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Automotive Glass Technician: Apprenticeship

  • Training Level Apprenticeship
  • Credential Granted
    • Apprenticeship
    • ITA Credential
  • Coordinator Contact:
    Contact Tracy Harrison, Apprenticeship Manager Assistant 250.762.5445 (loc 4347)
Application Deadline Advice
Applications may be submitted starting on February 1 for entry in the subsequent 10 months. Early application is strongly recommended.
Training Schedule

Contact OC for the next opening.

Training schedule provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium

Related Foundation Programs

This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority for:

Automotive Glass Technician

Source: 'Automotive Glass Technician' profile on BC ITA.


Automotive Glass Technicians remove, install, repair and generally service all types of stationary and movable glass in motor vehicles and related equipment.

The program combines technical and work-based training. It generally takes three years to complete.

The technical training is two 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 5280 hours. Based on a 30-hour work week this involves 176 weeks of training.

Training Content

Training modules are:

  • Safety, Care and Use of Automotive Glass Tools
  • Vehicle Protection
  • Damage Assessment
  • Removal Procedures
  • Installation Procedures
  • Windshield Repair
  • Supplemental Restraint System
  • Template Preparation
  • Troubleshooting Procedures



  • Grade 10 or equivalent
  • English 10
  • Math 10
  • Science 10


  • Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Occupations

Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:

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