Collision Repair and Refinishing DiplomaOkanagan College

About this Program

Level: Diploma in Collision Repair and Refinishing

Discpline: Automotive Engineering

Length: 4 semesters

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Application Fee: $100.00
Tuition Fee: $14,370.00

Kelowna Campus Campus

Starting Deadline Status
Sep., 2021 Sep. 1, 2021 closed
Jan., 2022 Sep. 1, 2021 open

Program Description

This two-year diploma program is designed for students who wish to obtain employment in the automotive industry as an Automotive Collision Repair Technician, Refinishing Preparation Technician or Auto Glass Technician. The program begins by providing the student with the first year of apprenticeship training followed by second-year courses that focus on industry required skills in estimating, office skills and entrepreneurship. This unique program provides training in four technical areas that include automotive refinishing preparation, automotive refinishing, automotive collision repair and auto glass repair and replacement. Each of these areas will be covered providing the graduate with completion of four modules of level one technical training. Upon successful completion of the technical training, students will be eligible to write the provincial Industry Training Authority standardized examinations.

Study and Work in Canada

Full-time undergraduate and post-graduate international students can work anywhere on or off campus without a work permit. The rules around the number of hours a student will be allowed to work may vary based on the country the student chooses to study in. International students are typically able to work up to 20 hours a week.