Automotive Refinishing Prep Technician

Interested in repairing cars...
The Automotive Refinishing Prep Tech program emphasizes the first and most important steps to a quality repair.  With the expertise of our instructors, students will gain confidence and quality experience in the removal of parts, masking, chemical cleans, applying putty, sanding, priming and preparation of cars and trucks; along with classroom and hands on  training in our well equipped industry style shops - students finish the program with the confidence, skills and abilities that are getting them employment immediately after graduation.   

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Program Details:
22 Week (5 months)
8:00 am - 3:00 pm; Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 11:45 am  Fridays

Outcomes: Graduates of this program will receive Industry Training Authority (ITA) credit for Level I Apprenticeship technical training for . 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.

Employment Opportunities:  Major employers of autobody personnel include dealerships, privately owned and franchised automotive shops and work as insurance estimators, self-employed and as an auto glass technician.

Location:  Kelowna Campus  

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   Successful grads will receive Level 1 Automotive Paint Prep Tech  and it's the prerequisite fo rRefinishing Painter apprenticeship