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VCC International

Automotive Collision and Refinishing Diploma (International Cohort)

This program is designed for people who wish to obtain employment in the Automotive Industry as an Automotive Collision Repair Technician, Refinishing Preparation Technician or Auto Glass Technician.

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Start Length Credentials Campus Part- or Full-time
January, May, September 2 years (4 terms) Diploma Broadway Full-time

Program Description

Program Description

Students will learn to apply the skills and knowledge necessary to perform at an apprentice level automotive refinishing, automotive glass or automotive collision technician to provincial standards. Automotive Refinishing Preparation Technicians typically remove parts, mask, perform chemical cleaning, apply putty, sand, prime and prepare an automobile, truck or bus for the Automotive Refinishing Technician in a safe and environmentally sound manner. Automotive Collision Repair Technicians restore the structural integrity of damaged vehicles by straightening frames, fixing minor body damage, removing badly damaged sections and priming and painting all repaired surfaces, verifying dimensional accuracy, system functions, passenger protection, proper alignment and proper handling. Auto Glass Technicians repair and replace all automotive glass.

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements

General

Please note that you must submit official transcripts and educational documents to support your application; unfortunately, we cannot accept photocopies or fax versions.

Applicants should be 18 years of age or older or a graduate of a secondary school.

Proof of English Proficiency

VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.


Program Specific

VCC welcomes international students from around the world to the college's academic or career programs.

Applicants for whom English is a second language should submit proof of English proficiency.

  1. International students must have an English language level of IELTS 5.0 (no band less than 4.5) or iBT TOEFL 60.
  2. Students must possess a high school graduation certificate or GED or equivalent.
  3. Apprentice and workplace Math 10 or equivalent required.
  4. Relevant trades experience can be assessed for entrance into the program.

    Transcripts must be official

Courses Schedule

Courses Schedule

 

Term 1

Communication Skills 1 (ACRD 1130)
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3.0 credits course outline
Component Handling (ACRD 1125)
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1.0 credits course outline
Insurance Estimating (ACRD 1110)
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1.0 credits course outline
MIG Welding (ACRD 1120)
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4.0 credits course outline
Oxyacetylene Welding (ACRD 1115)
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2.0 credits course outline
Tools and Equipment (ACRD 1105)
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2.0 credits course outline
Workplace Skills and Safety (ACRD 1100)
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2.0 credits course outline


Term 2

Advanced Sheet Metal Repair (ACRD 1205)
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5.0 credits course outline
Communication Skills 2 (ACRD 1230)
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3.0 credits course outline
Plastics and Composites (ACRD 1210)
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2.0 credits course outline
Sheet Metal Repair (ACRD 1200)
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5.0 credits course outline


Term 3

Corrosion Protection (ACRD 2115)
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2.0 credits course outline
Paint Repairs (ACRD 2125)
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2.0 credits course outline
Solvents (ACRD 2110)
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1.0 credits course outline
Surface Preparation Methods (ACRD 2100)
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4.0 credits course outline
Topcoats (ACRD 2120)
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1.0 credits course outline
Trade Practice 1 (ACRD 2130)
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3.0 credits course outline
Undercoating (ACRD 2105)
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2.0 credits course outline


Term 4

Automotive Glass (ACRD 2235)
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2.0 credits course outline
Construction and Components (ACRD 2200)
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4.0 credits course outline
Delivery Inspections (ACRD 2220)
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1.0 credits course outline
Detailing (ACRD 2215)
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2.0 credits course outline
Masking (ACRD 2210)
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1.0 credits course outline
Spray Guns (ACRD 2205)
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1.0 credits course outline
Technological Change (ACRD 2225)
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1.0 credits course outline
Trade Skills 2 (ACRD 2230)
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3.0 credits course outline


Fees and Other costs

Fees and Other Costs:


Graduation Fee - $40

Campus Resource Fee - $279.01

Coverall Deposit - $85

Supplies - $74.60

Steel toed boots - $150

Textbooks - $171.60

As international cohorts are exclusively for international students, international fees apply throughout the duration of the program.
International Application Fee $145
Tuition Fee $27,901
Student Union Fee $223
College Initiative Fee $154
Laundry Fee $617
Student Union Health Plan Fee $292
Student Union Dental Plan Fee $292
U-Pass Fee $574

Contact Us/Request Info

Contact Us/Request Info

email: study@vcc.ca

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Program: Automotive Collision and Refinishing Diploma (International Cohort)