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Automotive Collision Repair (now offered as Collision Repair/Refinishing Prep Technician)

Now offered as Collision Repair/Refinishing Prep Technician.

This 30-week (900 hour) program has been designed to take learners with little or no previous experience in the automotive collision repair trade and supply them with the necessary skills to seek employment in this industry. Instruction in all subject matters relating to Level 1 technical training for Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Automotive Collision Repair Technician) apprenticeship is included.

Graduates of this program will receive Industry Training Authority (ITA) credit for Level 1 technical training and 625 work-based hours towards their apprenticeship for Motor Vehicle Body Repairer.

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.
  • A minimum 50% in one of:
    • Mathematics Grade 10
    • Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-calculus Grade 10
    • Apprenticeship and Workplace Mathematics Grade 10
    • Both Adult Basic Education Math 071/072
    • Or a minimum of 50% in the ABLE mathematics test.

Program Outline

Graduation Requirements

Graduates must complete the 14 courses with a minimum passing grade of 70% in each course.

Program Area:

Trades and Apprenticeship

Campus (Intake):

  • Kelowna ()




  • Full-Time


Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 12/07/2022