Automotive Painter

 An Automotive Painter is a person who paints and refinishes automobiles, trucks, and buses whether it's a result of a collision, restoration work or a custom-design paint job. An Automotive Refinishing Technician is designated as an Automotive Painter under the Inter-provincial Red Seal program. Apprentices are required to attend 4 weeks of technical training courses in each period of this 2 year apprenticeship.

 Successful completion grants the apprentice with the Certificate of Qualification as a Red Seal 
Automotive Painter and Refinisher.

Achieving your Red Seal Endorsement (RSE) will provide you with a set of nationally recognized and transferable skills that will provide you with an opportunity for employment across Canada. 

All trades offered at Okanagan College lead to the Red Seal


Location: Kelowna Campus
                 1000 KLO Rd.

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Automotive Painter Student