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This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority for:
Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal & Paint)
Source: 'Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal & Paint) ' profile on BC ITA.
Motor Vehicle Body Repairers (Metal and Paint) repair, adjust and replace sheet metal and associated parts of cars, trucks and buses.
The program combines technical and work-based training. It generally takes four years to complete.
The technical training is made up of three levels totaling 16 weeks. Levels One and Two are 5 weeks each. Level three is 6 weeks. This block of training is normally delivered through an ITA approved training institution. Sometimes it may also be met through approved training models (distance education, part-time) and/or a level challenge exam.
The work-based training totals 6750 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves about 225 weeks of training.
Training modules are:
Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:
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