This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:
ITA Source: 'Motor Vehicle Body Repairer (Metal & Paint) ' profile.
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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