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Collision Repair Technician Certificate (now offered as Automotive Collision Repair/Painting and Refinishing)

Now offered as Automotive Collision Repair/Painting and Refinishing.

This 41-week (1,230 hour) program takes a student with little or no previous experience in the automotive collision repair trade and supplies them with the necessary skills to seek employment in this industry. Instruction in all subject matters relating to Levels 1, 2, and 3 Automotive Collision Repair apprenticeship is included Graduates of this program will receive Industry Training Authority (ITA) credit for all three levels of Apprenticeship technical training for Automotive Collision Repair. Graduates of this program may also be granted practical credit from the Industry Training Authority. Successful graduates are eligible to write the Inter-Provincial Red Seal Exam.

Admission Requirements

  • B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent, or 19 years of age and out of secondary school for at least one year as of the first day of classes.
  • English 10 with minimum 50% or alternatives.
  • Math requirement: Students graduating from secondary school in or prior to 2012: Mathematics 10 or an equivalent Intermediate Level Adult Basic Education Mathematics course, or an ABLE mathematics score of at least 50%. Students entering Grade 10 in or after 2010 and/or completing the new mathematics curriculum: One of: Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics 10, Foundations of Mathematics or Pre-Calculus 10, or an equivalent Intermediate Level Adult Basic Education Mathematics course or an ABLE mathematics score of at least 50%.

Graduation Requirements

Graduates must complete the 38 courses with a minimum passing grade of 70% in each course.

Program Outline

CRTF 101 Introduction to Collision Repair
CRTF 102 Safety in the Collision Repair Industry
CRTF 103 Applied Shop Practices
CRTF 104 Tools and Equipment
CRTF 105 Body Structure and Components
CRTF 106 Fixed and Moveable Glass
CRTF 107 Cutting and Heating Technologies
CRTF 108 MIG Welding Steel
CRTF 109 MIG Welding Aluminum
CRTF 110 TIG Welding Steel and Aluminum
CRTF 111 Automotive Sheet Metal Repair Fundamentals
CRTF 112 Plastic Repair Technologies
CRTF 113 Composite Plastic Repair Technology
CRTF 114 Aluminum Repair
CRTF 115 Aluminum Panel Replacement
CRTF 116 Surface Preparation
CRTF 117 Undercoats
CRTF 118 Topcoats for the Collision Technician
CRTF 119 Detailing
CRTF 120 Unibody Panel Replacement and Sectioning
CRTF 121 Full Frame Replacement and Sectioning
CRTF 122 Corrosion Protection and NVH Technologies
CRTF 123 Mechanical Components 1 - Heating/Cooling/HVAC
CRTF 124 Mechanical Components 2 - Electrical Systems
CRTF 125 Mechanical Components 3 - Hybrid Vehicle Technology
CRTF 126 Mechanical Components 4 - Electronic Diagnostics
CRTF 127 Mechanical Components 5 Restraint Systems
CRTF 128 Mechanical Components 6 - Braking Systems
CRTF 129 Mechanical Components 7 - Fuel & Exhaust Systems
CRTF 130 Mechanical Components 8 - Drivetrain & Mounts
CRTF 131 Collision Impact Analysis
CRTF 132 Measuring Collision Damage
CRTF 133 Anchoring Systems & Principles
CRTF 134 Structural Pulling and Straightening
CRTF 135 Advanced Repair & Sectioning Techniques
CRTF 136 Wheel Alignment & Damage Diagnosis
CRTF 137 Business Management & Insurance Liasion
CRTF 138 Preparation for Employment

Program Area:

Trades and Apprenticeship

Campus (Intake):

  • Kelowna (Sep)

Credential:

Certificate

Delivery:

  • Full-Time

Cost:

2014-15: $5,398.08
  • Fees include all mandatory fees: Activity fee, Health & Dental, Student Association fee, Education Technology fee,Development fee.
  • All amounts are approximate and are subject to change.
  • International students will pay International tuition fees

Notes:

This program qualifies for government student assistance.

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Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 05/25/2016