Automotive Collision & Refinish Common Core Apprentice Lvl 1 (E-pprentice) (ACRP 1102)

This E-pprentice/alternate delivery course provides the Level 1 technical training component of the Provincial Auto Body and Collision Technician apprentice program and the Automotive Refinishing Technician apprentice program. It requires only 3-weeks of on-campus training as opposed to the 7-week traditional course format. This is made possible with self-paced online studies, workplace assignments, and focused competency-based on-campus experience. Note: On-campus training may be delivered in multiple sessions.

In this course students learn about occupational safety, tools and equipment, welding/cutting/heating processes, organization and documentation, metal and plastics repair and replacement, automobile construction and surface preparation/refinishing.

Students achieving a VCC grade of 70% or greater are eligible for the ITA Standardized Written Exam. The VCC training grade is blended with the ITA Exam mark at 80%/20% to determine an overall final grade.

Students achieving a blended grade of 70% or greater are eligible to:
- receive ITA Technical Training credit for Automotive Collision Repair Level 1
- advance to Auto Body and Collision Technician Level 2
- advance to Automotive Refinishing Technician Level 2
Course code: ACRP 1102
Credits: 9.0
Length: 270.0 hours
Course outline: view
Campus: Broadway Broadway


Students must be registered apprentices in the Automotive Collision, Refinishing Prep, or Refinishing Technician trades with the Industry Training Authority of B.C. (ITA) and have received an Apprentice Identification number.

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