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Automotive Glass Technician: Apprenticeship


  • Training Level
    Apprenticeship
  • Tuition Estimate
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  • Book & Supplies Cost Estimates
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  • Credential Granted
    • Apprenticeship
    • ITA Credential
  • Coordinator Contact
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Application Deadline Advice

Applications should be submitted as early as possible. Qualified applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis.

Training Schedule

Training schedule details provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium (TTC).

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Level: 01
Broadway Campus

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

Automotive Glass Technician

ITA Source: 'Automotive Glass Technician' profile.


Description

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

Pre-requisites

Recommended

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

Preferred

  • Grade 12 or equivalent

Related Occupations

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

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