Okanagan College

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Collision Repair and Refinishing Diploma

Okanagan College

Field of Study:Autobody/Collision and Repair Technology/Technician
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $15,100


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.


Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60 to 70
These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
  •  Grade11 English 
  •  Grade11 Mathematics 
B.C. secondary school graduation or equivalent. English 11 with minimum 50% or alternatives.

A minimum 50% in one of:
Mathematics Grade 10
Foundations of Mathematics and Pre-calculus Grade 10
Both Adult Basic Education MATH 071/072
Or a minimum of 50% in the ABLE mathematics test.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on June 08, 2021