This course provides the Technical Training component of the provincial Automotive Painter (Automotive Refinishing Technician) apprentice program. Students gain advanced skills and knowledge on performing inspections to assess substrate condition, develop repair estimates and ensure quality control. Additionally, students will further develop skills to ensure quality refinishes in areas of preparation, paint mixing, matching and troubleshooting of paint problems. Students will also refine their pre-delivery skills focussing on removal of surface imperfections, the application of decals and striping and performing quality control inspections.
Students achieving an in-school grade of 70% or greater are eligible to write the interprovincial ITA exam (Red Seal) to receive an ITA Certificate of Qualification for this trade.
Course code: APAP 1001
Length: 100 hours
PrerequisitesStudents must be registered with the Industry Training Authority of BC (ITA), have received an Apprentice Identification number and received ITA credit for Auto Refinishing Prep Technician Technical Training.
* Fees are approximate and subject to change. Students are required to pay any applicable fee increases. Fees listed are for domestic students. For international programs, visit VCC International.
† This information is intended as a guideline only. Program and course details are subject to change with the approval of VCC's Board of Governors.