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This 22-week entry-level training program has been designed to take a student with little or no previous experience in the automotive refinishing/painting trade and supplies them with the necessary skills to seek employment in this industry. Instruction in all subject matters relating to the Automotive Paint Prep apprenticeship is included. Graduates of this program will receive Industry Training Authority (ITA) credit for Level I Apprenticeship technical training for Automotive Paint Prep Technician. The Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician credential is the prerequisite for the Automotive Refinishing Painter (Automotive Refinishing Technician) apprenticeship. Graduates of this program may also be granted practical credit from the Industry Training Authority.
A minimum of 50% in any of:
The ABLE Mathematics Test scores are only good for two (2) years.
Applicants who have not satisfied the Math requirement within the last seven (7) years must write the ABLE Mathematics test and must receive a minimum of 50%.
Minimum passing grade per component is 70%.
Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 07/01/2022