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VCC International

Automotive Collision and Refinishing Diploma (International Cohort)

This program is designed for people who wish to obtain employment in the Automotive Industry as an Automotive Collision Repair Technician, Refinishing Preparation Technician or Auto Glass Technician.

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Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
Jan, May, Sep 2 years Diploma Broadway Full-time

Program Description

Program Description

Automotive Collision Repair Technicians restore the structural integrity of damaged vehicles by straightening frames, fixing minor body damage, removing badly damaged sections and priming and painting all repaired surfaces. As a motor vehicle body repairer, you will also repair and/or replace vehicle glass and interior and exterior components of the vehicle. Duties also include verifying dimensional accuracy, system functions, passenger protection, proper alignment and proper handling. Automotive Refinishing Preparation Technicians typically remove parts, mask, perform chemical cleaning, apply putty, sand, prime, and prepare an automobile, truck or bus for the Automotive Refinishing Technician in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Auto Glass Technicians repair and replace all automotive glass.

Upon successful competition of this program students may be eligible to write Industry Training Authority standardized examinations.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.

Applicants should be 16 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Proof of English Proficiency

VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.


Program Specific

VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.

  1. English 10 or Academic IELTS 5.0 overall (no band less than 4.5) or TOEFL iBT 60 or equivalent
  2. High school graduation certificate or equivalent.
  3. Apprentice and workplace Math 10 or equivalent
  4. Or Department Leader approval based on relevant trade experience

    Applicants must have minimum basic computer skills and access to an internet-connected computer/mobile device.

Courses Schedule

Courses Schedule

 

Term 1

Communication Skills 1 (ACRD 1130)
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3.5 credits course outline
Construction and Components 1 (ACRD 1150)
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3.0 credits course outline
Detailing 1 (ACRD 1135)
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1.0 credits course outline
Estimating, Planning and Scheduling 1 (ACRD 1155)
course schedule schedule
1.0 credits course outline
Tools and Equipment (ACRD 1105)
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2.0 credits course outline
Welding, Cutting and Heating Steel 1 (ACRD 1140)
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3.5 credits course outline
Workplace Skills and Safety (ACRD 1100)
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2.5 credits course outline


Term 2

Advanced Sheet Metal Repair (ACRD 1205)
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3.0 credits course outline
Communication Skills 2 (ACRD 1230)
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3.5 credits course outline
Construction and Components 2 (ACRD 1220)
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3.0 credits course outline
Estimating, Planning and Scheduling 2 (ACRD 1255)
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1.0 credits course outline
Plastics and Composites (ACRD 1210)
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1.0 credits course outline
Sheet Metal Repair (ACRD 1200)
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5.0 credits course outline
Welding, Cutting and Heating Steel 2 (ACRD 1240)
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1.0 credits


Term 3

Detailing 2 (ACRD 2135)
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1.0 credits course outline
Estimating, Planning and Scheduling 3 (ACRD 2155)
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2.5 credits course outline
Refinishing Tools & Equipment (ACRD 2140)
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1.0 credits course outline
Surface Preparation & Masking (ACRD 2145)
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4.0 credits course outline
Trade Practice 1 (ACRD 2130)
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3.0 credits course outline
Using Materials and Equipment (ACRD 2150)
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4.0 credits course outline


Term 4

Advanced Refinishing (ACRD 2240)
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3.0 credits course outline
Auto Glass Repair & Replace (ACRD 2236)
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3.0 credits course outline
Estimating, Planning and Scheduling 4 (ACRD 2255)
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1.0 credits course outline
Mechanical and Electrical (ACRD 2250)
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5.0 credits course outline
Trade Practice 2 (ACRD 2230)
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3.0 credits course outline


Fees and Other costs

Fees and Other Costs:


Graduation Fee - $40

Campus Resource Fee - $279.01

Coverall Deposit - $85

Supplies - $74.60

Steel toed boots - $150

Textbooks - $171.60

As international cohorts are exclusively for international students, international fees apply throughout the duration of the program.
International Application Fee $145
Tuition Fee $27,901
Student Union Fee $223
College Initiative Fee $154
Laundry Fee $617
Student Union Health Plan Fee $292
Student Union Dental Plan Fee $292
U-Pass Fee $574

Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info

email: study@vcc.ca

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Program: Automotive Collision and Refinishing Diploma (International Cohort)