Automotive Collision and Refinish Common Core Apprentice Level 1 (ACRP 1101)

This 7 week (210 hour) course provides the Level 1 technical training component of the Provincial Auto Body and Collision Technician program and, the Automotive Refinishing Technician program.

Major topics include occupational safety, tools and equipment, welding/cutting/heating processes, organization and documentation, metal and plastics repair and replacement, automobile construction and surface preparation/refinishing.

Upon successful completion of this level of technical training students are eligible to write a SkilledTradesBC Standardized Exam. The VCC training grade is blended with the SkilledTradesBC Exam mark at 80%/20% to determine an overall final grade. Students achieving a blended grade of 70% or greater are eligible to:

- receive 210 hours SkilledTradesBC Work-Based Training credit;
- advance to Auto Body and Collision Technician Level 2;
- advance to Automotive Refinishing Technician Level 2.
Course code: ACRP 1101
Credits: 9.0
Length: 210.0 hours
Course outline: view
Campus: Broadway Broadway


Students must be registered apprentices in the Automotive Collision, Refinishing Prep, or Refinishing Technician trades with SkilledTradesBC and have received an Apprentice Identification number.