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Real world experience is an important part of transportation trades training at VCC. Alongside supportive and knowledgeable instructors, our students train with the most up-to-date equipment in our campus auto shop. Graduates are prepared to meet current industry needs and establish a successful career in the automotive collision repair and commercial transport industries.
Driving Industry Excellence
The ARA represents the automotive industry in B.C. They ensure the key issues and needs of the dynamic industry are being addressed so their members can focus on their business growth and success.
The ARA is VCC's industry liaison and a member of the Program Advisory Committee.
BASF is the world’s leading chemical company. Their Brand Pomise originates not just from their purpose statement – ‘We create chemistry for a sustainable future’ – but also from their strategic principles and values.
This means that creating chemistry extends to all areas of their business. As one company with the best team, BASF harnesses the power of chemistry between people, production, and technology. This connectedness helps create innovative, sustainable solutions that enhance the quality of life today and in the future.
Concept Finishes Ltd. is a major supplier of paint and its associated products for the Automotive, Aerospace and Marine aftermarket industry in the Lower Mainland of British Columbia and we have been serving customers since 1992. The Company has experienced exceptional growth as a supplier to body shops, tradesmen, collectors and do-it-yourself customers.
The Insurance Corporation of British Columbia is a provincial Crown corporation established in 1973 to provide universal auto insurance to B.C. motorists.
For nearly 150 years, Sherwin-Williams has been an industry leader in the development of technologically advanced paint and coatings. As the nation’s largest specialty retailer of paint and painting supplies, Sherwin-Williams is dedicated to supporting both do-it-yourselfers and painting professionals with exceptional products, resources to make confident color selections and expert, personalized service that’s focused on unique project needs. Sherwin-Williams products can only be found at its more than 3,900 neighborhood stores across North America.
The Wedge Clamp system’s ability to perform all major autobody functions of anchoring, measuring and pulling while taking up very little space on the shop floor has made it a major hit worldwide. They are are proud to say that more than 27,000 Wedge Clamp systems are being used in dozens of countries – benefitting bodyshop owners, insurance companies, technicians and motorists alike with their amazing accuracy and speed.
For over 50 years White & Peters has been setting the standard for the distribution of refinish coatings, supplies, and equipment to the collision repair and light industrial industries in British Columbia.