Automotive Collision Repair

Provider: ​Delivered in partnership with Vancouver Community College (VCC)
Location:  ​Work Experience placement within the community​​ & Sandwick Technical School
start date:
 ​Semester 2
* Students have the option to start the online learning beginning November  
Times: ​​Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 3:30 pm​
1/2 day online theory at a collision shop in town and then 1/2 day practical
Cost to student: ​$250 Textbooks
​WorkPlace Math 11
Recommend Shop Classes
Automotive, Electronics, Transportation Trades Sampler, Metalwork

Grad Credits: ​20
Note: Follows school timetable with a Spring Break

Below is a sample timetable showing a pathway and the required courses needed between Grade 10 - 12 so a student could get into the Carpentry Program @ North Island College for Semester 2 of their Grade 12 year.

Grade 10

Grade 11

Grade 12


English 10

Math 10

CLE 10/Elective 10

Elective 10/Elective 10


English 11

Science 11*

Socials 11 or 12 *

Elective 11 (CLE11*)

English 12


*Grade 11 Academic?

Elective 12


Socials 10

Science 10


Elective 10/Elective 10


Transportation Trades Sampler
(Includes WorkPlace Math 11)


Other Electives/Courses

VCC Auto Collision Program

(Local Auto body Shop)


Counts as Grade 12 Electives

* Could be done in Grade 12


Auto Collision
This program combines online learning with real hands on experience in a local Auto Collision repair shop.   The day typically starts with the student working on the online theory portion of the program.  In the afternoon the student would be in the shop.  Throughout the program an instructor from VCC would come to the community and work with the student(s) on specific hands on program requiements   

District & NIC Applications, Form and Links

VCC College program Website

If you will complete any of the following applications digitally, make sure you download and save them to your computer first before completing.  You can use the Fill & Sign feature in Adobe Acrobat Reader to sign it.

District Application - Train In Trades (Can be done at home and brought to Careers Teacher)
Student Learning Plan - Trades (Can be started at home and brought to Careers Teacher)
ITA Youth Train In Trades Application Form (To completed once accepted to program) 
VCC Application (Can be done at home and brought to Careers Teacher)
NIDES Registration (Only required if your program starts in Semester 2)


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Careers Contacts

GP Vanier
Kelley Giorganni: 250-338-2110
Mark R Isfeld
Randy James: 250-334-4628
Tracey McKinney: 250-339-3617
Glacier View
Dawn Stevens: 250-338-2752