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Auto Refinishing Prep Technician

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  The Vancouver School Board, in partnership with Vancouver
  Community College offer the ITA Youth TRAIN in Trade​s Auto
  Refinishing Prep Technician program
Students have the opportunity to earn both high school and post-secondary credits, while training to become a Level 1 certified ITA apprentice.
Program Details
​This full-time program is held at Vancouver Community College (Broadway Campus). 
Classes run four days a week, Monday to Thursday from 8:00 am to 3:00 pm.
The School Board will cover the cost of tuition for t​​his program however, students are ​responsible to purchase their own books, materials.​  
Course Contents    
In addition to inspecting damages and making repair recommendations​, students will learn how to: repair or replace​ damaged auto parts; apply primers and repaint surfaces; use hand tools and specialized automotive repair equipment.
  • "L" driver's license​
  • Automotive courses (suggested)
Program Length
​February to June (5 months)

Download a brochure and application
  • Auto Refinishing Prep Tech 2019- 2020.pdf
  • Youth TRAIN in Trades application
  • Deadline to submit: November 30, 2019​
  • Contact
    Career Programs Office

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