market changes and consumer trends.

Current AIA Canada members have access to all data and reports via the Reports menu on the website. Note: you must be logged in to access all reports.

Not a member yet? Find out the benefits of joining AIA Canada and sign-up today.

Park N Fly Benefits

How the program works

  • Members select their departure city from the drop-down menu
    1. Choose Valet or Self-Park where applicable
    2. Enter their outbound and return dates
    3. Click find your rate
    4. The rates will automatically load
    5. Print a copy of the coupon
  • When exiting the lot
    1. Scan the printed Park’N Fly coupon at the Self-Park pay station
  • If members are using a Valet location
    • Hand a copy of the printed voucher to the agent at check-out or give them the discount code 1120313 once the code is entered by the agent the rate will automatically append to the AIA Canada rate program.
  • Discount Code 1120313
  • At check out members simply scan their pre-printed coupon the Valet or Self-Park pay station
  • When exiting the lot
    • Select form of payment
      1. Credit card
      2. Debit card
    • If they have any difficulties simply
      1. Manually enter 1120313 at the pay station and the rate will be applied
    • Scan the Park’N Fly ticket