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This course provides the Level 2 technical training component of the provincial Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Automotive Collision Repair Technician) apprentice program.
This course is offered in two delivery options; face to face and ONLINE (Flexible Learning/face to face). For the ONLINE option student are given several weeks to complete a series of online assignments prior to attending VCC in Vancouver for a two week face to face sessions and ITA examination at the end of the course. Students interested in the ONLINE option are encouraged to learn more about this format and complete a short self-assessment to ensure online learning is the best choice for your learning needs.
Students learn the theoretical and practical components of MIG welding aluminum, advanced sheet metal repair, metal adhesive bonding processes and repair procedures for plastic composites and fibre reinforced plastics. In addition, this course focuses on electrical and electronics components, airbags, seat belt assemblies, vehicle operating systems, cooling systems, and air conditioning operations.
Students achieving a blended VCC / ITA (level exam) grade of 70% or greater are eligible to advance to Level 2 Technical Training and to receive 150 hours Work-Based Training credit.
Students must be registered with the Industry Training Authority of BC (ITA), have received an Apprentice Identification number and received ITA credit for Auto Collision Repair Technician Apprentice Level 1 Technical Training.
* Note: The CRNs listed below could be restricted to specific program areas.
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