COLRF-CT Collision Refinishing

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Overview

We are not accepting applications for the 19-20 academic year at this time. Information is currently not available as to when the next intake will occur. For information on other programs that might be of interest to you, please contact the program area. Please continue to check this website for further updates.

Admission Requirements

If your academic history includes any of the following, please visit me.rrc.mb.ca/Catalogue/Information/MyEducation for important information: post-secondary studies at an institution other than Red River College; Modified (M), English as an Additional Language (E), or GED high school courses; or home schooling.
ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS ARE DUE WITHIN 30 DAYS OF APPLYING (unless otherwise noted below).

This item is not due within 30 days of applying and will be requested by the College at a later date

Regular Admission Requirements

  1. Grade 12
    • Submit proof of graduation from or enrolment in Grade 12, including one credit in each of the following:
      • Grade 12 English
      • Grade 12 Math
      • Grade 10 Science
    • If you provide proof of enrolment at time of application, your official final grades indicating successful completion must be submitted by July 15 for fall enrolment or by the deadline specified in your admission letter
    • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See English Language Requirements (ELRs) for more information.
      and
  2. English Language Requirements (ELRs)
    • Have you successfully completed the equivalent of three years of full-time secondary (high school) education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country where English was the language of instruction? To view a list of ELR exempt countries click here.
      • If yes, you appear to meet English language requirements. Submit your transcripts for verification purposes.
        or
      • If no, you are required to submit proof of meeting an English language requirements option.  If you choose to complete an English language assessment, review this program's approved assessments and required levels
        or
      • If you completed all of your education in Canada, the United States, or an ELR exempt country in English but did not complete three years of high school, submit your transcripts for review.

Mature Student Admission Requirements
If you are 19 years of age or older and have been out of high school for a minimum of one year at time of application, and you do not meet the regular admission requirements, you may apply under the Mature Student admission requirements.

  1. Academic Requirement
    • High school graduation is not required, but you must have successfully completed or be enrolled in:
      • One credit of each of the following courses:
        • Grade 10 English
        • Grade 10 Applied Math 20S, Pre-Calculus Math 20S, or Grade 11 Consumer Math 30S or Essential Math 30S
        • Grade 10 Science
          or
      • RRC's Academic Foundations program
    • If you provide proof of enrolment at time of application, your official final grades indicating successful completion must be submitted by July 15 for fall enrolment or by the deadline specified in your admission letter
    • If you are required to complete an English language assessment, do not submit your transcripts until requested to do so.  See English Language Requirements (ELRs) for more information.
      and
  2. Meet Regular Admission Requirement 2

English Language Assessments

English Language AssessmentMinimum Required Levels
L - Listening, S - Speaking, R - Reading, W - WritingLSRW
AEPUCE (Academic English Program of University and College Entrance )
8786
CAEL (Canadian Academic English Language)
60506050
CLB (LINC) (Canadian Language Benchmark (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada))
Canadian Citizens: LINC programs are not available.
8786
CanTEST (Canadian Test of English for Scholars and Trainees)
RRC Institutional or Official CanTEST accepted EXCEPT for the Medical Laboratory Sciences (MLS) program. The MLS program requires the Official CanTEST (the RRC Institutional CanTEST will not be accepted).
4.54.04.53.0
IELTS - Academic (International English Language Testing System)
6.56.06.55.5
TOEFL-iBT (Test of English as a Foreign Language - internet Based Test)
20181918

Who Should Enrol?

Because heavy lifting is involved, you must be in good physical condition. You should have a mechanical aptitude and manual dexterity, and be trade- and goal-oriented. Colour blindness could interfere with your progress in this program.

You should be in good physical and respiratory condition because of the physical aspects of the work environment and constant exposure to refinishing products.

Locations, Dates and Fees

Costs (estimates only; subject to change)

Program/Student Fees
Year 1
$3,245.00
Books and Supplies
Year 1
$250.00

Students may apply for financial assistance through the Manitoba Student Aid program. For general information on applying please call 204-945-6321 or 1-800-204-1685, or visit their website at www.manitobastudentaid.ca, which also includes an online application. For detailed information, please visit one of the RRC Student Service Centres or call 204-632-2327. Applicants requiring financial assistance should complete their student loan applications well in advance of the class start date.

Red River College is a participating institution in the HigherEdPoints program. Through this program, students are able to convert Aeroplan® Miles and TD Points into funds to help cover their tuition. Family members and friends can also contribute to a student’s education by converting their loyalty points - anyone can donate their points to an individual student.

Visit the HigherEdPoints website for more information about the program and/or to set up an account to convert your points.

Courses and Descriptions

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Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL)
In addition to Transfer of Credit from a recognized post secondary institution, other RPL processes are available for RPL courses. Click here for more information. For courses with no RPL, please check www.rrc.ca/rpl for additional contact information.
AUTO-1007Electrical Fundamentals
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(No description available at this time)

AUTO-1017Collision Refinishing Project
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Repair and refinish live work projects.

AUTO-1073Refinishing Equipment - Theory
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Identification and description of Hand, Power Tools, and Refinishing Equipment.

AUTO-1074In-Industry Training 1
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Work experience in a collision repair facility, commercial or industrial business.

AUTO-1075In-Industry Training 2
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Second work experience in a collision repair facility, commercial or industrial business.

AUTO-1077Detailing Vehicle
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Removing of paint defects by polishing of topcoats, application of pin stripping and decals, final clean up of vehicle for customer delivery.

AUTO-1078Refinishing Equipment - Practical
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Operation of, trouble shooting, maintaining and servicing of equipment.

AUTO-1079Trim/Parts Sheet Metal Repairs Theory
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Identification of and vehicle components, removal and installation comprehension of minor sheet metal repairs.

AUTO-1080Trim/Parts Sheet Metal Repairs Practical
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Performing trim and part removal and installation. Correcting minor sheet metal repairs.

AUTO-1081Surface Prep and Apply the Finish Theory
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Preparing various types of substrates, various masking methods, corrosion protection and types of undercoats.

AUTO-1082Surface Prep & Apply Finish Practical
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Preparing surfaces for application of primers and corrosion protection.

AUTO-1083Understand/Apply Auto Finishes Theory
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Masking, blending, understanding of various types of topcoats, retrieval and mixing of colour information and products.

AUTO-1084Application of Topcoats - Practical
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Application of various types of topcoats, masking and minor blending techniques, duplicating factory finishes.

AUTO-1452Estimating
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Topics covered are interpretation of estimate sheets, work orders, crash manuals, V.I.N, paint manufacturers, product manuals, service manuals, and spid labels.

COMM-1987Related Communications
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(No description available at this time)

MATH-1156Related Math
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(No description available at this time)

SAFE-1041Safety
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Topics covered include requirements of the trade and WHMIS.

SEMR-9104Introduction to Basic Computers
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(No description available at this time)

SEMR-9209General Safety Training
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This General Safety Training (GST) teaches basic general safety content to arm students with the core information necessary for them to protect themselves in workplaces on all descriptions. Although some examples may consider Manitoba legislation, this course has been developed by occupational safety and health professionals using generic information that is not provincially specific.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is a process which documents and compares an individual's prior learning gained from prior education, work and life experiences and personal study to the learning outcomes in College courses/programs. For more information, please visit www.rrc.ca/rpl.

Graduate Employment Report

Red River College surveys its graduates on an annual basis to collect data related to the graduates’ employment status, salary, occupation and skill use. In addition, graduates are asked to indicate their level of satisfaction regarding the education they received at Red River College.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/graduate-satisfaction for graduate satisfaction and employment reports.

Employment Potential

Employment opportunities are extremely high in many related areas. Many graduates will find employment as autobody preppers or paint technicians in collision repair facilities, including those servicing heavy-duty trucks.

Other possible employment opportunities include:

  • Paint estimator
  • Working in shop management
  • Jobber or manufacturer paint representative
  • Factory or assembly line painter

Contact Information

For general information about this program or how to apply, contact Enrolment Services at 204-632-2327.

How to Apply

For information on how to apply to this program, follow the link below.

www.rrc.ca/howtoapply

Student Evaluation of Program

Every year Red River College surveys students, in all full-time programs, to learn more about their college experience. The questionnaire includes questions about students’ experiences with College programs, facilities, and services offered.

Visit www.rrc.ca/numbers/reports/student-evaluation-of-program for student evaluation of program reports.

College Support Services

Red River College is committed to student success and provides valuable support services to assist in helping students make the most of their time at RRC.

Visit www.rrc.ca/supports for more information.

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